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Award Winners Announced

Monday, June 15, 2020   (0 Comments)

The Oklahoma Press Association announced winners of the 2019 Better Newspaper Contest Awards in a video released on June 15. The video is featured below and all contest results are posted at www.okpress.com/contest

In the daily divisions, winners of this year’s Sequoyah Awards in the OPA Better Newspaper Contest were: The Norman Transcript, The Ardmoreite and McAlester News-Capital. Sequoyah winners in the weekly divisions were The Purcell Register, Countywide & Sun, Wagoner County American-Tribune, Tri-County Herald and Sequoyah County Times. The Oklahoma Daily at the University of Oklahoma was the winner in the college division.

Several additional awards were announced in the video:

  • The Norman Transcript received first place in the OPA Magazine Contest, which debuted last year.
  • Michael Clements, Durant Democrat, winner of the ONF Ray Lokey Memorial Award for Excellence in Reporting.
  • Kelly Bostian, Tulsa World, winner of the ONF Joseph H. Edwards Outdoor Writer of the Year.
  • Kim Poindexter, Tahlequah Daily Press, winner of the Editorial Sweepstakes Award, sponsored by ONG.
  • Jaden Jennings, Tri-County Herald, winner of the Column Sweepstakes Award, sponsored by ONG.
  • Billy Hefton, Enid News & Eagle, winner of the Daily Photo of the Year, sponsored by OGE Energy Corp.
  • Chuck Reherman, Yukon Progress, winner of the Weekly Photo of the Year, sponsored by OGE Energy Corp.

 

 

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