RDR receives 21 awards at annual newspaper contest

October 1, 2013 • Local News

The 105th annual New Mexico Press Association Better Newspaper Contest took place Saturday, and even with the highest number of entries since the contest began, the Roswell Daily Record stood out with 21 awards, including the award for General Excellence.

In both editorial and advertisement, the Record took many first-place awards as well as some second places.

In advertising, Steve Stone won first place in Auto Advertisement, as well as winning second place for Auto Advertisement along with Aric Loomis. Loomis also won second place for Web Advertisement and Web Site. Sandra Martinez walked away with two first-place awards: Retail Advertisement and Shared/Signature Page.

“The staff is wonderful and they all do a great job,” said Advertising Director Vonnie Fischer. “It wasn’t hard to pick out creative content (for the contest).”

Shifting into editorial, longtime photographer Mark Wilson grabbed a first-place award for Photo Login to read more

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