Fourteen members of NDPC won 23 writing awards in the 2007 National Federation of Press Women’s communications contest. Winners were announced at an awards dinner Sept. 22, 2007, in Richmond, Va.
All entries in the national contest received first-place awards at the state level. State winners were announced at NDPC’s annual convention held in April in Bismarck.
National winners are:
Ellen Crawford, Fargo Third: Writing for the Web, news articles written specifically for the Web First: Public service
Jennifer Dobrowski, Grand Forks First: Newsletter, one- to three-color
Lori Dittmer, Mankato, Minn. First: Writing for the Web, commentary
Julie Ellingson, St. Anthony Honorable Mention: Magazine, four-color
Martin Fredricks, West Fargo First: Web site or section edited by entrant, professional sites Third: Newspaper, trade paper or magazine, color, institutional or image First: Newspaper, trade paper or magazine campaign or series, institutional or image First: Publication regularly edited by entrant, newsletter
Becky Koch, Fargo Second: Web site or section edited by entrant, not-for-profit or educational organization
Eloise Ogden, Minot Honorable Mention: Continued coverage or unfolding news
Denise Pinkney, Fargo First: Writing for the Web, captions
Anne Robinson-Paul, Moorhead, Minn. Second: Writing for the Web, feature article written specifically for the Web
Linda Sailer, Dickinson First: Section edited by entrant, daily newspaper Second: Photography in daily newspaper, feature photo Third: Photographer-writer
Karen Stensrud, Fargo Third: Direct mail marketing Third: Web site development / creation, corporate or for-profit organization Honorable Mention: Newspaper, trade paper or magazine, color, retail product or service
Jo Ann Winistorfer, Hazen Third: Non-fiction history book
LoAnn Wegh, Dickinson Second: Poster campaign Second: Billboard