Superior Telegram wins 22 awards from Wisconsin Newspaper Association
The annual Better Newspaper Contest featured work from September 2020 through August 2021.
SUPERIOR — The Wisconsin Newspaper Association announced the winners of its 2020-2021 Better Newspaper Contest on Friday, June 24, in Madison, and the Superior Telegram was honored with 22 awards.
In the weekly newspapers division, the Telegram received the following awards.
Among all weeklies
- Jed Carlson and Maria Lockwood, first place, All-Around Newspaper Photography.
Among weeklies with a circulation of 4,500 or more
- Jed Carlson, first place, artistic photo for "Lake Superior Ice Festival Fireworks."
- Jed Carlson, first place, photo gallery for "A secret spot at Pattison State Park."
- Jon Nowacki, first place, sports news story for "Spartans no match for defending state-champion Ledgers in penalty-filled game."
- Telegram staff, first place, best sports pages
- Maria Lockwood, second place, localized national story for "Poplar Eagle Scouts soar into new territory."
- Jon Nowacki, second place, sports news story for "Kaufman, Tigers win seesaw game against Rice Lake in first matchup between teams in 35 years."
- Jon Nowacki, second place, sports feature story for "Mike Granlund, a welcoming presence with Northwestern sports for more than three decades."
- Jed Carlson, second place, artistic photo for "Lights, Santa bring holiday cheer to Douglas County."
- Jed Carlson, second place, photo essay for "Playing with foxes?"
- Dan Williamson, second place, best video for "The sights from seas of the Apostle Islands."
- Telegram staff, second place, best opinion pages.
- Maria Lockwood, third place, general news story for "Morning lines, steady flow as Douglas County voters go to the polls."
- Maria Lockwood, third place, enterprise/interpretive reporting for "Detectives dive into 1966 murder of 14-year-old paperboy."
- Jed Carlson, third place, photo gallery for "Superior firefighters hone rescue skills at Fraser Shipyards."
- Telegram staff, third place, best headlines.
- Telegram staff, third place, best use of local photography in advertising.
- Shelley Nelson, honorable mention, coronavirus coverage.
- Maria Lockwood, honorable mention, business coverage.
- Jed Carlson, honorable mention, spot news photo for "Superior standoff ends with woman jumping from second-story window."
- Jed Carlson, honorable mention, sports action photo for "Making the catch."
- Jed Carlson, honorable mention, sports feature photo for "Photo ready."