Better Newspapers Contest

The BNC awards are announced, with a large-screen presentation showing the winning entries and the people who created them, at the conclusion of ANA’s Fall Convention. Entering into the Better Newspapers Contest is the the second step to vying for Newspaper of the year. Also a part of the newspaper competition is the Excellence in Advertising contest.

About the Newspaper of the Year

The Arizona Newspapers Association determines the Newspaper of the Year by adding up the points from the Excellence in Advertising contest, along with the Better Newspapers Contest.

The daily newspaper and the non-daily newspaper with the most points are awarded the title of “Newspaper of the Year”. Current year’s winners are listed in the BNC Recipients (press release) list below.

BNC Winners

2021 Recipients_BNC [pdf] | 2021 Presentation
2021 Convention Photos

2020 Recipients_BNC [pdf] | 2020 Presentation
Video Presentation

2019 Recipients_BNC [pdf] | 2019 Presentation
2019 Convention Photos

Convention Photos for 2014 – 2018, click here.
2018 Recipients_BNC [pdf] | 2018 Presentation

2017 Recipients_BNC [pdf] | 2017 Presentation

2016 Recipients_BNC [pdf] | 2016 Presentation

2015 Recipients_BNC [pdf] | 2015 Presentation

2014 Recipients_BNC [.pdf] | 2014 Presentation

2013 Recipients_BNC [.doc]

2012 Recipients_BNC [.pdf]

2011 Recipients_BNC [.pdf]

2010 Recipients_BNC [.pdf]

2009 Recipients_BNC [.pdf]

2008 Recipients_BNC [.doc]

2007 Recipients_BNC [.doc]

2006 Recipients_BNC [.doc]

2005 Recipients_BNC [.doc]

2004 Recipients_BNC [.doc]

2002 Recipients_BNC [.pdf]

2000 Recipients_BNC [.pdf]

2001 Recipients_BNC [.pdf]

1999 Recipients_BNC [.pdf]

1998 Recipients_BNC [.pdf]