The Herald wins big

The results of the North Dakota Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest were revealed at the annual convention in Crosby on May 6.

By COLE BENZ
Herald Editor

The results of the North Dakota Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest were revealed at the annual convention in Crosby on May 6. The Herald came away with 11 awards that included three 3rd-place finishes, four 2nd-place finishes, and four 1st-place finishes including a  Overall Design Excellence award. This is the second time in as many years that the The Herald was recognized for their design.

Awards (B&W)Other first place awards included the coverage of the Wildfire’s run in the playoffs, Herald Editor Cole Benz’s column regarding his UND nickname vote, and the May 8, 2015 front page design.

The annual NDNA awards honored excellence in news/editorial, advertising, photography and design for work completed in 2015 by daily and weekly North Dakota newspapers.

With a circulation of just under 1,000, the Herald sat at the top of its 1 to 1,000 circulation division.

The Herald surpassed last year’s awards total of seven.

The Herald’s sister publications, the Bowman County Pioneer and the Adams County Record, also won awards during the ceremony.

Editor’s Note: I want to thank the readers for the success of this paper. I try to put out the best possible product each and every week, and these awards are a good measurement of that effort. Thank you for your valued commitment to this publication.

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