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23 09, 2014

Nogales International wins 13 awards at state contest

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|Tags: , , |

From left: Priscilla Bolaños, graphic designer; William Wilczewski, sports editor; and Curt Prendergast, reporter, show off the awards won at the Arizona Newspapers Association annual convention last weekend in Scottsdale. Photo/Jonathan Clark Staffers from the Nogales International, collectively and individually, won a total of 13 awards during the Arizona Newspapers Association annual convention last weekend in Scottsdale – including eight first-place prizes. In the ANA’s 2014 [...]

22 09, 2014

Today’s News-Herald earned four statewide first-place awards in ANA’s 2014 Better Newspapers Contest

2014-10-01T17:34:41+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Tags: , , |

Today’s News-Herald earned four statewide first-place awards for news and advertising quality in annual Arizona Newspapers Association contests last weekend. The newspaper earned a top award for departmental reporting and newswriting excellence, and an additional first-place award for editorial page excellence. It competed against non-metropolitan dailies with circulation under 25,000 in such cities as Yuma, Flagstaff, Prescott, Sierra Vista and Casa Grande. The departmental awards are judged on [...]

22 09, 2014

The Sierra Vista Herald/Review captures 17 state awards

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Tags: , , |

PHOENIX -- The Sierra Vista Herald/ Bisbee Daily Review took home 17 awards in the Arizona Newspapers Association’s Better Newspapers contest. It was a really good night for the photo staff as Mark Levy and Beatrice Richardson swept the multimedia storytelling category with Levy taking first for his “The Miners” video, Richardson taking second for her feature on “Carlos” and Levy placing third for his video of Dorothy [...]

22 09, 2014

The Green Valley News won ten first-place awards in ANA’s 2014 Better Newspapers Contest

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Tags: , , |

First place, Best News Photograph: “Cactus down!” by Regina Ford. The Green Valley News won 10 first-place awards and 20 overall in its circulation category at the Arizona Newspapers Association Better Newspapers/Excellence in Advertising contest, including first place in General Excellence. The awards were handed out Saturday night in Scottsdale. "We are so proud that the Arizona Newspaper Association has recognized the wonderful work our editorial [...]

3 07, 2014

Roanoke Rapids Earns a 1st Place in NNA Awards

2017-05-02T13:49:14+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |

​​The National Newspaper Association just announced the winners of their 2014 Better Newspaper Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest. ​The Daily Herald, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina earned a First Place, Best Sales Promotion Section or Edition, Daily Division for its Prospectus Magazine. Prospectus is an annual magazine focused on business and industry in Halifax County, NC. It is published by The Daily Herald in partnership with Halifax County [...]

2 06, 2014

Nogales journalists win 7 prizes in statewide contest

2017-05-02T13:49:16+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nogales International reporter Curt Prendergast displays his award for second runner-up in the Community Journalist of the Year category at Saturday’s Arizona Press Club party in Phoenix. Photo/Elise Bajohr Staffers from the Nogales International won seven awards in the Arizona Press Club’s annual Best in Arizona Journalism contest, including prizes for immigration, investigative, human interest and business reporting. Reporter Curt Prendergast and managing editor Jonathan Clark [...]

16 05, 2014

Capital Journal wins 16 awards in AP Great Plains contest

2017-05-02T13:49:17+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

Sports editor Wade LaRoche’s action shot of Pierre Governors quarterback Alex Gray diving over the goal line in the first round of the class 11AA playoffs won first place in the sports action photo category. The Capital Journal newsroom has won 16 awards in the 2014 AP Great Plains competition, including four for first place. The competition is among newspapers in South Dakota, North Dakota and [...]

5 05, 2014

DN staff won 35 awards in newspaper contest

2017-05-02T13:49:17+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

By Daily News Staff The staff of the Daily News received 35 awards at the North Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, with nine first-place awards in the small daily division. “We had a great year at the contest, pulling in more awards than we’ve had in a long time,” said Kathleen Leinen, managing editor of the Daily News. “I’m very proud of our efforts. We don’t write [...]

5 05, 2014

Williston Herald receives many awards at convention

2017-05-02T13:49:17+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

This photo Jerry Burnes took during the Blast celebration last year won first place in the outdoor recreation photo. The Williston Herald received 48 awards from the North Dakota Newspaper Association during the NDNA Convention on Friday in Bismarck. The Herald collected 12 first-place awards and two special awards from the NDNA. The paper also earned a second-place award in general excellence. Advertising Manager Wanda Olaf [...]

5 05, 2014

Half Moon Bay Review wins for best front page, layout, cartoon

2017-05-02T13:49:17+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

The Half Moon Bay Review won three first prizes in its classification at the May 3 California Newspaper Publishers Association luncheon in San Jose, Calif. The newspaper took top honors for Best Front Page, a category that considers writing, story selection, headlines, photos, layout and graphics. The Half Moon Bay Review was honored with several awards on May 3 – including the prize for consistently having [...]

19 03, 2014

The Daily Herald’s advertising team wins prestigious state honors again

2014-03-19T22:42:41+00:00 March 19th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

The Daily Herald’s advertising department was awarded 20 prestigious state awards on Thursday night in Chapel Hill. The Daily Herald won first-, second- and third-place state awards in the 2013 North Carolina Press Association’s Division D category, which is for daily newspapers under 12,500 circulation. The Daily Herald was named the top newspaper in its division, as it accumulated the most points in the regular contest categories. Rhonda [...]

4 02, 2014

Wick Honors Press Crew With Awards

2017-05-02T13:49:24+00:00 February 4th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Top Quality Award for printing at Wick Communications The team at the Sierra Vista Herald is: ( Pictured left to right) Jay Williams, Rhett Hartgrove, Jimmy Neves, Dean Kinney, Bernie Mendoza, Mike Ziegler, Dennis Marple, and mention to David Olthoff and Micah Gove, who left the Herald press crew during 2013. Congratulations to the press crew at the Sierra Vista Herald for winning the top quality [...]

21 01, 2014

Central design graphic designer receives recognition from Metro Creative Graphics

2017-05-02T13:49:24+00:00 January 21st, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Mike Baldwin, graphic designer for central design, received runner up for his entry into the “2013 Celebrating the Holidays Ad Contest” by Metro Creative Graphics. With over 200 entries judges had quite a challenge to pick a single winner, and Baldwin was able to impress the judges with a Runner-up award. Comments from the judges, “SO MANY THINGS WENT INTO THIS AD, STARTING FROM THE IDEA FOR ENGAGING READERS. [...]

1 01, 2014

Wick Honors Top 2013 Advertising Sales Representatives With Soaring Eagle Awards

2017-05-02T13:49:24+00:00 January 1st, 2014|Tags: , , , |

In conjunction with a renewed emphasis on enhancing advertising sales efforts and success, Wick Communications today recognized 22 advertising sales professionals for their 2013 performances with the inaugural Soaring Eagle Advertising Awards. The recipients were chosen by their respective newspaper companies for their notable sales successes, excellent customer service, dedication to their organizations and for being positive role models and team players. In 2014 Wick intends to develop [...]