NNA Awards

For work published in 2019

AMONG ALL PAPERS

1st Place, Localized National Story or Series, to Chip Rowe for The Extremist Next Door
2nd Place, Localized National Story or Series, to Victoria Shannon and Jeff Simms, for Living on the Edge
2nd Place, Editorial Cartoon, to Clay Jones

Cell tower cartoon

2nd Place, Freedom of Information Reporting, to Liz Schevtchuk Armstrong and Chip Rowe, Secret Putnam
3rd Place, News Website
3rd Place, Headline Writing

AMONG WEEKLIES

1st Place, Online Album, to Ross Corsair for Up & Away
1st Place, Reporting on Local Government, to Liz Schevtchuk Armstrong and Chip Rowe for Odell Looking for New Bodyguard … Sort Of
2nd Place, Reporting on Local Government, to Liz Schevtchuk Armstrong and Chip Rowe for Secret Putnam

AMONG SMALLER PAPERS

1st Place, Sports Column (3,000-9,999), to Brian PJ Cronin for School of Hard Knocks
1st Place, Environmental Story (under 9,000), to Brian PJ Cronin for Small Pieces, Big Problems
1st Place, Feature Profile (under 6,000), to Alison Rooney for Brian Nice Returns with New Show
2nd Place, Real-Estate Ad (under 10,000), to Pierce Strudler
3rd Place, Sports Section/Page (3,000-9,999), to Skip Pearlman
3rd Place, Column (3,000 to 5,999), to Chip Rowe for Why I Flipped on Secrecy
3rd Place, Photo Essay (3,000 to 5,999), to Ross Corsair for Strings Attached
3rd Place, Newspaper Promotion (under 10,000), for Dear Reader…
Honorable Mention, Local News Coverage (3,000-5,999)

AMONG SMALL WEEKLIES

1st Place, In-Depth Story (3,000-9,999), to Brian PJ Cronin for Small Pieces, Big Problems
3rd Place, Breaking News Story (3,000-5,999), to Chip Rowe for Haldane Cancels Football Fundraiser
3rd Place, Small Ad (under 5,000) to Pierce Strudler
3rd Place, Feature Photo (3,000-5,999), to Ross Corsair for “Seen it All Before”

Saunders Farm

Sandy Saunders went about his business on a September day while two sculptures loomed in the background during the 14th annual Farm Show on his Old Albany Post Road property in Garrison.

Honorable Mention, Feature Photo (3,000-5,999), to Ross Corsair for “Woooah!”

A scientist discussed the technology behind rockets at the Butterfield Library in June before launching a few into the Cold Spring sky.

Honorable Mention, Sports Photo (3,000-4,999) to Skip Pearlman

After Haldane’s Frank Bentkowski (27) was tackled by the Hamilton keeper, the Blue Devils failed to convert on the penalty kick.


For work published in 2018

AMONG SMALL PAPERS

■ 1st Place, Video Journalism (3,000 to 6,000) to Mark Westin for The Green Man
■ 1st Place, Sports Column (3,000 to 10,000) to Brian PJ Cronin for Nice Guys Finish Last
■ 1st Place, Color Advertisement (under 5,000) to Kate Vikstrom for an ad for the Hello Again, Dolly! Festival
■ 1st Place, Photo Essay (3,000 to 6,000) to Ross Corsair for The Fight Scene
■ 1st Place, Agricultural Reporting (under 6,000) to Cheetah Haysom for Who Will Pick the Crops?
■ 2nd Place, Multiple-Advertiser Section (under 5,000) to Michele Gedney for the Summer Camp Guide
■ 2nd Place, Editorial Writing (3,000 to 6,000) to Chip Rowe for Why Newspapers Make You Mad
■ 3rd Place, Photo Essay (3,000 to 6,000) to Ross Corsair for Play Prep
■ 3rd Place, Sports Column (3,000 to 10,000) to Brian PJ Cronin for his The Endless List
■ Honorable Mention, Photo Essay (3,000 to 6,000) to Ross Corsair for Shanty on the River
■ Honorable Mention, Sports Photo (3,000 to 5,000) to Ross Corsair

 

AMONG SMALL WEEKLIES

■ 1st place, Feature Photo (3,000 to 6,000) to Michael Turton

Photo by Michael Turton

■ 2nd Place, General Excellence (3,000 to 6,000)
■ 2nd Place, In-Depth Series (3,000 to 10,000) for A Growing Challenge
■ 3rd Place, Feature Photo (3,000 to 6,000), to Ross Corsair

Ross Corsair’s winning shot of a sledder on Winter Hill looking for the brakes.

For work published in 2017

AMONG ALL PAPERS

■ 1st Place, Editorial Cartoon, to Clay Jones

AMONG SMALL PAPERS

■ 1st Place, Video Journalism (3,000-5,999) to Michael Turton and Greg Gunder for The World’s Oldest Barber

AMONG SMALL WEEKLIES

■ 1st Place, Business Story (under 6,000) to Liz Schevtchuk Armstrong for Airbnb Bookings Jump 75 Percent in Philipstown
■ 1st Place, Feature Story (2,000 to 3,999) to Michael Turton for A Day in Drug Court
■ 3rd Place, Feature Story (2,000 to 3,999) to Alison Rooney for Off the Wall at Grey Printing
■ 3rd Place, Small Advertisement (under 5,000) to Kate Vikstrom for an ad created for Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
■ Honorable Mention, Feature Photo (3,000-5,999) to Ross Corsair

A visitor at Magazzino Italian Art

 

For work published in 2016

AMONG ALL PAPERS

■ 3rd Place, News Site

AMONG SMALL PAPERS

■ 2nd Place, Environmental Story (under 9,000) to Jeff Simms for Pushing North for Survival
■ 3rd Place, Video Journalism (3,000 to 5,999) to Gregory Gunder and Michael Turton for A Trip to Remember
■ Honorable Mention, Business Story (under 6,000) to Jeff Simms for At the Heart of Beacon

AMONG SMALL WEEKLIES

■ 1st Place, Feature Story (2,000 to 3,999) to Brian PJ Cronin for Saving Ethel Rosenberg
■ 1st Place, Color Ad (under 5,000) to Kate Vikstrom for “Our Town Thank You”
■ 2nd Place, Color Ad (under 5,000) to Kate Vikstrom for “Pink Elephant Tag Sale”
■ Honorable Mention, Education/Literary Story (under 6,000) to Kimberly Hiss for Is Cursive a Dying Art?
■ Honorable Mention, Small Ad (under 5,000) to Kate Vikstrom for “Fine Plus Rare Wine”