Congratulations to The Register-Mail of Galesburg, Illinois, which was recently honored by both the Illinois Press Association and the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors at two separate ceremonies in Springfield.
The Register-Mail was named the second best small daily newspaper in Illinois by the Illinois Press Association in addition to the 23 other awards it received.
First-place awards included General Excellence, News Reporting, Government beat, Single page design, Sports Feature, Original Column and Sports Photo.
Second-place awards included Sports Column, Right to Know, Feature Photo, Sports Section and Newspaper Design.
Third-place awards included Lifestyles section, Single page design and Headline Writing.
Honorable mentions included Feature Photo, two Informational Graphic mentions, General News Photo, Website, Government beat and Business/Economic Reporting.
The Register-Mail earned nine awards at the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors contest.
First-place award winners included Tom Loewy for Features and Steve Davis for Features Photo and Mobile Visual.
Second-place award winners included Tom Loewy for Features and Columns or Blog, Tom Martin for Editorial Writing and Steve Davis for Mobile Visual.
Third-place award winners included Tom Loewy for Business Story and Lewis Marien for Sports Feature Photo.
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