Bugle, Enterprise earn top newspaper awards

Voyager Media’s publications, The Enterprise and Bugle newspapers brought home several top awards from the Illinois Press Association’s annual convention in Springfield on June 8-9. Almost each of the newspaper groups’ publications placed in the top of their categories in their division. Both the advertising and editorial departments were recognized by their peers.

Among the editorial awards, The Enterprise had a Top 4 finish for General Excellence and it took first places in overall Newspaper Design as well as Single Page Design by graphic designer Shelley Holmgren. Sports Editor Mark Gregory’s sports features earned the Joliet Bugle a fourth place finish, while his sports feature brought the Bolingbrook Bugle a third place spot. Igor Studenkov of the Niles Bugle took third in Government Beat Reporting.

The complete list of Editorial Awards include:

1st Place, Newspaper Design: Staff, Plainfield Enterprise

1st Place, Illustration: Shelley Holmgren, Joliet Bugle

2nd Place, Feature Writing: Jonathan Samples, Downers Grove Bugle

3rd Place, Sports Feature: Mark Gregory, Bolingbrook Bugle

3rd Place, Illustration: Shelley Holmgren, Joliet Bugle

3rd Place, Information Graphic, Downers Grove Bugle

3rd Place, Single Page Design, The Enterprise

3rd Place, Government Beat Reporting: Igor Studenkov, Niles Bugle

Honorable Mention, Information Graphic: Shelley Holmgren, Shorewood Sentinel

Honorable Mention, Original Column: Daniel Smrokowski “Special Voices,” Downers Grove Bugle

Honorable Mention, Sports Feature: Mark Gregory, Joliet Bugle

 

The complete list of Advertising Awards include:

1st Place, Best Full Page Ad: Shelley Holmgren, Downers Grove Bugle

1st Place, Best Niche Publication, “Chill Out”: Voyager Media Staff

1st Place, Best Full Page Ad: Shelley Holmgren, Romeoville Dental

1st Place, Best Ad Less Than a Full Page: Shelley Holmgren, Bolingbrook Bugle

1st Place, Best Full Color Ad: Shelley Holmgren, Bolingbrook Bugle

1st Place, Best House Ad: Shelley Holmgren, Voyager Media Publications

2nd Place, Best Ad Designer: Shelley Holmgren, Voyager Media Publications

2nd Place, Best Small Ad: Shelley Holmgren, Niles Bugle

2nd Place, Best Holiday Ad: Shelley Holmgren, Plainfield Enterprise

2nd Place, Best House Ad: Shelley Holmgren, Voyager Media Publications

3rd Place, Best Ad Series: Shelley Holmgren, Downers Grove Bugle

3rd Place, Best Full Color Ad: Shelley Holmgren, Downers Grove Bugle

3rd Place, Best House Ad: Shelley Holmgren, Voyager Media Publications

Honorable Mention, Best Ad Series: Shelley Holmgren, Romeoville Bugle

Honorable Mention, Best Small Ad: Shelley Holmgren, Romeoville Bugle

Honorable Mention, Best Holiday Ad: Shelley Holmgren, Plainfield Enterprise

 

 

 

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