NOW Newspapers, publisher of Germantown-Menomonee Falls NOW and seven other suburban weekly newspapers, was presented with 22 awards Friday at the Wisconsin Newspaper Association annual convention in Madison.
The Better Newspapers Contest recognizes the top journalism in the state. Eligible entries were published between Sept. 1, 2011, and Aug. 31, 2012.
Germantown-Menomonee Falls NOW sports reporter Steven L. Tietz took second place in the Sports Feature Story category and online editor Matt Newman won a third-place award in the Web Special Project category for its Battle of the Burbs feature.
NOW Newspapers also won the following honors:
Continuing Web Coverage, second, South Shore NOW
Feature Photo, first, Brookfield-Elm Grove NOW
Web Special Project, first, Brookfield-Elm Grove NOW
Front Page Design, first, Hales Corners-Franklin-Greendale-Oak Creek NOW; second, Brookfield-Elm Grove NOW; second, North Shore NOW
Overall Page Design, second, Brookfield-Elm Grove NOW and Muskego-New Berlin NOW
Sports Feature Story, third, Greenfield-West Allis NOW
Web Special Project, first and second, Wauwatosa NOW
Sports News Story, second; Muskego-New Berlin NOW
Local Sports Column, first, North Shore NOW
Spot News Photo, second, North Shore NOW
Sports Photo, second, North Shore NOW
Continuing Web Coverage, third, North Shore NOW
General Web Excellence, first, Wauwatosa NOW
Spot News Story, second; Hales Corners-Franklin-Greendale-Oak Creek NOW
Feature Page Design, third Hales Corners-Franklin-Greendale-Oak Creek NOW
Photo Essay, first, Hales Corners-Franklin-Greendale-Oak Creek NOW
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