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2015 Excellence in Local News Coverage Contest Winners Have Been Selected

The new Local Media Association “Excellence in Local News Coverage” contest  elicited fierce competition. Your entries were simply phenomenal, and judges certainly had a tough job on their hands. When the dust finally settled, the following winners took top honors. We congratulate all of our winners and offer a special thank you to everyone who submitted entries.

News Innovator of the Yeardavidarkin
David Arkin 
GateHouse Media
Journalist of the Year
Sara Sneath
Victoria Advocate Publishing Company

Top Company Winners


Metroland Media Group: 42 awards
 
GateHouse Media: 17 awards
 

Observer Media Group: 15 awards

Black Press: 13 awards

Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.: 12 awards

 

To view all winners by category, click here.

To view all winners by company, click here.

Awards will be mailed in the coming weeks. With that in mind, it is very important that you review your winning entry (from the “Company Order” document posted online). Please email any corrections for your winning listing(s) to lindsey.estes@localmedia.org by Wednesday, March 16, 2016.

Congratulations to all our winners for their outstanding successes and well-deserved honors. Local Media Association would like to offer special thanks to Northwestern University for judging this contest and to Newspaper Toolbox for hosting the online contest entry platform.

2014 Contest

2014 Editorial Contest Winners Have Been Selected…

The annual Local Media Association Editorial Contest once again elicited fierce competition. Your entries were simply phenomenal, and judges certainly had a tough job on their hands. When the dust finally settled, the following winners took top honors. We congratulate all our winners and offer a special thank you to everyone who submitted entries.

Editor of the Year
Paula Carlson, The Surrey-North Delta Leader, Black Press, Surrey, B.C.

Journalist of the Year
Jon Wells, The Hamilton Spectator, Metroland Media Group, Hamilton, Ontario

Top Company Winners

Metroland Media Group: 86 awards
Lee Enterprises: 28 awards
Black Press: 23 awards.
Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.: 23 awards

Other Top Newspaper Company Winners

Halifax Media Group (Now owned by GateHouse Media): 20 awards
Observer Media Group: 19 awards
Digital First Media: 18 awards
The World Company: 18 awards
ThisWeek Community News: 18 awards
Journal Communications: 17 awards
Small Newspaper Group: 15 awards

To view all winners by category, click here.
To view all winners by company, click here.

Awards will be mailed to the winning newspaper’s publisher. With that in mind, it is very important that you review your winning entry (from the “Company Order” document posted online). Please email any corrections for your winning listing(s) to lindsey.estes@localmedia.org by Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

Congratulations to all our winners for their outstanding successes and well-deserved honors. Local Media Association would like to offer special thanks to the Department of Journalism * University of Florida for judging this contest and to Newspaper Toolbox for hosting the online contest entry platform.