Beast’s John Avlon Wins 2nd NSNC Award

The Daily Beast’s John Avlon has been honored for a second year in a row by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, this time earning the highest honors among three other online columnists in publications with over 100,000 monthly unique viewers.Judges praised Avlon’s “keen commentary on some of the most important movements of the year” and his ability to “pin down original, fresh thinking on topics readers need to understand.” The NSNC announced the awards on May 5, with Chicago Sun-Times’ Rogert Ebert taking second place in the category and Politico’s Roger Simon coming in third.