NYNPA announces results of 2013-14 Awards for Excellence contest
July 23, 2015
The New York News Publishers Association has announced the winners of its 2013-2014 Awards for Excellence competition. This year’s winners were officially recognized at the Continuing Excellence Banquet and Reception on Wednesday, July 22 at The State Room in Albany.
The annual contest recognizes journalistic excellence among the association’s member newspapers.
This year, contest judges selected winners from 480 entries submitted by 28 New York State daily newspapers.
Once again, the Poughkeepsie Journal was the biggest winner of the competition, taking home 14 awards in the 25,000-49,999 circulation group.
Other big winners of the contest included Newsday (12 awards in Over 175,000), the Press-Republican in Plattsburgh (11 awards in 10,000-24,999), The Post-Standard in Syracuse (8 awards in 50,000-175,000) and the Finger Lakes Times in Geneva (7 awards in 10,000-24,999).
Additionally, four people were honored with NYNPA’s John Peter Zenger Award, which recognizes individuals who demonstrate an unyielding dedication to freedom of the press in the state of New York. The 2015 honorees were Donna Donovan, Lisa Robert Lewis, Barbara Lombardo and Barry Rothfeld.
For the complete list of winners and bios of the John Peter Zenger Award winners, or to view the awards banquet slideshow presentation, please utilize the links below:
For more information on NYNPA’s Awards for Excellence competition please visit the Awards section of this website, or contact Don Ferlazzo or Mary Miller at NYNPA at (518) 449-1667.
New York News Publishers Association, Inc.