Herald-Guide takes 8 first place awards

Wins include best in General Excellence, Sports, Lifestyles

The St. Charles Herald-Guide finished with eight first-place awards from the Louisiana Press Association for the paper’s work in 2008, including Best Sports Coverage, Best Lifestyles Coverage and General Excellence.

Other first-place finishes were captured by the advertising department, which won for Staff Generated – color ½ page or under, In-Paper Promotion – black and white, In-Paper Promotion – color, and Best Classified Section. Those awards led the Herald-Guide to take home first overall in the Advertising Sweepstakes.

The Guide also placed in 16 other categories, including:
•Community Service – 2nd Place
•Advertising Idea or Promotion – 2nd Place
•Best Services Ad – 2nd Place
•Advertising Idea or Promotion – 3rd Place
•Best Services Ad – 3rd Place
•Best Retailer Ad – 3rd Place
•Best Front Page – 3rd Place
•Best Photo Package – 3rd Place
•Staff Generated – color ½ page or under – 3rd Place
•Staff Generated – black and white over ½ page – 3rd Place
•Best Ad Campaign – 3rd Place
•In-Paper Promotion – color – 3rd Place
•Best Editorial Page – Honorable Mention
•Best Continuing Coverage of a Government Event – Honorable Mention
•Most Effective Use of Graphic Design on a Single Page – Honorable Mention
•Best Special Section – Honorable Mention


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