Judging results have been processed and winners of the National Newspaper Association 2017 Better Newspaper Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest have been posted on the NNA website. Among the winners are 47 Texas newspapers.
There were 1,433 entries in the Better Newspaper Editorial Contest and 221 entries in the Better Newspaper Advertising Contest for a total of 1,654 entries. A total of 475 awards were won by 117 member newspapers in 33 states.
California had the most combined BNC/BNAC wins with 56, followed by Wyoming with 48 and Texas and Iowa tying at 47.
Lists of winners by categories and by newspaper are available on the site. Click here.
Winners will be recognized at the awards breakfast to be held Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, during NNA’s 131st Annual Convention & Trade Show at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa in Tulsa, Okla. Visit NNA’s events webpage to register online for the convention go to: www.nnaweb.org/convention.Places won in General Excellence categories will be announced at the awards breakfast.
Judging was performed primarily by active community newspaper editors and publishers, as well as retired university journalism professors and retired or former newspaper professionals.
Established in 1885, the National Newspaper Association is the voice of America’s community newspapers and is the one of the largest newspaper associations in the country.