The Best Newspaper Promotions p.28

By: Editorial Staff Verdens Gang of Oslo, Norway, wins best in show in the
60th annual INMA/E&P Awards competition; Providence Journal,
Olympia (Wash.) Olympian each win four first prizes sp.

VERDENS GANG, OSLO, Norway, won the best in show award in the 60th annual International Newspaper Marketing Association/Editor & Publisher Awards Competition.
The Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald won for best graphic design, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette took the best in copywriting award.
Verdens Gang was chosen out of 75 first-prize winners in 19 categories.
Each category was divided into four circulation groups: under 50,000; 50,000 to 100,000; 100,000 to 200,000; and over 200,000.
The entries competed for first-place recognition and a certificate of merit in each circulation group.
In addition to the Best in Show award, Verdens Gang won first prize in two categories, as well as a certificate of merit.
Other big winners included:
The Providence Journal, which won four first-place awards and a certificate of merit, as did the Olympian, Olympia, Wash.
The Herald, Rock Hill, S.C., and the Spokane Spokesman-Review won first-place awards in three categories.
The Pantagraph, Bloomington Ill.; Leader-Post, Regina, Saskatchewan; Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader; and Palm Beach Post, West Palm Beach, Fla., all won two first-place awards and one certificate of merit.
The Financial Post, Toronto, won a first-place award in one category and was awarded four certificates of merit.
The State, Columbia, S.C., took one first-place honor and two certificates of merit.
The Philadelphia Inquirer was awarded three certificates of merit; Orlando Sentinel won four certificates of merit.
The judges for the competition were Lou Allison, senior group creative director for Tracy-Locke, Dallas; Terry Bergen, promotion and public affairs director, the Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Keith Borshak, art director, Tracy-Locke; Pat Burnagiel, advertising director/sales planning and operations, Newsday, Melville, N.Y.
Also on the panel: David Culp, creative group head writer, the Richards Group, Dallas; Bob Dennard, president, Dennard Creative, Dallas; Diane Fannon, vice president, the Image Bank, Irving, Texas; Bernie Gerstlauer, assistant promotion director, Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram; Salma Gottfried, director of public relations and advertising, Loews Anatole Hotel, Dallas; and Clay Hudson, senior writer, Tracy-Locke.
Also: Barbara Hyman, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Hopkins & Associates, Dallas; Cheryl Lewis, director of public relations, Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau; Molly McLaren, senior writer, Tracy-Locke; Patricia Porter, executive director, Dallas Business Committee for the Arts; and Ann Roznovsky, marketing director, Waco (Texas) Tribune-Herald.
Also: Diane Seimetz, associate creative director, Temberlin McClain, Dew Airport, Texas; Lee Slaton, director of advertising and public relations, the Container Store Inc., Dallas; Randy Swift, senior vice president, Nationsbank, Dallas; Brad Thomas, president, Events Inc., Dallas; Jami VanCamp, vice president and manager of marketing communications, Comerica Bank-Texas, Dallas; and Andrea Wagner, promotions/marketing manager, Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle.
Also: Bobbie Wallace, advertising manager, Metrocel Cellular, Dallas; Bob Wasinger, promotion manager, Dallas Morning News; Barbara Wells, research director, Dallas Morning News; and David Wilgus, associate creative director/art director, Temberlin McClain, Dew Airport, Texas.
A complete listing of the winners appears on pages 30-34.
Winning newspapers will be recognized for their achievements at a luncheon during the annual INMA conference being held this week in Boston. On display during the conference will be the best of the entries in this year's competition.
?(This ad won the Roanoke Times & WOrld-News a first -place award in the Newspaper in Education category for newspapers with circulation 100,000 to 200,000) [Photo & Caption]
?(This ad won the Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald the Best in Graphic Design award and also captured a certificate of merit in the In-Paper Promotion category for newspapers over 200,000 circulation) [Photo & Caption]
?(This ad won the St. Petersburg Times a certificate of merit in the Newspaper in Education category for newspapers with circulation over 200,000) [Photo & Caption]
?(These ads won Verdens Gang the Best of Show Award and also won a first-place prize in the In-Paper Promotion category for newspapers with a circulation of over 200,000.) [Photo & Caption]
?(This ad won the Orlando Sentinel a first-place award in the In-Paper Promotion category for newspapers with over 200,000 circulation) [Photo & Caption]
?(This creative advertising showcase won the Indianapolis Star and Indianapolis News a first-place award in the Public Relations Programs and Events categoey for newspapers with over 200,000 circulation) [Photo & Caption]
?(This ad won the Stockton (Calif.) Record a first-place award in the Audiotex category for newspapers circulation 50,000 to 100,000.) [Photo & Caption]


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