The News excels in annual Ky. Press Association contest

The Murray State News received 17 awards at the Kentucky Press Association Convention in January. The paper’s 2016 Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers awards were:

Best General News Story, first place–Abby Siegel;
Best Ongoing Extended Coverage Story, second place;
Best General News Picture, third place–McKenna Dosier;
Best Sports Picture, second Place–Jenny Rohl;
Best Sports Picture Essay, third place–Chalice Keith;
Best Special Section, first place;
Best Graphic, second place–Austin Gordon and Gisselle Hernandez;
Best Graphic, third place – Austin Gordon;
Best Lifestyle Page, second place–Gisselle Hernandez;
Best Front Page, first place–Connor Jaschen;
Food and Alcohol Ad, first place–Spencer Price;
Furniture Ad, certificate of merit–Austin Gordon;
Group Promotion, certificate of merit–Alex Hilkey;
Best Use of Color, first place–Spencer Price;
Best Ad Series, first place;
Holiday Greeting Ads/Misc., certificate of merit–Austin Gordon; and
Creative Use of the Newspaper, second place–Austin Gordon.

Ryan Alessi and Joe Hedges were co-advisers of the paper for the spring 2016 semester. Stephanie Elder Anderson became The News’ adviser in the fall 2016 semester.

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Posted on 05 January 2018 by jmcjournal

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