Winners of the 2019 National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) Communications Contest were recognized at the federation’s annual conference, held in Baton Rouge, La., June 27-29.
Seventeen NDPC members earned 47 awards for their work in writing, editing, photography, graphics and design, advertising, web and social media, communication programs and campaigns, public relations, information for the media and speeches.
NDPC member Karen Stensrud, Fargo, was the overall NFPW national sweepstakes winner. Sadie Rudolph, Fargo, was recognized as NDPC’s Communicator of Achievement at the conference.
The individual winners at the national level were:
Kelli Anderson, Fargo Third: Podcasts (Audio or Visual)
Francie Berg, Hettinger First: Young Adult Books - Nonfiction
Ellen Crawford, Fargo Third: Continuing coverage or unfolding news
Julie Ellingson, Bismarck Third: Feature Story - Magazine, newsletter or other non-newspaper publication
Alexandra Floersch, Fargo Second: Advertising Posters, Billboards and Banners Second: News Story - Magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper print publication Honorable Mention: Blogs - Personal
Tammy Fogle, Fargo First: Videos for Web - Video for non-profit or government organization Second: Website Edited/Managed by Entrant - Nonprofit, Government, Educational
Tracy Frank, Fargo First: Publications Regularly Written by Entrant - Newsletters or other non-newspaper publication, Corporate First: Single page, section, or supplement edited by entrant -Corporate or for-profit publication Second: Specialty Articles - Ghost-written article penned for someone else Third: Web Copy Third: Videos for Web -Web reporting feature or continuing coverage Third: Videos for Web - PR video promoting specific product or service
Jeanine Larson, Fargo First: Blogs - Corporate or For Profit Third: Electronic Newsletter - Corporate or For Profit Third: Community, Institutional or Internal Relations
Tracy Nicholson, West Fargo First: Specialty Articles - Style (fashion, interior design, architecture, landscaping, home economics) Second: Editorial/Opinion - Magazine, newsletter or other non-newspaper print publication Second: Page Design - Magazine or Newsletter Third: Publications regularly edited by entrant -Magazine/Magpaper
Carol Renner, Fargo Second: Social Media Campaign - Nonprofit, Government, Educational Second: Media Pitch Honorable Mention: Electronic Newsletter - Nonprofit, Government, Educational
Linda Sailer, Dickinson Second: Specialty Articles - Social Issues Third: Specialty Articles - Education Honorable Mention: Feature Story - Print Based Newspaper
Roxane Salonen, Fargo First: Specialty Articles - Government or Politics Second: Specialty Articles - Religion Honorable Mention: Specialty Articles - Agriculture, agribusiness, aquaculture Honorable Mention: Specialty Articles - Arts and entertainment Honorable Mention: Columns - Personal Opinion (bylined, not editorial)
Ryan Schuster, Fargo Second: Social Media Presence - Corporate or For Profit
Karen Stensrud, Fargo First: Publications regularly edited by entrant-Newsletter/non-newspaper publication, corporate, for profit First: Website Edited/Managed by Entrant - Corporate or For Profit First: Single Advertisements for Print or Electronic Publication First: Advertising Campaigns First: Radio and Television Advertising - Radio First: Marketing program or campaign for new or existing service or product Second: Radio and Television Advertising - Television Third: Catalogs, Manuals and Handbooks