Observer wins state awards for journalism, advertising

The West Orange Times & Observer and Southwest Orange Observer earned numerous awards during the Florida Press Association’s annual Florida Media Conference, held Aug. 3 to 5, in Ponte Vedra.


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The West Orange Times & Observer and Southwest Orange Observer earned numerous awards during the Florida Press Association’s annual Florida Media Conference, held Aug. 3 to 5, in Ponte Vedra.

In the 2022 FPA Weekly Newspaper Contest, the papers combined to win seven first-place awards, six second-place awards and two third-place awards.

The first-place awards include:

Overall Graphic Design: Southwest Orange Observer — Jess Eng
Southwest Orange Observer 04.14.21
Southwest Orange Observer 04.29.21
Southwest Orange Observer 05.06.21

Best Special Section — Staff
Local Motion 2021

Feature Story: Profile — Amy Quesinberry
Love, revisited

Faith and Family Reporting — Michael Eng
‘Before you were born, I set you apart’

Health, Medical and Science Reporting — Amy Quesinberry
Miracle Makers

Sports Spot News Story — Troy Herring
History Made

Information Graphic — Lindsay Cannizzaro and Michael Eng
Brain Food: Fear Factors

Cannizzaro also earned a silver award in the Florida Newspaper Advertising and Marketing Executives’ 2022 Creative Excellence Contest for best advertising campaign.

To see the complete list of winners, click here.

 

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