The Sierra Vista Herald/Review was among those winners in NNA’s 2014 Better Newspaper Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest

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The newspaper took a Third Place, Best Environmental Story, Daily & Non-daily Division, circ. 9,000 or more. Entry Title: Where has all the water gone?. Judges’ Comments: “Great writing, tons of info presented in clear graphics and sidebars, good organization. Excellent and vital work.”

The newspaper also qualified in the General Excellence category and won either a first, second, third or honorable mention. Winners in this category will be announced at the NNA convention in October. In advertising, the Herald/Review won awards in the following categories:

Second Place, Best Sales Promotion Section or Edition, Daily Division. Entry Title: Back to School 2013-2014. Judges’ Comments: “Nicely done and well organized. The listings etc. are easy to read and understand. Great people photos in the articles. Overall really good design. The black & white sections could have used a dash of color but worked well on the whole.”

Third Place, Best Classified Section, Daily & Non-daily Division. Entry Title: Best Classified Section May 3 – 5 2013. Credit(s): Nancy Bernard & Maggie Saunders.  Judges’ Comments: “Another close call in this one. Nice Real Estate ads, great graphic elements in the headers.”

Third Place, Best Public Notice Section, Daily & Non-daily Division. Entry Title: Public Notices. Credit(s): Composing/Classified Department.  Judges’ Comments: “Color banner and left hand listing make it easier to find notices.”

Third Place, Best Sales Promotion Section or Edition, Daily Division. Entry Title: Women In Business. Credit(s): Maggie Saunders & Sierra Vista Herald Editorial staff.  Judges’ Comments: “Fresh and fun design. A variety of content. Loved “Hit List: Songs about Women in Business”. A nice section.”

Honorable Mention, Best Sales Promotion Section or Edition, Daily Division. Entry Title: Sonoita 2013 Business Directory. Credit(s): Maggie Saunders & Jennifer Parr.

All winners will be recognized at the award reception held Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014  during NNA’s 128th Annual Convention & Trade Show at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.

2017-05-02T13:49:07+00:00July 9th, 2014|Tags: , , , |