CNPA Honors Nine AAN Publications

may 6, 2013  01:35 pm
CNPA Honors Nine AAN Publications
Nine AAN-members were honored in the California Newspaper Publishers Association's (CNPA) annual awards ceremony on April 27.

Palo Alto Weekly picked up the coveted general excellence award along with 12 other awards including 1st place in the Coverage of Local Government category, 2nd place in Best Writing and 1st place in Best Website.

"This was a clear winner. The depth and range of its coverage is impressive. The paper is easy to manage, handsome to look at and satisfying to read. The editors obviously take seriously their public service obligation. Good journalism, classy look, fine paper," said the CNPA in their description of Palo Alto Weekly.

Monterey County Weekly took home second place in the General Excellence category.

Sacramento News & Review won four first-place awards including the Local Breaking News category.

SF Weekly picked up fist place in three categories: Coverage of Business, Finance or Economic News; Arts & Entertainment; and Best Sports Story.

Below is a complete list of awards by AAN members.

Chico News & Review
1st - Best Front Page
1st - Best Writing
1st - Best Feature Story

Monterey County Weekly
2nd - General Excellence

Metro Silicon Valley
2nd - Arts & Entertainment

North Bay Bohemian
2nd - Arts & Entertainment
2nd - Best Feature Story

North Coast Journal
1st - Coverage of Local Government
2nd - Breaking News
1st - Best Writing

Palo Alto Weekly
1st - General Excellence
1st - Coverage of Local Government
2nd - Coverage of Business, Financial or Economic News
1st & 2nd - Coverage of Education
2nd - Local Breaking News
2nd - Arts and Entertainment
2nd - Best Page Layout & Design
2nd - Best Writing
1st - News Photo
1st - Feature Photo
1st - Sports Photo
1st - Best Website

Sacramento News & Review
1st - Local Breaking News
1st - Arts & Entertainment
1st - Breaking News
1st - Best Columns

San Francisco Bay Guardian
2nd - Photo Essay

SF Weekly
1st - Coverage of Business, Financial or Economic News
1st - Arts & Entertainment
1st - Best Sports Story

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