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  • 2016 Colorado Press Association Better Newspaper Contest Winners

    Organization Category Name Entry Title Award Credits Circ Group

    Division Judges Comments

    Arvada Press Best Use of Color in an Ad Sand in the city First Place Tina Meltzer Class 5 Advertising

    This ad is loaded with graphic gimmicks, but they've done a good job of coordinating them and a good strong lead-in image. It's unified, sponsor logos are appropriately

    Arvada Press Best Investigative Story Package

    Evolving codes leave aging structures behind First Place

    Crystal Anderson,Ann Healey

    Class 5 Editorial

    This entry was notable for the importance of the topic to the community, the reporter's connecting the elements and an encompassing multilayered story full of useful information to readers. Impressive for its scope.

    Aurora Sentinel Best Headline Writing

    Assorted ded heds First Place Dave Perry Class 5 Editorial Loved the play on words in each of these headlines. Clearly the winner.

    Aurora Sentinel Best Sustained Coverage

    APS board member Nelson defiantly refuses to resign despite reports of his fabricated academic, military records

    Second Place Quincy Snowdon,Dave Perry

    Class 5 Editorial

    This community had a complex problem, and this newspaper did not shy away. This is aggressive reporting, with editorial support, and a definite commitment to following through on each angle of this story until there was a resolution.

    Aurora Sentinel Best Editorial Special Section - Glossy or Magazine

    COLORADO CHRISTMAS CONFIDENTIAL: The Xmas Files Exposed

    Second Place Sentinel Staff Class 5 Editorial What a joy to find an entry that is so creative and fun. Very entertaining.

  • Aurora Sentinel Best Deadline News Reporting

    SUPER TUESDAY COLORADO: Aurora and Colo. caucuses focus on Dems

    First Place Staff Class 5 Editorial

    This story took a harried caucus night and condensed in into a neat, comprehensive package for the reader. The story strived to capture caucus-goers' thoughts and feelings. The time-stamped updates were also a plus.

    Aurora Sentinel Best Feature Story Pipe dreams come true for Aurora glasswork exhibit

    First Place Quincy Snowdon Class 5 Editorial Excellent lead! Nice job overall throughout the article.

    Aurora Sentinel Public Service Aurora Officer Involved Shootings

    First Place Sentinel Staff Class 5 Editorial

    Aurora Sentinel Best News Story ANIMAL ATTRACTION: Law would end puppy mill practices in Aurora

    First Place Rachel Sapin Class 5 Editorial Important story whether or not you are a pet owner.

    Aurora Sentinel Best Series AURORA TO PAKISTAN: A reporters close look at a complex nation

    First Place Quincy Snowdon Class 5 Editorial Nice look inside a mysterious country. Nice sense of humor from the writer.

    Aurora Sentinel Best Editorial Writing

    Political sex assaults; Refugees; Gun control

    Second Place Dave Perry Class 5 Editorial

    Aurora Sentinel Best Humorous Column Writing

    EXIT STRATEGY: A State Set in Stoned: Colorados Mellow View on Legal Marijuana

    First Place Dave Perry Class 5 Editorial

    Exceptional, nuanced writing that manages to be both folksy and fresh - not always an easy task. Great work balancing commentary with what also turn out to be topical, newsworthy approaches.

    Aurora Sentinel Best Serious Column Writing

    Open season on open-carry critics...; Til death penalty do us part Colorado juries must be unanimous for good reasons

    First Place Dave Perry Class 5 Editorial

    Good column writing draws you into reading it and appreciating it, whether you agree with the writer or not - writing here is engaging and crisp.

  • Aurora Sentinel Best Investigative Story Package

    A COUNCIL DIVIDED: Plans to oust Aurora city manager dissolved over severance, worry about bad press

    Second Place Rachel Sapin,Chris Harrop

    Class 5 Editorial

    One of the most important roles of the newspaper is as a watchdog for government and this entry let readers really see what was going on with the council on an issue that is often hard to get details to confirm what a reporter suspects is going on behind the scenes.

    Aurora Sentinel Best Multimedia

    COLORADICAL: THE RUSH OF THE MUSH Dog-drawn sleds are the only way to travel the snow-covered expanse of Colorados backcountry

    First Place Rachel Sapin,Gabriel Christus,Susan Gonzalez

    Class 5 Online

    Interesting content, very polished editing skills. Great use of equipment and types of shots. Even exhilarating at times. Clear speaker who had wonderful voice infliction. Well done.

    Aurora Sentinel Best Sports Photograph

    Boys Soccer: Rangeview scores EMAC championship with impressive 3-0 win over Gateway

    First Place Courtney Oakes Class 5 Photo and Design

    Great photo. Action is sharp and timed perfectly. A deserving winner in a class with several solid entries.

    Aurora Sentinel Best Cover Design Aurora Magazine Cover - Comic Relief First Place

    Reed Baker,Dave Perry,Seth Shatland Class 5

    Photo and Design

    Great artwork that complements the lead article. Eye-catching! Nice use of white text around the central art.

    Aurora Sentinel Best News Photograph

    A Tale of Two Turnouts Second Place Gabriel Christus Class 5 Photo and Design

    Blending cultures and patriotism.

    Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

    Best Use of Color in an Ad

    Brick Oven 13 41 First Place Becky Justice Hemmann,Alyssa Law-Gardner

    Class 2 Advertising

    I don't really understand the point of this ad concept. It's a little all over the place. Of all three choices, the coloring on this ad was the best.

    Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

    Best Use of Color in an Ad Brick Oven 13 35 Second Place

    Becky Justice Hemmann,Alyssa Law-Gardner,Diane Wells

    Class 2 Advertising

    I like this ad concept and color combinations on this ad. The food in- hand placement was clever, but could have used a little more effort in the photoshop skills. Not a fan of the vertical text lines...kind of a design no-no.

  • Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

    Best Restaurant Or Dining Ad Brick Oven 13 35 Second Place

    Becky Justice Hemmann,Alyssa Law-Gardner

    Class 2 Advertising

    Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

    Best Large Space Ad brick oven Make pizza great again

    First Place

    Becky Justice Hemmann,Alyssa Law-Gardner,Diane Wells

    Class 2 Advertising Very timely for obvious reasons. Great use of phrasing and play on words.

    Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

    Best Large Space Ad brick oven pizza evolution Second Place

    Becky Justice Hemmann,Alyssa Law-Gardner,Diane Wells

    Class 2 Advertising Eye-catching. Good use of color.

    Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

    Best Environmental Story

    An office with a view Second Place May Soricelli Class 2 Editorial Beautifully written and often gripping.

    Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

    Best Story/Picture Combination

    Prepping for fair First Place Katie Harris,John Gardner

    Class 2 Editorial Neat photo angles capture the fair setup.

    Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

    Best Agriculture Story

    Growing a gift First Place Katie Harris Class 2 Editorial

    There is something about this article that just makes a person want to smile. A wonderful job of telling the story of this community project.

    Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

    Best Agriculture Story

    Prepping for fair Second Place Katie Harris Class 2 Editorial

    A great job of humanizing and giving life to what could have been a mundane story about an upcoming fair.

    Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

    Best Photo Slideshow or Gallery

    Photos: BHS Veterans Day Ceremony First Place John Gardner Class 2 Online

    Very thorough report with many examples of good looking by the photographer.

    Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

    Best Photo Slideshow or Gallery Photos: BHS graduation Second Place John Gardner Class 2 Online

    This is another great example of a slideshow.

    Boulder Daily Camera

    Best Editorial Writing

    "When science and bias collide"; "Colorado an oil and gas subsidiary"; "Breaking the battle lines over housing"

    First Place Dave Krieger Class 8 Editorial

    These opinion pieces went deep. This judge particularly appreciated the analysis of the relationship between science and political bias. These editorials were teeming with insight.

    Boulder Daily Camera

    Best Agriculture Story

    Trouble in these fields First Place Shay Castle Class 8 Editorial

  • Boulder Daily Camera

    Best Agriculture Story

    Seeds of debate Second Place Shay Castle Class 8 Editorial

    Boulder Daily Camera

    Best Sustained Coverage

    Gender discrimination in CU business school

    First Place Sarah Kuta Class 8 Editorial

    A comprehensive and in-depth series on issues of discrimination at the university. Much detail, much hard work behind it.

    Brighton Standard Blade

    Best Agriculture Story

    Agritourism plan runs into hurdles with area farmers, landowners

    Second Place Crystal Nelson Class 3 Editorial

    This reporter knows how to write well. What the story lacked in graphics you more than made up for with your style. Write t

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