Four Colorado Press Women members won first places with their entries in the NFPW At-Large Communications Contest, which means those entries are now competing in the National NFPW contest. Those winners and their entries are:
- Kate Ruder – 1st place – Specialty article-physical health
- “ “ 1st place – Specialty article-education
- Karen Petersen — 1st place – Specialty Article-Government or Politics
- “ “ 1st place – Web copy
- “ “ Honorable mention – Publication regularly written by entrant: newsletter – nonprofit, government, education
- Donna Bryson – 1st place – Personal Blog
- “ “ 2nd place – Specialty article- green/environmental
- Julie Estlick – 1st place – Page design-Magazine or newspaper
- “ “ — 1st place – Publication regularly written by entrant–Public relations material-Report
Only the first-place awards will be competing in the National contest. Winners will be announced at the NFPW conference in Cincinnati June 22-24.
Two nonmembers from Colorado entered the At-Large Contest but did not take first place:
- Madeline Geocaris from NREL took third place for a specialty article-science or technology.
- Karrie Osborn got an honorable mention for a personality profile over 750 words.