Archive for Thursday, March 11, 2010

Signal wins 17 Kansas Press Association awards

March 11, 2010

The Kansas Press Association announced the results of the Awards of Excellence contest today and the Baldwin City Signal won 17, including seven first-place awards.

First-place finishes were in: News Photo (Jimmy Gillispie); Editorial Writing (Jeff Myrick); Entertainment Ad (Jill Underwood); Healthcare Ad (Underwood); Professional Service Ad (Underwood); Sports Column Writing (Gillispie); and Sports Pages (Gillispie).

Second-place awards were: Feature Package (Myrick); Best Front Page (Myrick); Adaptable Promotion (Underwood); House Ad (Underwood); and News and Writing (Staff). Third-place awards were: Automotive Ad (Underwood); Editorial Pages (Myrick); Best Use of Photos (Staff); Feature Story (Gillispie); and Headline Writing (Myrick).

The 17 awards were one more than last year when the Signal won the Sweepstakes Award as the best paper in its division.


TheOnlyGreyghost 10 years, 5 months ago

Way to go, Signal staff! Excellent work. It's always gratifying to be recognized by your peers, who know, more than anyone, what it takes to do your particular job and do it well.

Congratulations to all of you!


Peabody 10 years, 5 months ago

Congratulations to Jeff, Jimmy, and Jill on these outstanding professional achievements. I know other posters will want to join TheOnlyGreyghost and me in recognizing the excellence of our hometown newspaper. You make Baldwin City proud!

Tony Brown


sportsfan 10 years, 4 months ago

Way to go.

Thanks to Jimmy for his excellent coverage of the teams and athletes.


Julie Craig 10 years, 4 months ago

Keep up the good work Signal!! I personally love to read it.


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