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EO Media Group grabs awards in 2012 SPJ Northwest Excellence in Journalism contest

EO Media Group newspapers and websites had a good showing at the 2012 SPJ Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest. This annual contest honors the very best in journalism in SPJ’s Region 10 which includes Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. This year’s contest covers work produced or published in 2012 within our region. SPJ received […]


Digital Team lands three awards in website contest

The Digital Team took home three awards in the 2012 Local Community Web Site Contest, which represents the top Web initiatives from community and suburban newspapers across North America. The Local Media Association, an organization representing the suburban and community newspaper industry in the U.S. and Canada, honored daily and non-daily newspapers of various circulation sizes […]


Eagle wins 2 awards

JOHN DAY – The Blue Mountain Eagle received two awards in the Oregon and Southwest Washington Society for Professional Journalists contest celebrating work done in 2010. The Eagle staff – writers Cheryl Hoefler, Sandra Gubel, Angel Carpenter and editor Scotta Callister – won third place in comprehensive coverage for work on the Aryan Nations proposal […]


Daily Astorian reels in journalism awards

The Daily Astorian earned 19 awards in the annual Better Newspaper Contest organized by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association for work published in 2009. The newspaper placed second in the general excellence category and earned three online awards, including second place for best overall website. Photographer Alex Pajunas earned four awards, including two first-place trophies. […]


EO claims 6 first-place awards in state contest

The East Oregonian earned six first-place awards at the 2010 Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, as well as four second-place honors and a third-place prize, during the association’s annual convention Friday in Salem. The EO competed against other Oregon daily newspapers with circulations of 10,000 or less. Top honors were given to the […]


The Daily Astorian honored for highlighting Hispanic community’s success stories

The Daily Astorian was honored Saturday for a series of articles it published last year about the North Coast’s Hispanic community. The accolade came from the Society of Professional Journalists, Greater Oregon chapter. The five-part series placed third in the social issues category of the SPJ’s annual contest for news and features published in daily […]


Eagle tapped for award

PORTLAND – Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon announced this week it will give its annual Two Pauls Award to the Blue Mountain Eagle, Grant County’s newspaper. The award recognizes the newspaper’s push for immediate action to create a community response and dialogue when an Aryan Nations member announced plans to create a headquarters in John Day. […]


Eagle news staff wins awards

REDMOND – The Blue Mountain Eagle won six awards in the annual Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers Contest. The awards, announced last week at the organization’s convention in Redmond, included three first-place and three third-place honors. The awards, given by circulation division, are: Best Writing – Scotta Callister, first place, and Angel Carpenter, third […]


Mulinix repeats as Washington’s top non-daily photographer

BELLEVUE — Chinook Observer staff photojournalist Damian Mulinix was presented with three awards, including the top photography prize in the non-daily division, last Saturday night in Bellevue at the annual awards dinner for the Washington chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). The evening honors the winners of the SPJ’s Excellence in Journalism competition. […]


East Oregonian wins ‘Oops!’ award

Along with the general excellence award, the East Oregonian swallowed its pride and won the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s “Oops!” award – which asks newspapers around the state to submit their amusing mistakes from 2007. The EO submitted its poll question from the Aug. 28 edition in which it inadvertently paired a poll question about […]