National Newspapers Association Awards

People Newspapers is excited to announce that we have placed in the National Newspaper Association (NNA) 2018 newspaper contest.

There were 1,405 entries in the Better Newspaper Editorial Contest and 202 entries in the Better Newspaper Advertising Contest for a total of 1,607 entries. A total of 478 awards were won by 115 member newspapers in 38 states.

Winning Entries

• Best Multiple Advertiser Section (First Place): Preston Hollow People, Real Estate Quarterly, Feb. 2017

• General Excellence (TBA): Park Cities People JuneOct.Nov.,  2017

• Best Special News, Sports or Feature Section or Edition (Honorable Mention): Park Cities People, Football Tab, Aug. 2017

• Story-Series Best Business Feature Story (Third Place): Park Cities People, Box of Lessons, April 2017

Established in 1885, the NNA is a not-for-profit trade association representing the owners, publishers and editors of America’s community newspapers. NNA’s mission is to protect, promote and enhance America’s community newspapers. Today, NNA’s 2,200 members make it the largest national newspaper association.

Winners will be recognized at the awards breakfast held Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, during NNA’s 132nd Annual Convention & Trade Show at the Waterside Marriott, Norfolk, Virginia.

Judging was performed primarily by active community newspaper editors and publishers, as well as retired university journalism professors and retired or former newspaper professionals.

To learn more about the convention go here.

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