Daily Journal Media and staff were recognized for multiple accomplishments with 17 awards at the 2021-22 Minnesota Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest Awards, on Jan. 26, at the 2023 MNA Convention & Trade Show in Brooklyn Park.
Daily News brought home 52 awards in news, photography and advertising categories this year at the North Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.
The Quincy Valley Post-Register, a recently acquired Wick Communications weekly newspaper in central Washington, won several awards in the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association competition in October. The paper also has been named 2018 Business of the Year by the Quincy Valley Chamber of Commerce. Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) awards: Second place: Topical In-Paper Special Section Second place: Multiple Advertiser Ad, 1 or 2 full pages, Jessica [...]
The Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun won several awards in its circulation category in the Arizona Newspapers Association contest Saturday. The awards were for work from May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018, and were handed out at the ANA Fall Convention and Annual Meeting at Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino near Chandler. “This year's awards are a testament to the hard work put in by [...]
The Nogales International and its reporters won a total of 17 journalism awards, including eight first-place prizes, in the Arizona Newspapers Association’s 2018 Better Newspaper Contest. The awards were announced Saturday evening in Chandler at the conclusion of the ANA Fall Convention. The Nogales International competed in the division for non-dailies with a circulation under 3,500, with judging by the Utah Newspapers Association. The competition included work produced [...]
The Argus Observer in Ontario, Oregon, took home two awards in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s 2018 Better Newspaper Contest. Argus entries were entered in dailies with 10,000 or less circulation. Editor Leslie Thompson won first place in Page One Design. Judging was based on use of headlines, photography, content, makeup and typography. The newspaper also took home third place in spot news coverage. Stories submitted in this [...]
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 [...]
Today’s News-Herald earned four statewide first-place awards in ANA’s 2014 Better Newspapers Contest
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Congratulations to Jerry Burnes at the Williston Herald for the winning June photo of the month showing a Native American dancer taking a selfie with the Obamas during their visit to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in Cannon Ball, N.D.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]