The Herald wins 22 advertising, news awards

From Herald Staff Reports

GREENWOOD — The Herald went home with more than 20 awards at this year’s Hoosier State Press Association news and advertising conference. Those awards were given in a number of categories, from advertising to photography to feature writing.

In the advertising contest, the Herald staff was awarded first place in the New Business Revenue category for our Best of Dubois County magazine. Advertising representative Mary Rousculp and graphic designers Julie Hanebutt and Rhonda Helming received another first place in the Home category for an advertisement created for Bargain Barn.

Advertising director Brenda Adams, former classified advertising manager Bette Gibson and the graphics team also won second place in the new revenue category for our 2019 Service and Resource Guide. Additional second place awards were won in the Garden & Yard & Farm, Professional Services, Education and Political categories. The Herald also received a third place in the Personal Care category.

Managing Editor Lynn Adams received a third place in the Best Publication Category for his cover design of the girls’ basketball sectional guide.

On the news side, The Herald won first place in its division for Best Website as well as Best Newspaper Design. The staff also won second place in the Best Special Section category for our section celebrating the Strassenfest’s 40th anniversary.

Staff reporter Allen Laman won first place in the Best Profile Feature category for a story on Jasper’s Klayton Mundy. Laman also won third place in the Best Short Feature Story category for a story about a woman who lost her fiancée before their wedding. Reporter Bill Powell won second place in the Best Profile Feature category for a story about retiring sheriff Donny Lampert.

Former Herald intern Riley Guerzini won third place in the News Story category in the collegiate awards for a story he wrote while a student at the University of Southern Indiana.

In sports, former Herald sports editor Hendrix Magley received second place in the Best Sports News or Feature category for a story about Southridge head baseball coach Gene Mattingly after the loss of his daughter, Lexi.

In photography, Photo Editor Sarah Ann Jump won first place in the Best Multiple Picture category for her photos about a Jasper woman and her personal story with drug addiction. Jump also second place in both the Best Sports Feature and Best Feature Photo categories. Former Herald staff photographer Brittney Lohmiller received second place in the multiple picture category for her photos about grandparents who were raising their grandchild. Former Herald intern Marlena Sloss won third place in the Best Portrait category for a photo of Mike Steckler of Huntingburg as part of a story for Father’s Day.

The Ferdinand News and Spencer County Leader also faired well over the weekend, winning multiple awards in both the advertising and news contests. The winning staff includes Casey Uebelhor, Brian Bohne, Jody Henke, Debbie Powell and Dean Bolin.


The winning advertisements are below:

 

First place — Home category; second place — Garden & Yard & Farm category.

 

Third place — Personal Care category.

 

Second place — Political category.

 

Second place — Professional Services category.



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