Monthly Archives: May 2013

CNPA Honors AltMedia

By Mark Hanzlik, Executive Director

Just like Spring-like allergies returning every year, CNPA hoists itself into the spotlight for its’ annual award ceremony which honors newspapers of all kinds in the State of California. At the April 27 ceremony, nine AAN publications (including several long-time AWN members) were honored in a number of writing categories.

Palo Alto Weekly was the top honoree with general excellence award along with 12 other awards including first place in the Coverage of Local Government category, 2nd place in Best Writing and first place in Best Website.

Sacramento News & Review won four first-place awards including the Local Breaking News category.

List of awards by AAN members

Chico News & Review
1st – Best Front Page
1st – Best Writing
1st – Best Feature Story

Monterey County Weekly
2nd – General Excellence

Metro Silicon Valley
2nd – Arts & Entertainment

North Bay Bohemian
2nd – Arts & Entertainment
2nd – Best Feature Story

North Coast Journal
1st – Coverage of Local Government
2nd – Breaking News
1st – Best Writing