For Immediate Release
The Foggiest Idea Wins Multiple Awards at the 2017 Press Club of Long Island Media Awards
Local Real Estate Columnist/Urban Planner’s Work with the Long Island Press Beats Larger Media Organizations in Prestigious “Narrative – Column” and “Best Blog” Categories
Long Island, NY (June 8, 2017) – Richard Murdocco, real estate columnist and founder of The Foggiest Idea, was awarded two (2) first place awards at the 2017 Press Club of Long Island Media Awards held in Woodbury, NY on June 7.
The awards given to Murdocco by the Press Club include the prestigious Narrative – Column category, where his published columns on real estate development for The Long Island Press beat out those of large media organizations, as well as the Best Blog Created and Maintained by An Individual category.
Previous winners of the Narrative – Column category include veteran environmental reporter Karl Grossman and noted columnist Joye Brown of Newsday. Murdocco’s work is read by real estate developers, elected officials, civic leaders, journalists and other influential Long Islanders.
His website www.TheFoggiestIdea.org, a blog that hosts a collection of his published written work, was also recognized by the organization.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the Press Club,” Murdocco said. “The team at The Long Island Press has been very supportive of my work over the years, and I look forward to continuing to advocate for sound urban planning in the New York Metro Area.”
“We are proud to publish Richard Murdocco’s columns delving into the ever-critical issue of development and planning in the region,” said Timothy Bolger, editor in chief of The Long Island Press. “Congratulations are in order for the Press Club of Long Island honors awarding his work.”
“Congratulations to Richard Murdocco on being awarded two first place awards at the 2017 Press Club of Long Island Awards,” said Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine. “Richard’s blog is widely read by real estate developers, elected officials, civic leaders, journalists and others. His crisp prose and intelligent commentary have won the respect of many. It is one of the first things I turn to when I want to know what is happening on Long Island.”
About The Foggiest Idea:
The Foggiest Idea was founded by Richard Murdocco in 2010 with the goal of making real estate development approachable to residents and elected officials. Murdocco’s collection of published work can be found at www.TheFoggiestIdea.org.
About Richard Murdocco:
Murdocco has worked in various professional roles, including for the NYC Mayor’s Office of Capital Project Development under the Bloomberg Administration and housing and environmental non-profits. Murdocco regularly writes on real estate development with by-lines in multiple local, regional and national publications, as well as presents on related matters to local stakeholders.
Rich….congratulations on your awards….they are well deserved !