Colleen Flanagan came first in the black and white photo category for the largest circulation class

Colleen Flanagan came first in the black and white photo category for the largest circulation class

The News wins national, provincial newspaper awards

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News collects four at BCYCNAs on weekend, as well as three CCNAs.

  • Apr. 29, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News collected four B.C. and Yukon Community Newspaper Association awards on the weekend.

Colleen Flanagan earned first place in the black and white photo category for the largest circulation class, over 25,000.

Carly Moir also earned first place in the collaborative ad design category, over 25,000.

Flanagan and Moir were also part of the News team that placed second in the ad campaign category.

As well, the News placed second in the special publications category, over 25,000, for “Our community, our people” – a supplement profiling prominent local personalities.

In addition to the provincial awards, the News recently earned three Canadian Community Newspaper Association awards.

Phil Melnychuk placed second in the best business writing category, circulation over 10,000, for, “Car a tough sell in Great White North.”

Flanagan came second in best sports photo and third in best news feature photo, both over 12,500 circulation.