Press Releases

Chieftain wins seven awards

The Wallowa County Chieftain garnered a total of seven awards in two annual contests sponsored by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association (ONPA). The Chieftain news staff received three awards in ONPA’s 2015 Better Newspaper Contest, while the newspaper’s advertising department brought home four awards in the association’s 2015 Better Ad Ideas Contest. Submissions are judged […]


Capital Press sweeps ONPA divison

The Capital Press swept the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association awards contest for its division. Competing against other associate members, the Capital Press won first-place awards in each of the five award categories. In the target audience category, the newspaper was honored on its level of interest, relevance, creativity and commitment to its audience. Photographs of […]


Eagle brings home awards from ONPA

Lincoln City – The Blue Mountain Eagle staff brought home a collection of awards from the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association (ONPA) annual meeting and awards banquet, held last week in Lincoln City. The Eagle news staff received seven awards in ONPA’s 2015 Better Newspaper Contest, while the newspaper’s advertising department brought home five awards in […]


East Oregonian wins general excellence award

The East Oregonian is back on top, winning the General Excellence award from the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association for the fourth time in five years. “The General Excellence award is the true team effort award for Oregon newspapers,” said managing editor Daniel Wattenburger. “It factors in every piece of the process, from front page stories […]


Astorian recognized for excellence at Oregon awards

The Astorian, which competed in the 10,000 or less circulation category, brought home 18 awards, including two firsts for Our Coast magazine. The Daily Astorian and its sister publications and websites in Oregon earned 51 awards at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s annual Better Newspaper and Best Ad Ideas contests this week. At the conference […]


Herald wins four awards in statewide contest

The Hermiston Herald won four awards in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers’ Better Newspaper Contest announced today at the organization’s summer convention at Salishan Spa and Golf Resort at Gleneden Beach south of Lincoln City. Former Herald editor Jessica Keller won a first place award for best editorial writing for a collection of three opinion pieces: […]


EOMG e-Editions get new responsive design

The desktop versions of our e-Editions and NIE edition switched to responsive HTML5 versions, which provides a completely redesigned, sleek and easy-to-use interface. Readers will enjoy the new toolset and enhanced navigation for an even better experience. This provides a seamless look between all devices. We will still provide apps for our readers who choose to […]


EO Media Group journalists win awards in regional competition

SEATTLE — Journalists at the Chinook Observer and other EO Media Group-owned publications won several awards in the 2014 Northwest Excellence in Journalism Competition. Each year, newspaper, magazine and online photographers and journalists from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska compete for a variety of honors in the contest, which is sponsored by the regional […]


Daily Astorian, biweeklies take home awards

The Daily Astorian earned eight awards in the Northwest Excellence in Journalism competition sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists. The awards, for work published during 2014, were presented Saturday at the annual banquet of the Oregon Territory Chapter of the SPJ in Albany. Former reporter Chelsea Gorrow earned four awards. She took first place […]


Seaside Signal earns awards from peers

The Seaside Signal and Cannon Beach Gazette earned four awards in the Northwest Excellence in Journalism competition sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists. The awards included third place in general excellence for the Seaside Signal. The awards, for work published during 2014, were presented Saturday, June 4, at the annual banquet of the Oregon […]