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2012 NMPA-APME Better Newspaper Contest winners

For Release:
October 27, 2012
Hyatt Tamaya Resort & Spa
NMPA 2011 104th Annual Convention
2012 NMPA-APME Better Newspaper Contest winners.

Contact:
Philip M Lucey
Executive Director NMPA
505-275-1377

The 2011-12 NMPA APME Better Newspaper Contest awards were handed out during the 104th annual NMPA convention held at the HYATT Tamaya Resort and Spa during the awards banquet on Saturday, October 27, 2012. Over 240 attendees were on hand to receive and congratulate award winners from newspapers across the state. This year the contest received over 1,550 entries. This marks the highest turnout in contest history. Judging was completed by the Kentucky Press Association. PDFs of award winning entries can be found at www.nmpress.org under the NEWS section.

CONTEST DETAILS
The New Mexico Press Association and the New Mexico Associated Press Managing Editors continue to sponsor a merged contest between the two groups
The APME will judge and present AP Member of the Year.

Contest Divisions
(by circulation as of October 2011)
Daily Class I: 15,000 and above circulation
Daily Class II: 14,999-6,000 circulation
Daily Class III: under 6,000 circulation
Weekly Class I: 10,000 and above circulation
Weekly Class II: 9,999-4,000 circulation
Weekly Class III under 4,000 circulation

Weekly Class 3 News Writing
2nd Place Raton Range Todd Wildermuth Region's natural gas potential eyed
1st Place Guadalupe County Communicator M.E. Sprengelmeyer City on the brink - Tax take-back threatens a financial catastrophe


Weekly Class 2 News Writing
2nd Place TorC Herald Kathleen Sloan Village Violates Open Meetings Act
1st Place Las Vegas Optic Martin Salazar, Mercy Lopez 'Sin City' trip cost West $17K

Weekly Class 1 News Writing
2nd Place Rio Grande Sun Lou Mattei Board Member Took Cash from Employees, Contractors.

1st Place Taos News Chandra Johnson Family torn by deportation

Daily Class 3 News Writing
2nd Place Deming Headlight Billy Armendariz Above and beyond
1st Place Portales News Tribune Alisa Boswell, Robin Fornoff Report critical of Portales Police Department


Daily Class 2 News Writing
2nd Place Clovis News Journal Robin Fornoff A snitch's story
1st Place Clovis News Journal Kevin Wilson Mayor's views of president point of contention in city meeting

Daily Class 1 News Writing
2nd Place Santa Fe New Mexican Tom Sharpe Burden of Shame
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Bruce Krasnow Doctor's dismissal leaves questions


Weekly Class 3 Breaking News Story
2nd Place Guadalupe County Communicator M.E. Sprengelmeyer Suspect aided in brief escape
1st Place Gallup Herald Joseph Kolb 1 Dead, 3 Injured in freak crash: Black Friday


Weekly Class 2 Breaking News Story
2nd Place Ruidoso News Mike Curran, Chris Roberts Agents seize horses at track

1st Place Mountain View Telegraph Laurie Clark Official Facing Allegations
Weekly Class 1 Breaking News Story
2nd Place Valencia County News Bulletin Brent Ruffner Mother, daughter die in double shooting
1st Place Tri City Tribune Debra Mayeux Forensic accounting report details cost, eros in CVB embezzlement

Daily Class 3 Breaking News Story
2nd Place Deming Headlight Matt Robinson Alleged gun smuggling
1st Place Los Alamos Monitor John Severance, Whitney Jones Hazmat incident at TA-21


Daily Class 2 Breaking News Story
2nd Place Carlsbad Current Argus Matlin Smith Coverage of the Samuel Jones tragedy
1st Place Clovis News Journal Tonjia Rolan Fire engulfs apartment

Daily Class 1 Breaking News Story
2nd Place Gallup Independent Bill Donovan,Arlyssa Becenti Deadly day: 4 killed, 3 hurt
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Geoff Grammer,Sandra Baltazar Martinez Police: Ex-Boyfriend shoots, kills woman


Weekly Class 3 Series or Continuing Coverage
2nd Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Eric Heinz Road to redemption: 'We keep busy'
1st Place El Defensor Chieftain T.S. Last Cost of lawsuit can't be determined. Lots of questions still unanswered in co-op case.


Weekly Class 2 Series or Continuing Coverage
2nd Place Ruidoso New s Dianne Stallings Shelter founded on compassion from many
1st Place Las Vegas Optic Martin Salazar Scuffle between sheriff, deputy sparks investigation


Weekly Class 1 Series or Continuing Coverage
2nd Place Rio Grande Sun Lou Mattei Have the El Rancho Murders Gone Cold?
1st Place Las Cruces Bulletin Staff New Mexico Centennial


Daily Class 3 Series or Continuing Coverage
2nd Place Deming Headlight Matt Robinson Alleged gun smuggling
1st Place Los Alamos Monitor Keven Todd,John Severance,Arin McKenna,Mike Maez Cote Las Conchas Retrospective of Editions During the Wildfire

Daily Class 2 Series or Continuing Coverage
2nd Place Daily Lobo staff Occupy Albuquerque and (un)Occupy Albuquerque continuing coverage
1st Place Alamogordo Daily News John Bear Plaza Pub controversy


Daily Class 1 Series or Continuing Coverage
2nd Place Las Cruces Sun-News Reyes Mata III,Ashley Meeks,Diana Alba Soular Public Payrolls
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Kate Nash Street Pharm Crisis


Weekly Class 3 Investigative Reporting
2nd Place Gallup Herald Bryan Castle MHS investigated for athlete grade tampering
1st Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Jesse Chaney Angel Fire Police Chief suddenly leaves post

Weekly Class 2 Investigative Reporting
1st Place Ruidoso Free Press Eugene Heathman Charges filed in White Fire


Weekly Class 1 Investigative Reporting
2nd Place Tri City Tribune Debra Mayeux New Mexico Title Co. faces investigation, lawsuit
1st Place Rio Grande Sun Lou Mattei Want to Commit a Felony? Try Española


Daily Class 3 Investigative Reporting
1st Place Los Alamos Monitor Arin McKenna Developer has colorful past


Daily Class 2 Investigative Reporting
1st Place Clovis News Journal Robin Fornoff,Kevin Wilson,David Stevens Escaped inmate recaptured


Daily Class 1 Investigative Reporting
2nd Place Albuquerque Journal Mike Gallagher Pay to Play
1st Place Albuquerque Journal Albuquerque Police Department Coverage Jeff Proctor


Weekly Class 1 Information Graphic
2nd Place Las Cruces Bulletin Rafael Torres SalsaFest! map
1st Place Las Cruces Bulletin Marissa Barrio Renaissance Arts Faire map


Daily Class 2 Information Graphic
2nd Place Clovis News Journal Rick White Building licenses
1st Place Clovis News Journal Rick White Record setters


Daily Class 1 Information Graphic
2nd Place Las Cruces Sun-News Lucas Peerman Honoring our Fallen
1st Place Albuquerque Journal Cathryn Cunningham Hot Property

Weekly Class 3 Editorials
2nd Place Raton Range Todd Wildermuth Consider drilling law that serves all

1st Place Guadalupe County Communicator M.E. Sprengelmeyer Get your nickels and dimes elsewhere, Gov "


Weekly Class 2 Editorials
2nd Place Ruidoso Free Press Eugene Heathman Commissioners' disdain for low income residents is unacceptable
1st Place Las Vegas Optic Tom McDonald West's policy usurps rights


Weekly Class 1 Editorials
2nd Place Taos News Joan Livingston What was the huge emergency on the command center deal?
1st Place Rio Grande Sun Robert B. Trapp 'Saving' Taxpyaer Money


Daily Class 3 Editorials
2nd Place Deming Headlight Billy Armendariz A stirring tribute
1st Place Deming Headlight Billy Armendariz Pointing fingers helps no one


Daily Class 2 Editorials
2nd Place Clovis News Journal David Stevens,Ray Sullivan We don't forget, but we do forgive
1st Place Clovis News Journal David Stevens,Ray Sullivan Horse slaughter offers solution in tough time


Daily Class 1 Editorials
2nd Place Albuquerque Journal Dan Herrera Archbishop's Life Like a Tragic Hero
1st Place Las Cruces Sun-News Walt Rubel Too little, too late in jail case

Weekly Class 3 Columns
2nd Place Edgewood Independent Wally Gordon Mountain Musing: No ordinary terrorists
1st Place Quay County Sun Thomas Garcia Co-worker known for dedication, service


Weekly Class 2 Columns
2nd Place Mountain View Telegraph Rory McClannahan The Best Vacuum Technology May be as Old as Dirt
1st Place Mountain View Telegraph Rory McClannahan Video Game Czar a Role for Older Players

Weekly Class 1 Columns
2nd Place Las Cruces Bulletin Richard Coltharp Breast cancer is real
1st Place Rio Grande Sun Robert B. Trapp Local Doctor Was One-of-A-Kind


Daily Class 3 Columns
1st Place Portales News Tribune Christina Calloway Heritage Days


Daily Class 2 Columns
1st Place Clovis News Journal Kevin Wilson Cookie recipe turns car into oven

Daily Class 1 Columns
2nd Place Albuquerque Journal Leslie Linthicum Hate and Love at the Same Time
1st Place Albuquerque Journal Winthrop Quigley New Mexico's Developmentally Disabled Dilemma

Weekly Class 3 Editorial Cartoon
2nd Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Rob Pudim Bare-bones budget
1st Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Rob Pudim Mismanaged finances

Weekly Class 1 Editorial Cartoon
2nd Place Taos News Bill Baron Another Taos cookie jar

1st Place Taos News Bill Baron Flyover follies

Daily Class 2 Editorial Cartoon
2nd Place Roswell Daily Record Keith Bell Roswell in the zombie apocalypse
1st Place Daily Lobo Juan Tabone Editorial Cartoon


Daily Class 1 Editorial Cartoon
2nd Place Albuquerque Journal John Trever
1st Place Albuquerque Journal John Trever

Weekly Class 3 Feature Writing
2nd Place Guadalupe County Communicator M.E. Sprengelmeyer Guano on the llano
1st Place Gallup Herald Joseph Kolb No home for the holidays, again


Weekly Class 2 Feature Writing
2nd Place Mountain View Telegraph Laurie Clark Old Coal Town Museum Reopens
1st Place Las Vegas Optic Mercy Lopez 'A hole in my heart that will never be filled'


Weekly Class 1 Feature Writing
2nd Place Valencia County News Bulletin Clara Garcia Lifes lessons and legacy
1st Place Las Cruces Bulletin Lorena Sanchez Advocating for his students


Daily Class 3 Feature Writing
2nd Place Deming Headlight Matt Robinson National qualifier
1st Place Los Alamos Monitor John Severance Movie depicts Manhattan Project Life


Daily Class 2 Feature Writing
2nd Place Alamogordo Daily News Michael Johnson 'We must be Perfect'
1st Place Alamogordo Daily News Michael Johnson Pilot on escort flight


Daily Class 1 Feature Writing
2nd Place Farmington Daily Times Jenny Kane Without a home
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Staci Matlock Son, father, husband, hero


Weekly Class 3,Weekly Class 2,Weekly Class 1 Business Writing
2nd Place Taos News J.R. Logan Taos foreclosure cases: 554 in 5 years
1st Place Ruidoso Free Press Eugene Heathman Grant to help local company flow


Daily Class 3,Daily Class 2,Daily Class 1 Business Writing
2nd Place Albuquerque Journal Richard Metcalf Green Goes Mainstream
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Bruce Krasnow Charter School Bonds - A Day of Reckoning


Weekly Class 3 Sports Writing

2nd Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Eric Fincher Shovel races test the daring at heart
1st Place Guadalupe County Communicator Isaac Avilucea Win some, lose one


Weekly Class 2 Sports Writing
2nd Place Ruidoso Free Press Todd Fuqua Inspired Osos roar to 7-0 win
1st Place Las Vegas Optic Dave Kavanaugh A Trojan epic


Weekly Class 1 Sports Writing
2nd Place Las Cruces Bulletin Craig Massey Franzoy works to bag quarterback skills
1st Place Las Cruces Bulletin Craig Massey A light in the dark

Daily Class 3 Sports Writing
2nd Place Deming Headlight Billy Armendariz Wildcats outlast Chaparral, 28-21
1st Place Los Alamos Monitor Mike Maez Cote LA Toppers defy the odds


Daily Class 2 Sports Writing
2nd Place Alamogordo Daily News Mark Rudi Honoring a friend
1st Place Clovis News Journal Kevin Wilson Coaches,players look back on anniversary of Title IX


Daily Class 1 Sports Writing
2nd Place Las Cruces Sun-News Teddy Feinberg No quit in this Aggie
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Nico Roesler He has a gift


Weekly Class 3 Sports Columns
2nd Place Raton Range Bob Morris Roper's love for sports, youth always evident
1st Place El Defensor Chieftain Isaac Avilucea Bond remains despite tough, blowout loss


Weekly Class 2 Sports Columns
2nd Place Mountain View Telegraph Harold Smith Runner, 22, Was an Inspiration
1st Place Mountain View Telegraph Harold Smith It's a Big Fall From Being on Top of the World


Weekly Class 1 Sports Columns
2nd Place Valencia County News Bulletin Jason Brooks A river runs through it - and divides it
1st Place Las Cruces Bulletin Jim Hilley Go out and win some for Ranger


Daily Class 3 Sports Columns
1st Place Deming Headlight Billy Armendariz Missing 'Pork' at the plate


Daily Class 2 Sports Columns
2nd Place Daily Lobo Isaac Avilucea Ex-tailback's indifference led to his unraveling
1st Place Daily Lobo Isaac Avilucea UNM athletics in an identity crisis


Daily Class 1 Sports Columns
2nd Place Las Cruces Sun-News Brook Stockberger What are those fantasy football nuts up to?
1st Place Albuquerque Journal James Yodice Cougars Get No Respect in Utah


Weekly Class 3,Weekly Class 2,Weekly Class 1 Obituary News
2nd Place Valencia County News Bulletin Julia Dendinger Pando remembered as a family man
1st Place Las Cruces Bulletin Richard Coltharp Irma Tessneer


Daily Class 3,Daily Class 2,Daily Class 1 Obituary News
2nd Place Santa Fe New Mexican Sandra Baltazar Martinez Dynamic leader fell from grace
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Sandra Baltazar Martinez The big life of 'Little Moe'


Weekly Class 3,Weekly Class 2,Weekly Class 1 Review
2nd Place Valencia County News Bulletin Julia Dendinger How to find happiness with a carpet cleaner
1st Place Las Cruces Bulletin Amanda Green Survival rate: "50/50"


Daily Class 3,Daily Class 2,Daily Class 1 Review
2nd Place Gallup Independent Elizabeth Hardin-Burrola A tale of harm
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Adele Melander-Dayton What Happens Next? Julie Blackmon's Unsettling Tableaux


Weekly Class 3 Headline Writing
2nd Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Eric Heinz Local man's daughter makes headlines
1st Place Guadalupe County Communicator M.E. Sprengelmeyer This cyber-viral junk can make an Angry Bird go Tweet


Weekly Class 2 Headline Writing
2nd Place TorC Herald Kathleen Sloan Williamsburg Axes Fire Chief
1st Place Ruidoso Free Press Eugene Heathman Extension funding extended, for a price


Weekly Class 1 Headline Writing
2nd Place Las Cruces Bulletin Beth Sitzler With this ring, I thee fix
1st Place Valencia County News Bulletin Clara Garcia Hitting the Mark: Los Lunas Gun Club aiming for experienced and responsible enthusiasts with new shooting range


Daily Class 3 Headline Writing
2nd Place Los Alamos Monitor Jennifer Garcia Enchanted Parks
1st Place Los Alamos Monitor Jennifer Garcia Just clowning around : Theater: In LALT's latest production, "A Thousand Clowns," Murray learns that parenting isn't all fun and games


Daily Class 2 Headline Writing
1st Place Clovis News Journal Rick White Hogs gone wild


Daily Class 1 Headline Writing
2nd Place Gallup Independent Staff Come in, sit down -- or don't
1st Place Gallup Independent Staff Man holed up in bathroom flushed out by deputies


Weekly Class 3 General News Photo
2nd Place Gallup Herald Joseph Kolb 2 dead, 3 injured in I-40 crash
1st Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Eric Heinz 'Plungers' make a splash on New Year's


Weekly Class 2 General News Photo
2nd Place Las Vegas Optic Mercy Lopez 5 years later and still hurting
1st Place TorC Herald Carlos Padilla Semi Fire

Weekly Class 1 General News Photo
2nd Place Taos News Tina Larkin County votes against business once more
1st Place Taos News Tina Larkin Family torn by deportation


Daily Class 3 General News Photo
1st Place Deming Headlight Billy Armendariz Heaven knows

Daily Class 2 General News Photo
2nd Place Roswell Daily Record Mark Wilson Flipped auto
1st Place Roswell Daily Record Mark Wilson Little Bear fire erupts

Daily Class 1 General News Photo
2nd Place Santa Fe New Mexican Luis Sanchez Saturno Suspect in fatal shooting at large
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Natalie Guillen Salute to local hero

Weekly Class 3 Feature Photo
2nd Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Jesse Chaney Teen Talent
1st Place Guadalupe County Communicator Mark Holm Back where they belong

Weekly Class 2 Feature Photo
2nd Place Ruidoso News Erik LeDuc A new friend
1st Place TorC Herald Tony Archuleta Summer & Lightning

Weekly Class 1 Feature Photo
2nd Place Taos News Tina Larkin Devoted to dogs

1st Place Rio Rancho Observer Rick Carpenter Thanks for saving my life

Daily Class 2 Feature Photo
2nd Place Clovis News Journal Tony Bullocks Pull
1st Place Roswell Daily Record Mark Wilson Ring of fire

Daily Class 1 Feature Photo
2nd Place Gallup Independent Cable Hoover Ring of fire
1st Place Farmington Daily Times Jenny Kane Without a home

Weekly Class 3 Sports Photo
2nd Place Gallup Herald Bryan Castle Spotlight On Sports
1st Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Eric Heinz Best in Throw

Weekly Class 2 Sports Photo
2nd Place Ruidoso News Erik LeDuc Ski Apache Terrain Park challenge
1st Place Mountain View Telegraph Harold Smith Animal Instincts

Weekly Class 1 Sports Photo
2nd Place Taos News Cody Olivas Team spirit
1st Place Las Cruces Bulletin Teague Williams Taking on the dark

Daily Class 3 Sports Photo
2nd Place Deming Headlight Billy Armendariz K of C Soccer challenge
1st Place Deming Headlight Billy Armendariz Bringin' heat

Daily Class 2 Sports Photo
2nd Place Daily Lobo Adria Malcolm Basketball photo
1st Place Roswell Daily Record Steve Notz Quick start carries NMMI to win


Daily Class 1 Sports Photo
2nd Place Las Cruces Sun-News Shari Hill Toilet bowl

1st Place Gallup Independent Adron Gardner District Champs

Weekly Class 3 Photo Series
2nd Place El Defensor Chieftain T.S. Last 9th Annual SocorroFest Celebration
1st Place Guadalupe County Communicator Mark Holm Blackboard bout spelled with a Bee


Weekly Class 2 Photo Series
2nd Place TorC Herald Cindy Jo Tooley-Harrison Fiesta Rodeo
1st Place Ruidoso News Erik LeDuc Community Sports Profiles Disc Golf

Weekly Class 1 Photo Series
2nd Place Taos News Tina Larkin
1st Place Taos News Tina Larkin At work on Labor Day


Daily Class 3 Photo Series
1st Place Deming Headlight Billy Armendariz, Matt Robinson Great American Duck Race 2011


Daily Class 2 Photo Series
2nd Place Clovis News Journal Tony Bullocks Eye of the Tiger
1st Place Daily Lobo Juan Labreche David Candelaria: Images of a patriot


Daily Class 1 Photo Series
2nd Place Santa Fe New Mexican Natalie Guillen
A rare romance
1st Place Farmington Daily Times Jenny Kane Without a home

Weekly Class 3 Web Site
2nd Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle staff www.sangrechronicle.com
1st Place NM Business Weekly Joe Renaud New Mexico Business Weekly homepage

Weekly Class 1 Web Site
1st Place Taos News Ray Seale,Chandra Johnson taosnews.com


Daily Class 3 Web Site
2nd Place Los Alamos Monitor LA Monitor Staff
1st Place Portales News Tribune Staff


Daily Class 2 Web Site
1st Place Clovis News Journal Staff Clovis News Journal - www.cnjonline.com


Daily Class 1 Web Site
2nd Place Las Cruces Sun-News Jason Gibbs

1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Staff www.SantaFeNewMexican.com


Weekly Class 3 Black and White Advertising
1st Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Kim Wilson JC Smith Painting INC


Weekly Class 2 Black and White Advertising
2nd Place Mountain View Telegraph Staff Furniture Connection
1st Place TorC Herald Cindy Jo Tooley-Harrison Happy 100th Birthday New Mexico

Weekly Class 1 Black and White Advertising
2nd Place Taos News Michelle Gutierrez Taos Ski Valley
1st Place Las Cruces Bulletin Theresa Montoya-Basaldua Las Cruces Bridal Showcase


Daily Class 3 Black and White Advertising
2nd Place Portales News Tribune kim karlgaard Ad for, Eric Dixon
1st Place Portales News Tribune Kim Karlgaard Russells


Daily Class 2 Black and White Advertising
2nd Place Roswell Daily Record Sandra Martinez Immanuel Lutheran Church
1st Place Clovis News Journal Shawn Luscombe Lindsey Law Firm


Daily Class 1 Black and White Advertising
2nd Place Santa Fe New Mexican Elspeth Hilbert Alpine Dental: Your Child, Their Health
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Scott Fowler DogLady.net


Weekly Class 3 Color Advertising
2nd Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Kim Wilson Studio 434 is now open
1st Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Kim Wilson Cid's Food Market


Weekly Class 2 Color Advertising
2nd Place Las Vegas Optic Maria Sanchez Las Vegas Arts Council
1st Place TorC Herald Mike Tooley,Cindy Jo Tooley-Harrison Fireworks

Weekly Class 1 Color Advertising
2nd Place Taos News Shane Atkinson The Bavarian
1st Place Taos News Louis Codone Taos Pueblo Smoke Shop

Daily Class 3 Color Advertising
2nd Place Portales News Tribune kim karlgaard Sure Green
1st Place Portales News Tribune kim karlgaard C&S


Daily Class 2 Color Advertising
2nd Place Clovis News Journal Shawn Luscombe Up to $4,000
1st Place Roswell Daily Record Sandra Martinez Ad for Lisa Riley


Daily Class 1 Color Advertising
2nd Place Gallup Independent Bernadette Montano
Over 100 years combined experience here to serve you


Weekly Class 3 House Advertising
2nd Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Kim Wilson 2013 Enchanted Circle Tourism Map
1st Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Kim Wilson Don't watch your customers fly south...


Weekly Class 2 House Advertising
2nd Place Las Vegas Optic Maria Sanchez Freedom
1st Place Las Vegas Optic Maria Sanchez Sell Your Items


Weekly Class 1 House Advertising
2nd Place Rio Rancho Observer Gina Martinez Observe. Engage. Enjoy!
1st Place Taos News Jeff Spicer Summer Visitor Guide


Daily Class 2 House Advertising
2nd Place Clovis News Journal Shawn Luscombe Adsupercharger
1st Place Alamogordo Daily News Blanca Najar General Manager Is Out Shopping ... Without Us *gasp*


Daily Class 1 House Advertising
2nd Place Santa Fe New Mexican Scott Fowler News Coverage of Election 2012
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Scott Fowler Follow us on Twitter for High School Sports


Weekly Class 2 Classified Ad
2nd Place Las Vegas Optic Maria Sanchez Great NM Properties
1st Place Mountain View Telegraph Staff Antiques and Things


Weekly Class 1 Classified Ad
2nd Place Taos News Michelle Gutierrez Job Network 1 Clean, and not as busy as some of the others in the category.
1st Place Taos News Linda Lewis Job Network 4 Good ideas; appealing to potential customers.


Daily Class 2 Classified Ad
2nd Place Clovis News Journal Shawn Luscombe Merry Christmas
1st Place Clovis News Journal Shawn Luscombe Free Ipad


Daily Class 1 Classified Ad
1st Place Albuquerque Publishing Company John Bicknell Golden Eagle Design


Weekly Class 3 Classified Ad Section
2nd Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Kim Wilson
1st Place Guadalupe County Communicator Michael AJ Gallegos,Sara Anaya

Weekly Class 2 Classified Ad Section
2nd Place Ruidoso Free Press Kathy Kiefer Classifieds
1st Place Mountain View Telegraph staff


Weekly Class 1 Classified Ad Section
2nd Place Rio Grande Sun LyAnn Vigil
1st Place Taos News Staff

Daily Class 2 Classified Ad Section
2nd Place Roswell Daily Record Staff
1st Place Roswell Daily Record Staff

Daily Class 1 Classified Ad Section
2nd Place Albuquerque Publishing Company Brenda Begley , Art Staff RPM
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Staff REAL ESTATE


Weekly Class 3 Shared/Signature Page
2nd Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Kim Wilson Business Directory
1st Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Kim Wilson Come Visit... Angel Fire


Weekly Class 2 Shared/Signature Page
1st Place Ruidoso Free Press Kathy Kiefer Going to STATE 2011 Volleyball Tournament


Weekly Class 1 Shared/Signature Page
2nd Place Taos News Michelle Gutierrez Inside Out

1st Place Taos News Jeff Spicer Taos Map

Daily Class 2 Shared/Signature Page
2nd Place Roswell Daily Record Staff Super Bowl
1st Place Clovis News Journal Shawn Luscombe,Cheyanne Bardin,Cathy Tapia,Kim Karlggard Bracket Bucks


Daily Class 1 Shared/Signature Page
1st Place Las Cruces Sun-News Shari Harris Greater Chamber


Weekly Class 3 Web Advertisement
1st Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Staff Lisa Sutton Real Estate


Weekly Class 2 Web Advertisement
2nd Place Las Vegas Optic Maria Sanchez Henry Valencia
1st Place Las Vegas Optic Maria Sanchez Price's Home Furnishings


Weekly Class 1 Web Advertisement
2nd Place Las Cruces Bulletin Ramon Gonzalez Sitel - Thriller
1st Place Las Cruces Bulletin Marissa Barrio Michael Cain


Daily Class 2 Web Advertisement
2nd Place Roswell Daily Record Aric Loomis Otero Federal Credit Union
1st Place Roswell Daily Record Aric Loomis Ballard Funeral Home


Daily Class 1 Web Advertisement
2nd Place Las Cruces Sun-News Belinda Mills Healing Source
1st Place Santa Fe New Mexican Scott Fowler SF Place: Making Spirits Bright


Weekly Class 3 Supplements and Special Editions
2nd Place Edgewood Independent Staff. Holiday Haven
1st Place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Staff. Land and Home 2011


Weekly Class 2 Supplements and special Editions
2nd place Ruidoso Free Press Kathy Kiefer Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium
1st Place Mountain View Telegraph Staff. Explore!

Weekly Class 1 Supplements and Special Editions

2nd place Tri City Tribune Staff. Majestic Living Magazine

1st place Taos News Staff. Remarkable Women of Taos.


Daily Class 3 Supplements and Special Editions
1st place Los Alamos Monitor Rob Lamb, Keven Todd, John Severance Los Alamos Life


Daily Class 2 Supplements and Special Editions
2nd place Roswell Daily Record. Christina Stock Dining Guide
1st place Clovis News Journal Staff Our Towns 2012


Daily Class 1 Supplements and Special Editions
2nd place Santa Fe New Mexican Inez Gomez, Deborah Villa Indian Market
1st place Albuquerque Journal Staff. 100 years of statehood


Weekly Class 3 Design and Typography
2nd place Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Staff
1st place New Mexico Business Weekly Staff


Weekly Class 2 Design and Typography
2nd place Ruidoso Free Press. Staff
1st place Mountain View Telegraph Staff


Weekly Class 1 Design and Typography
2nd place Las Cruces Bulletin Staff
1st place Taos News. Staff


Daily Class 3 Design and Typography
1st place Los Alamos Monitor Staff


Daily Class 2 Design and Typography
2nd place Daily Lobo Staff
1st place Clovis News Journal Staff


Daily Class 1 Design and Typography
2nd place Santa Fe New Mexican Staff
1st place Albuquerque Journal Staff


AP Member of the year
Albuquerque Journal


Weekly Class 3 Public Service
Sangre De Cristo Chronicle Staff Enchanted Christmas


Weekly Class 2 Public Service
TorC Herald Carlos Padilla Fire Destroys Home, Damages Another

Weekly Class 1 Public Service
Taos News Staff Tradiciones
Daily Class 2 Public Service
Roswell Daily Record Jessica Palmer Roswell's Most Wanted

Daily Class 1 Public Service
Albuquerque Journal Jeff Proctor,Editorial Staff Coverage of Albuquerque Police Department


Weekly Class 3 General Excellence
Sangre de Cristo Chronicle
Weekly Class 2 General Excellence
Mountain View Telegraph
Weekly Class 1 General Excellence
Taos News
Daily Class 3 General Excellence
Los Alamos Monitor
Daily Class 2 General Excellence
Clovis News-Journal
Daily Class 1 General Excellence
Santa Fe New Mexican
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