Better Newspaper Contest

2013 Award Winners

Hoosier State Press Association - The Indiana Publisher - Better Newspaper Contest

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Division 6 Best Editorial Page/Category 22 First place Perspective Staff The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne) Comments: None given Second place Conversations Staff The Indianapolis Star Comments: None given Third Place Opinion Chris Benninghoff & Alesia Redding South Bend Tribune Comments: None given General category comments: Extremely strong entries across the board. But The Journal Gazette's entry reflected a step beyond the competition in overall excellence in layout and design, content, depth, strength of writing and reader engagement. What a great group of editorial pages/sections! Best Use of Graphics/Category 23 First place Cultural trail; How to choose a holiday show; How we voted Stephen Beard & Emily Kuzniar The Indianapolis Star Comments: Wow at the detail! The "Cultural Trail" was exceptional! Second place In-home care; RECORD HEAT ENDS; Sinkhole opens Gregg Bender The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne) Comments: Graphics were very colorful and VERY easy to interpret! Third place No award given Best Online Site/Web Page/Category 24 See Page 12 for all divisions. Best Sports Section/Category 25 First place Sports Staff The Indianapolis Star Comments: Good use of photos, good variety, content excellent, good breakouts, well-designed and well-written. Second place Sports Staff The Times (Munster) Comments: Excellent coverage of Notre Dame in national championship game; good use of art. Third place Sports Bill Bilinski South Bend Tribune Comments: Excellent prep tab; Prep Football Saturday looked good, read well; in-depth coverage. Best Feature Section or Pages/ Category 26 First place indyliving Staff The Indianapolis Star Comments: If we lived there, we would look forward to reading this features section. Second place Food & Dining Staff Evansville Courier & Press Comments: Great features content. Nice design, a strong food section with appealing layout. Third place In the Bend Jennifer Ellis South Bend Tribune Comments: They do a great job covering local entertainment "in the Bend." Page 65

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