Winners of the 2016 National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) Communications Contest were recognized at the federation’s annual conference, held in Wichita, Kan., Sept. 8-10.
Eighteen members of North Dakota Professional Communicators earned 44 awards for their work in print media, photography, radio and TV advertising, writing for and development of the Web, blogging, social media, community relations, marketing and books.
NDPC member Pam Knudson, Grand Forks, was the overall NFPW national sweepstakes winner, and member Roxane Salonen, Fargo, was runner-up. Pam Gibb, Moorhead, was recognized as NDPC's Communicator of Achievement at the conference.
Individual winners at the national level were:
Anne Marie Denholm, Valley City First: Sections or supplements (infrequent) - Magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper publication Third: News Story - Magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper print publication Third: Single photograph - News or feature photo
Becky Koch, Fargo First: Magapapers/Tabloids
Brian Shawn, Fargo Third: Single photograph - General photo (open competition - no subcategories as to type of publication)
Carol Renner, Fargo First: News or feature release – single release
Carrie Carney, Fargo Third: Direct-mail marketing
Danielle Teigen, Fargo Second: Blogs - Personal
Darrel Veldhouse, Moorhead, Minn. Second: Social Media Campaign - Corporate or for-profit Honorable Mention: News Story - Online Publication
Ellen Crawford, Fargo Third: Specialty articles - Agriculture, Agribusiness, Aquaculture
Jeanine Larson, West Fargo First: Writing for the Web First: Brochures - Corporate or for-profit Second: Community, institutional, or internal relations Second: Public service Third: Website edited or managed by entrant - Corporate or for-profit
Karen Stensrud, Fargo First: Single advertisements for print or electronic publication First: Advertising campaigns built around one subject (print, online, or combination of the two)
Kelly Krenzel, Fargo Third: Social Media Campaign - Nonprofit, government, or educational
Linda Sailer, Dickinson Second: Single page, section, or supplement regularly edited by entrant - Newspaper Third: Specialty articles - History Third: Page design - Newspaper
Lisa Farnham, Fargo First: Brochures - Nonprofit, government, or educational Second: Newsletters - Nonprofit, government, or educational