Aspen, Snowmass papers claim press awards |

Aspen, Snowmass papers claim press awards

The Aspen Times, Aspen Times Weekly and Snowmass Sun combined to collect 20 awards at the Colorado Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. The awards were announced Friday at a banquet in Denver.

The awards were as follows:

Snowmass Sun

Third place: Best Editorial Special Section (Louie Atencio, Jill Beathard and Max Vadnais)

The Aspen Times

First place: Best Education Story (Jeanne McGovern)

First place: Best Humorous Column Writing (Todd Hartley)

First place: Best Editorial Writing (Rick Carroll and Andre Salvail)

Second place: Best Editorial Writing (Rick Carroll, Scott Condon and Andre Salval)

Second place: Best Advertising Slogan (Louise Walker)

Second place: Best Sustained Coverage (Scott Condon)

Third place: Best Sports Column Writing (Rick Carroll)

Third place: Best Series Column Writing (Todd Hartley)

Third place: Best Restaurant or Dining Ad (Louise Walker)

Third place: Best Health Care Ad (Ashton Hewitt)

Aspen Times Weekly

First place: Best Editorial Layout and Design (Afton Groepper, Jeanne McGovern and Malisa Samsel )

First place: Best Agriculture Story (Jeanne McGovern)

First place: Best Sports Story (Jeanne McGovern)

First place: Best News Story (staff)

First place: Best Public Service Story (Jill Beathard)

Second place: Best Feature Story (Stewart Oksenhorn)

Second place: Best Editorial Writing (Amiee White Beazley, John Colson and Andy Stone)

Second place: Best Sport Story (Dale Strode)

Second place: Best Sports Event Story (Dale Strode)

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User