Congrats to all

Welcome to this week’s Reno News & Review.

We did OK in the Nevada Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest, the winners of which were announced Saturday. This year, we competed in Class IV, urban weeklies with circulation of more than 10,000, which pitted us against Las Vegas publications. Editorial: Community Service, 1. Reno News & Review; Best Headline Writing, All Urban (Classes 1 and 4), 2. Brad Bynum; Best Spot News Story, 1. Staff; Best Feature Story, 2. Kat Kerlin, 3. Clint Demeritt; Best Business News Story, 3. Dennis Myers; Best Investigative or In-depth Story or Series, 1. Dennis Myers, 2. Dennis Myers; Best Local Sports Story, 2. Jon Fortenbury; Best Local Sports Feature, 2. Brad Bynum; Best Entertainment Writing, 1. Bob Grimm, 2. Brad Bynum, 3. Kat Kerlin; Best Critical Writing, 1. Mark Dunagan, 3. D. Brian Burghart; Best Editorial Writing, 2. D. Brian Burghart; Best Overall Design, 1. Reno News & Review; Best Page One Design, 1. Reno News & Review; Best Special Section (Editorial), 1. Reno News & Review, 2. Reno News & Review; Best Information Graphic, 2. Don Button; Best Illustration, 2. Franz Szony; Best Spot News Photo Coverage, 1. Dana Nöllsch; Best Feature Photo, Honorable Mention, Dana Nöllsch.

Advertising: Best Large-Space Ad, 1. Miles Harley and Linda Brown; Best Black And White Ad, 1. Marianne Mancina and Gina Odegard; Best Spot-Color Ad, 1. Miles Harley and Gina Odegard; Best Multi-Color Ad, 1. Miles Harley and Linda Brown, 3. Brandi Gardner and Carissa Bouwer; Best Special Section (Advertising), 1. Priscilla Garcia (Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows) and John Murphy, 2. Reno News & Review, 3. Marianne Mancina and John Murphy; Best In-House Advertising Promotion For Circulation, Advertising or Editorial, 1. Kate Murphy and John Murphy, 2. Kate Murphy and John Murphy; Advertising General Excellence, 2. Reno News & Review.

Here’s the full state list from the Las Vegas Review-Journal: