The Edmond Sun

February 9, 2010

Sun shines at OPA awards banquet

EDMOND — The Edmond Sun came home with 11 honors from the Oklahoma Press Association’s annual awards banquet in Midwest City on Friday.

The Sun earned first place honors in the categories of News Content, News Writing, Sports Coverage and Community Leadership.

The local, daily newspaper serving Edmond, Deer Creek and Arcadia also earned five second place awards in the following categories: Layout & Design, Advertising, In-Depth Enterprise, Editorial Comment and Photography.

The Sun also earned third place in Personal Columns and fourth place in Sales Promotion.

Competing in Division 3, The Sun earned a total of 890 points to bring it to second place in its division.

The judge in the News Content category wrote that The Sun has a “wonderfully clean design (and) headlines make this paper standout.” The judge in the News Writing category said the newspaper’s writing is “concise and compelling. It shows a wide range for good coverage.”

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