Colorado Press Women members again fared well in NFPW’s At-Large Communications Contest for members in states that don’t run their own contest. This contest is increasingly competitive and this year featured entrants from Kentucky, South Dakota, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, North Carolina, Arizona, New Jersey, Maine, Michigan and Georgia. First place winners in the At-Large Contest are entered in the national contest. Colorado winners are:

Donna Bryson

  • First Place — Continuing coverage or unfolding news
  • First Place — Feature, online publication
  • Second Place — In-depth Reporting
  • First Place — Personality Profile
  • First Place — Specialty Articles, Social Issues

Buffy Gilfoil

  • First place — Personal Blogs

Karen Petersen

  • First place — Marketing Program/Campaign.
  • First place — Brochures for Non-profit, Government or Education with Alexis Powers (co-writer) and Liz Craig (designer)
  • First place — Blogs for Non-profit, Government or Education

Cyndia Zwahlen

  • Second Place — Continuing Coverage
  • Honorable Mention — In-depth Reporting

Jane Bock

  • Third place — Novels more than 40,000 words