Sound Publishing is pleased to announce that the Daily Herald’s coverage of the Marysville Pilchuck High School tragedy received a national first place award from the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2014 Sigma Delta Chi Awards.

The award, categorized under “Deadline Reporting” for a daily (circulation 1-50,000), recognized the fast, thorough and sensitive way Herald staff responded to the shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School and covered the immediate aftermath.