Byline: Naomi R. Patton
Mar. 19--The Detroit Press Club Foundation's 2007 Michigan Excellence in Journalism Competition has recognized five Free Press journalists.
Jeff Gerritt won first place in "Newspaper Editorial or Commentary" for a series of columns that exposed woeful health care for Michigan prisoners. The series revealed how inmates often died from neglect.
Tamara Audi won second place in "Newspaper Feature Writing" for a project that explored the growing trend among sperm donors who no longer choose to remain anonymous. Shawn Windsor and Jim Schaefer won third place in "Newspaper Reporting" for their stories about the Tecumseh …