The results are out for the 2018 National Federation of Press Women National Communications Contest. Colorado Press Women’s website has a link to the complete results. Colorado’s entrants via the At-Large Contest did really well — three first-place wins, two third-place wins and two honorable mentions. Congratulations everyone.
07A -Editorial / Opinion – Print-based newspaper Placing: First Name: Judi Buehrer Title: “A lesson from Russia” Judi Buehrer, Freelance Journalist Littleton, Colorado
10S -Specialty articles – Travel Placing: Honorable Mention Name: Donna Bryson Title: “The New Orleans museum looking back at slavery to help America move forward; What foreign students can teach host families about America” self-employed Denver, Colorado
4 -Enterprise Reporting Placing: First Name: Donna Bryson Title: “For some veterans with PTSD, Fourth of July celebrations can sound like war; Walton’s Warriors fight in Colorado for suffering soldiers; They fought after 9/11, now their children are fighting the same endless war” self-employed Denver, Colorado
01B -News Story – Magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper print publication Placing: First Name: Julie Estlick Title: “The Healing Side of Technology” Health District of Northern Larimer County Fort Collins, Colorado
09B -Personality profile – More than 500 words Placing: Third Name: Kathryn Mayer Title: “Home-court advantage: Pioneer Rodney Billups returns to campus as men’s basketball coach” University of Denver Lone Tree, Colorado
56A -Fiction for adult readers: Novel Placing: Third Name: Jane Bock Title: “Death Rattle: An Arizona Borderlands Mystery” University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado
16B -Page design – Magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper publication Placing: Honorable Mention Name: Kristen Gilbert Title: “CNS Adaptive Driving Solutions: Keeping Aging Drivers Safe; Splash Into Better Health” Health District of Northern Larimer County Fort Collins, Colorado