Conventions, Contests & Awards


ANA’s 80th Annual Meeting and Convention

Thank you to all the participants, speakers, workshop instructors, vendors and sponsors who joined us during our 80th Annual Meeting and Convention. We appreciate your help in making it a successful event.

We also wish to thank Matt Adelman, Vice President National Newspaper Association, Publisher: Douglas Budget & Glenrock Independent, Douglas, Wyoming for his keynote address at the Advertising Awards Luncheon.

Thanks to our members for their participation in Better Newspapers Contest (BNC) and Excellence in Advertising Contest. We hope you enjoyed the awards ceremonies. We are currently going over any missed or misprinted award-plaques and will be shipping them to you.

Three members will be joining the association’s board: Dru Sanchez, publisher, Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun; Jennifer Sorenson, publisher, Herald Review Media; Kevin Martinelli, VP Local, The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com.

And lastly, we welcome the 2019-2020 Board President, Jeanie Hankins, publisher, Wickenburg Sun; and express our appreciation to outgoing president, Kyle Larson, publisher, Sedona Red Rock News and Camp Verde Journal, for his service to the association.


Better Newspapers Contest
Excellence in Advertising