Contests & Awards

Click here to enter the 2017 BNC and Excellence in Advertising contest.

2016 Contest Winners

Thank you to all our members and associates who participated in the 2016 contests and convention. Whether you entered the competitions, came to training sessions or just attended the award ceremonies, we sincerely appreciate that you helped make the event a success.

To view the press releases for the winners, click the links below.
Better Newspapers Contest:

Excellence in Advertising Contest:

Click to view the 2016 BNC and Advertising presentation slide shows.
Visit the ANA flickr page to see photos from the 2016 convention.

Contest Archives

The Arizona Newspapers Association supports excellence in journalism in all its many forms. View the archived press releases for the winners in the Better Newspapers Contest and Excellence in Advertising competition.

We also recognize individuals that have fought for freedom of information with the Zenger Award and FOI awards, and celebrate those who have made a lasting impression in Arizona journalism with our Hall of Fame awards.