The News and Tribune (Jeffersonville) was again CNHI’s Newspaper of the Year in its division, the fourth time since 2010 the paper based in Clark and Floyd counties has won the honor.
The news organization took five first-place or runner-up awards in the annual contest, including a first place for best video – “Facing Homelessness.” No other paper in the division took home more than two awards.
Senior Reporter Elizabeth Beilman was named runner-up for Reporter of the Year in the division, and Christopher Fryer took the same honor in the Photographer of the Year category. The
News and Tribune also took runner-up in the Public Service journalism category for its “Facing Homelessness” series.
The contest’s Division II contains 38 daily newspapers.
“I have been in the newspaper business for 31 years and this newspaper winning four awards of this nature over a six-year span is truly remarkable,” publisher Bill Hanson said.
The News and Tribune publishes six days a week.