The Vineyard Gazette won two top awards for excellence in journalism this week, including a Publick Occurrences award for its special section and website called Living on the Edge, the Coastal Erosion Project published in 2013. This is the second straight year that the Gazette has won this award.
The newspaper won 30 awards for excellence in in reporting, photography, graphic design and advertising — both in print and digital publishing — in the annual contest sponsored by the New England Newspaper and Press Association.
The Vineyard Gazette has received a Publick Occurrences award from the New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA) for its coverage of the Schifter house move on Chappaquiddick.
The award, presented at the NENPA fall conference Thursday, recognizes outstanding journalism for a series of stories written by Gazette reporter Sara Brown and accompanied by photographs by Ray Ewing.
The Vineyard Gazette won 24 awards in the annual New England Newspaper and Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, including the top prize of General Excellence and 13 other first-place awards for excellence in journalism.
“A delight to read. The very traditional look sets this paper apart. Kudos to all for staying with what had worked for decades,” judges wrote.
Vineyard Gazette Is Awarded Top Honor by Press Association
The Vineyard Gazette won the George A. Speers Newspaper of the Year
award for 2004 last weekend at the annual New England Press Association
winter convention in Boston. The coveted honor was given to five
newspapers in five separate circulation categories this year, including
two weeklies, one alternative weekly and two small dailies.
The Gazette has won the award seven times since 1990.
The Vineyard Gazette won 14 awards for excellence in journalism at the New England Press Association annual better newspaper competition, including five first place awards. The awards were given out on Saturday night at a dinner at the Marriott Copley in Boston. The competition included more than 5,000 entries from more than 300 small newspapers throughout New England.
The Gazette captured 12 awards in editorial and two in advertising.
The Vineyard Gazette won 12 awards in the annual New England Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest this year, including six first place awards that recognized the 163-year-old weekly newspaper for excellence in journalism across the spectrum from advertising to editorial.
The Vineyard Gazette won 12 awards in the annual New England better newspaper competition sponsored by the small newspaper press association this year, including seven first place awards that recognized the weekly paper for excellence in journalism. The awards were for photography, writing, advertising, illustration and special section work.
The Vineyard Gazette’s coverage of the Menemsha fire earned the newspaper a Publick Occurrences Award this week from the New England Newspaper and Press Association.
The award, which honors outstanding journalism, was announced Thursday at NENPA’s fall conference in Natick. About 150 publishers, editors and reporters from throughout New England attended the awards ceremony. Gazette publisher Jane Seagrave accepted the award on behalf of the Gazette’s news staff.