The judges for the 2012 Best of GateHouse contest have made their decisions to recognize the best work of the year. Did the Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Mass., repeat as Newspaper of the Year in Division A? Find out how GateHouse newspapers and websites fared, as well as who the top writers, photographers and designers were.
The Columbia Graduate School of Journalism seeks submissions for two major reporting prizes that will recognize professional achievement during its Journalism Day graduation ceremony May 21.
The Column Writing Contest sponsored by The National Society of Newspaper Columnists is now open. Cash prizes.
Learn everything you need to know to enter the 2012 Best of GateHouse contest.
The 2012 Best of GateHouse contest will highlight and reward the most extraordinary journalism crafted by our newsrooms, and recognize our best newspapers of the year.
It is the third time in the past four years the award-winning sports reporter in Peoria, Ill., has received the honor.
Dave Ramsey, GateHouse News Service syndicated columnist, personal money-management expert and popular national radio personality, will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame April 9.
The enthusiasm and creativity of the staff at Berwyn Life jumps off the pages. Their dedication to both digital and print publications has met their objective “to provide numerous opportunities for reader interactivity, involvement and user-generated content.” A job well done – this is one team who should be very proud.
The coverage of local politics in the Taunton Daily Gazette was outstanding, and the judges were extremely impressed with the wide variety of new projects undertaken by the small staff. The strong commitment to teamwork is evident throughout the newspaper.
The judges appreciated The Enterprise’s reporting on community issues including government corruption, water department failures, local schools that help drug-addicted teens and the story of a man who died saving his girlfriend. The judges also noted the paper’s digital move and philanthropy in its community.
The judges were impressed with the newspaper’s thorough coverage of its community with readers in mind. The judges also liked The Patriot Ledger’s creative inclusion of social networks to expand coverage and keep readers informed.
GateHouse News Service director Lisa Glowinski has joined the leadership ladder of the Society for Features Journalism, as secretary/treasurer for 2013.
GateHouse Media New England and Wicked Local will be honored with the Massachusetts Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s Media Partner Promise Award Aug. 8 in Boston.
For a third straight year, Suburban Life Publications has been recognized as having the state's best large nondaily newspaper.
Kirksville Daily Express Managing Editor Jason Hunsicker was awarded first place for column writing from the 2012 Heart of America Awards June 9 in Kansas City.
The Pekin Daily Times won 26 awards in its division Friday at the Illinois Press Association’s annual convention in Springfield, an annual event that honors the work of the best newspaper reporters, editors, photographers, designers and other journalists in Illinois. More than 100 daily and non-daily newspapers competed in 36 editorial categories.
The paper’s news staff won first place in General Excellence. In bestowing this honor, judges lauded the Pekin Daily Times for its all-local front page, good lead art and smart packaging.
For aggressive reporting on public safety, the Ardmoreite in Ardmore, Okla., was honored by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety on Friday.
The Ardmoreite had a strong showing in the AP One contest for the medium sized papers division as several staff members were rewarded with high honors.
The Repository was named the best newspaper in its circulation division and nine writers and editors earned 14 first-place awards, Associated Press Society of Ohio announced Sunday at its annual awards banquet.
The Register-Mail took 34 awards in the 2012 Illinois Associated Press Editors Association News and Photo Contest. Award entries are from 2011.
Digital First Social Media Editor Buffy Andrews will be presenting a webinar on digital promotion for journalists next Thursday, May 23 from 3 - 4 pm Eastern. Register now.