Editorial Contest Winners Announced

Birmingham, AL (May 26, 2017) – Select winners of the 2017 Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest were announced by Dee Ann Campbell, chairman of the APA Better Newspaper Contest Committee. This year, seventy-four newspapers submitted 2,753 entries in the annual contest. The Georgia Press Association judged the entries.


The awards will be presented on Saturday, July 8 at the 2017 APA Summer Convention at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, AL.

The following editorial categories will not be announced until the awards banquet. First place awards in these categories will be presented at the banquet. Publishers will be notified if their newspaper is among the first place winners in any of these categories.

2017 BNC Editorial Winners



Advertising Contest Winners Announced

Dee Ann Campbell, chair of the APA Advertising Contest Committee, announced the winners of the 2017 APA Advertising Contest.Sixty newspapers submitted 988 entries in this year’s contest. The entries were judged by the Georgia Press Association.

 The awards for Advertising Sweepstakes and Ad of the Year will be announced and presented at the awards banquet on July 8, 2017 along with the other Better Newspaper Contest winners.

2017 BNC Advertising Winners

Click the blue box below to download the winner’s tab for the 2017 BNC!