GSPI brings home a dozen awards from Colorado Press Association contest
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – The Glenwood Springs Post Independent took home an even dozen prizes for its news coverage, production and advertising on Feb. 23, at the Colorado Press Association’s 135th Annual Convention and awards ceremony in Denver.
The awards for editorial content included a first place prize for Best Photography Portfolio, to photographer Kelley Cox; a first place in the Best Feature Story category to free lance writer Amy Hadden Marsh and former managing editor Heather McGregor; first place for Best Headline Writing to Collin Szewczyk; second place for Best Environmental Story to reporter John Colson; a second place award for Best Health Feature Story to former editor Heather McGregor; third place in Best Sports Story to former sports editor Jeff Caspersen; second place in Best Sports Column Writing to Mike Vidakovich; and third place in Best Sports Column Writing, to outdoor editor Collin Szewczyk.
In the production category, the paper won third place in Best Editorial Layout and Design, which went to news editor Charlie Wertheim, night editor Collin Szewczyk and former sports editor Jeff Caspersen.
In the advertising category, the paper took two firsts, one for a real estate ad by account manager Kristin Garwood and one for Best Small Space Ad, by Kendra Jones.
The paper also was awarded third place for Best Automotive Ad, by account manager Julie Carruth.
The awards were for editions from Sept. 1, 2011, through Aug. 31, 2012.
The PI competed in Class 7, which includes dailies around the state with circulation ranging from 6,001 to 15,000, as stated in the paper’s 2011 Statement of Ownership.
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