Awards & Contests

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:

Visit the ANA flickr page to see photos from the 2016 convention, also click to watch the 2016 BNC and Advertising presentation slide shows.


The Arizona Newspapers Association supports excellence in journalism in all its many forms, with the Excellence in Advertising competition and Better Newspapers Contest.

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.