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Gazette honored at awards banquet

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Gazette Staff
February 4, 2009

The Janesville Gazette editorial and advertising departments earned 23 awards in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association's 2008 Better Newspaper Contest, including nine first-place awards.


The winners were announced and honored during a banquet in Green Bay last weekend that concluded WNA's annual conference.


Here are the Gazette's winners:


Advertising

-- First place—Best Ad Idea (series); Julie Daun, Donna Hanson; Kealy's Kafe


-- First place—Best Use of Color; Marci McCarten, Nancy Raufman; What's On The Menu...This Week?


-- First place—Best Advertising Sales Tool; Tom Bradley, Terry Fleig; SW AutoFinder.com


-- First place—Best Circulation Promotion; Sara Van Galder; Superstar Companions


-- Third place—Best Ad Idea (series); Nina Perona, Donna Hanson; Bud Weiser Beloit


-- Third place—Best Newspaper Promotion; Terry Fleig; Go Packers


Editorial

-- First place—Special Section-Editorial; 50 Who Matter


-- First place—Spot News Coverage; Summer flooding 2008


-- First place—Local Outdoor Column; Anna Marie Lux; Between the Lines


-- First place—Spot News Photo; Dan Lassiter; Red Cross has burning need


-- First place—Sports Photo; Al Hoch; I got it!


-- Second place—Spot News Coverage; Shelly Birkelo; Can lodge rise from the ashes?


-- Second place—Local Column; Anna Marie Lux; Between the Lines


- Second place—Photo Essay; Al Hoch; Wonders of Winter


-- Second place—Overall Page Design; Andrew Beaumont


-- Third place—Editorials; Greg Peck


-- Third place—Enterprise/Interpretive Reporting; Stacy Vogel; Living in poverty


-- Third place—Environmental Reporting Award; Gina Duwe; Are turbines trouble?


-- Third place—General News Photo; Bill Olmsted; Silvery shovels


-- Third place—Overall Page Design; Adam Bergstrom


-- Third place—Page Design-Feature; Ann Fiore


-- Honorable Mention—Feature; Marcia Nelesen; I'll never be the same


-- Honorable Mention—Feature; Anna Marie Lux; Between the Lines



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