Echo/Times team wins a combined eight awards, and honourable mention
Results from the OCNA BNC awards:
General excellence – Haliburton Echo – 2nd place
Comments: “From Page 1 throughout, the Haliburton County Echo is a great newspaper, filled with a solid mix of hard news and feature stories, supplemented by strong photography, engaging opinion pages and quality design. Lots of effective, attractive ads complete the package.”
Best editorial – Chad Ingram’s “On conversion therapy” about Bill C-6 in the Minden Times – 2nd place
Feature writing, circ. under 9,999 – Sue Tiffin, “Leopoldina Dobrzensky remembered as steward of land and local history,” in the Haliburton Echo – 2nd place
Health and wellness – Sue Tiffin, “Gerontology student bringing joy through robocats,” in the Haliburton Echo – 3rd place
Heritage – Sue Tiffin, “100 years of Agnew’s General Store having what you need,” in the Haliburton Echo – 2nd place
Humour Columnist of the Year – Steve Galea (Haliburton Echo) – 1st place
Cartoonist of the Year – Kim Wark (Minden Times) – 3rd place
Best Feature Photo – Darren Lum “Backyard igloo provides positive shelter in Carnarvon” in the Minden Times – 2nd place
The Haliburton Echo also received an honourable mention for Welcome to Haliburton County 2021 in the Best Vertical Product category.
To see all the entries (clickable links), visit: https://www.ocna.org/2021-bnc-winners-announced
To see the flip-through booklet of all entries, visit: https://www.ocna.org/2021-bnc-awards-booklet
To view the full video presentation, visit: THE OCNA 2021 BNC Awards Presentation.