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Congratulations to Tyler Bell of the Williston Herald for the winning photo in May!

Congratulations to Tyler Bell of the Williston Herald for the winning photo in May!

MEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH FOR NORTH AND SOUTH DAKOTA – In this May 27, 2014 file photo, debris is seen scattered after a tornado hit in Watford City, N.D., the day before. Authorities say at least eight trailers were destroyed when the twister tore through a camp where oil field workers stay. Nine people were injured, including a 15-year-old girl critically. When waves of workers began spilling into western North Dakota for high-paying oil jobs and nowhere to live, they set their eyes on the rural Read more [...]

June 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Nogales journalists win 7 prizes in statewide contest

Nogales journalists win 7 prizes in statewide contest

Staffers from the Nogales International won seven awards in the Arizona Press Club’s annual Best in Arizona Journalism contest, including prizes for immigration, investigative, human interest and business reporting. Reporter Curt Prendergast and managing editor Jonathan Clark each took home first, second and third-place awards, and Prendergast was the second runner-up for the Community Journalist of the Year. The recognitions came during a ceremony Saturday in Phoenix and were for work published Read more [...]

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Capital Journal wins 16 awards in AP Great Plains contest

Capital Journal wins 16 awards in AP Great Plains contest

The Capital Journal newsroom has won 16 awards in the 2014 AP Great Plains competition, including four for first place. The competition is among newspapers in South Dakota, North Dakota and Nebraska. The Capital Journal won more awards than any other newspaper in the small dailies category, though the newspaper in York, Neb., won more first-place awards. The Capital Journal’s first place winners include former assistant managing editor Justin Joiner’s photo feature, “Stacked History,” Read more [...]

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DN staff won 35 awards in newspaper contest

DN staff won 35 awards in newspaper contest

By Daily News Staff The staff of the Daily News received 35 awards at the North Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, with nine first-place awards in the small daily division. “We had a great year at the contest, pulling in more awards than we’ve had in a long time,” said Kathleen Leinen, managing editor of the Daily News. “I’m very proud of our efforts. We don’t write to win contests, but having our peers place us so high in these categories is hugely rewarding.” Carrie Read more [...]

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