The Mountaineer awarded 10 NC Press awards

By Allison Richmond | Mar 13, 2017

Pardon the humblebrag that is about to follow. Bringing you, our readers, the news on a daily basis online and a three times weekly in print is a sometimes grueling, yet endlessly fascinating and satisfying process. So, once a year, indulge us as we deliver to you our successes.

We feel fortunate to have been honored with a total of 10 awards last week at the annual gathering of the North Carolina Press Association.

This year The Mountaineer was awarded three editorial awards and seven advertising awards.

Editorial:

2nd Place - Faith & Religion Reporting, Rachel Robles

for Becoming 'more than a conqueror'

2nd Place - Investigative Reporting, Allison Richmond

for our coverage of The Brian Center Sexual Assault cases (multiple stories)

3rd Place - Investigative Reporting, Allison Richmond

for Misplaced Trust

 

Advertising:

1st Place - Best Food Ad, Tristan Collins & Jennifer Allen

2nd Place - Best Color Institutional Ad, Matthew Perusi & Jennifer Allen

2nd Place - Best Motor Vehicle Ad, Matthew Tucker & Lauren Wood

2nd Place - Best Apparel, Jewelry & Accessories Ad, Matthew Tucker & Lori Gilbert

3rd Place - Best Use of Color, Tristan Collins & Jennifer Allen

3rd Place - Best Home Furnishing / Appliances Ad, Tristan Collins & Lauren Wood

3rd Place - Best Apparel, Jewelry & Accessories Ad, Matthew Tucker & Lori Gilbert

 

For over 100 years The Mountaineer has served Haywood County, bringing you comprehensive coverage of local news, events, sports and in-depth looks at the issues this county is facing. We are honored to be your hometown paper.

Comments (4)
Posted by: Tristan Collins | Mar 13, 2017 15:26

Woohoo! Good job, ya'll!



Posted by: Penny R Wallace | Mar 14, 2017 06:41

Congratulations to all!



Posted by: Ron Rookstool | Mar 14, 2017 08:44

Well deserved.  Excellent staff, excellent reporting.  Keep up the exceptional work.



Posted by: David Eachus | Mar 14, 2017 10:17

Congratulations to Vicki and staff!  Hard earned and well deserved.



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