2018 Awards of Excellence Better Newspaper Finalists are posted below (in alphabetical order). We hope to see you all at the Awards banquet. Our award sponsors will be coming to present their categories, so we encourage everyone to take part in the evening events.
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Ad Campaign Award

  • Lloydminster Meridian Source
  • Rocky Mountain House Mountaineer
  • Wainwright Star Edge

Arts and Culture Writing award

  • Athabasca Advocate
  • Cochrane Times
  • Rocky Mountain Outlook

Best Agriculture Supplement – Sponsored by Genome Alberta

  • Flagstaff Sedgewick Community News
  • Lloydminster Meridian Source
  • Taber Times

Best Environmental Writing

  • Rocky Mountain Outlook
  • Shootin the Breeze
  • St. Albert Gazette

Best Feature Story by a Local Writer – Sponsored by Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

  • Drayton Valley Western Review
  • Fort Macleod Gazette
  • Mountain View Gazette

Best Local News Story

  • Airdrie City View
  • Lacombe Globe
  • Okotoks Western Wheel

Best Special Sections and Supplements Award – Sponsored by Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.

  • Drayton Valley Western Review
  • Ponoka News
  • Red Deer Express

Creative Use of Colour in Advertising

  • Jasper Fitzhugh
  • Lloydminster Meridian Source
  • Vermilion Voice

Excellence in Creative Advertising

  • Rocky Mountain House Mountaineer
  • Taber Times
  • Wainwright Star Edge

Excellence in Education Writing – Sponsored by Lethbridge College

  • Rocky Mountain Outlook
  • St. Albert Gazette
  • St. Paul Journal

Gordon Scott Memorial Award for Best Feature Column by a Local Writer

  • Fort Macleod Gazette
  • Innisfail Province
  • Lacombe Globe

Healthy Communities Journalism Award

  • Fort Macleod Gazette
  • Rocky Mountain Outlook
  • Westlock News

Sports Writing Award

  • Okotoks Western Wheel
  • Ponoka News
  • Rimbey Review

Sue Gawlak Best Local Editorial – Sponsored by St. Albert Gazette

  • Airdrie City View
  • Shootin the Breeze
  • Taber Times

Posted by Julie Anne McRae