Notables...from the Eagle's nest

Springfield, IL -  Judging results have been announced and two of Eagle's own were recognized as outstanding photography winners in the National Newspaper Association 2017 Better Newspaper Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest.

Hood River News (Hood River, OR) received 1st Place for Best Breaking News Photo for the Mosier train derailment fire in the Non-Daily Division, circulation 5,000 to 9,000 - photo taken by Patrick Mulvihill.  

The Daily Sun News (Sunnyside, WA) received 3rd Place for Best Sports Photo in the Daily Division for Nitro Crash - photo taken by Roger Harnack.

There were 1,433 entries in the Better Newspaper Editorial Contest and 221 entries in the Better Newspaper Advertising Contest for a total of 1,654 entries.  A total of 475 awards were won by 117 member newspapers in 33 states.

Winners will be recognized at the awards breakfast to be held Friday, October 6th, during NNA's 131st Annual Convention & Trade Show at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

CONGRATULATIONS, to both Patrick and Roger!