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Conventions, Contests & Awards

Call for volunteer judges!
The Arizona Newspaper Association needs your help, please sign up now!

ANA will need volunteers from our membership and associate organizations to judge the BNC & Best Ad Ideas Contests for the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association, our 2021 contest partner.  
The judging period is from April 5 thru May 21, 2021.
We’re looking for 35 BNC Editorial/Newsroom judges and 20 judges for Best Ad Ideas Contest. 
Judging Sign Up Here.

ANA’s 2021 BNC and Excellence in Advertising Awards Opening in May — start sorting your archives!


The 2020 ANA BNC and Excellence in Advertising Awards
A virtual presentation

Due to COVID-19 cautions and restrictions the Arizona Newspaper Association’s annual convention had to be cancelled and the awards ceremony reimagined. We wish to thank our members who participated in the contests, the New Mexico Press Association for judging, and everyone who helped produce the live presentation on our Facebook page. Thank you for watching our live stream event on Oct. 15, 2020.

Watch a recording of the ceremony by clicking on the window below.
If you have questions, contact: j.okeefe@ananews.com


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 Contest competitions.

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.

Whether you entered the competitions, came to training sessions or just attended the award ceremonies, we sincerely appreciate that you help to make the contests and our annual conventions a success.

ANA Flickr Albums
Visit the ANA flickr page to see photos from our conventions and other ANA sponsored events.

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