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July 29, 2013
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News-Review advertising staff wins 16 statewide awards

BEND — The graphic designers in The News-Review’s Advertising Department earned 16 awards in the 2013 Best Ad Ideas Contest sponsored by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association.

The awards were announced July 19 during ONPA’s annual summer conference, which was held this year at Seventh Mountain Resort.

The newspaper competed against other Oregon newspapers with circulations between 5,000 and 20,000. It earned six first-place awards, four seconds and six thirds. All of the advertisements were published in The News-Review during 2012

Listed below are the award categories, the designers and the clients.


Best black and white ad — Reneé Talburt for Knudtson’s Jewelers

Best multi-sponsor ROP — Shawna McKim for Home & Garden signature page

Best section cover — Reneé Talburt for Spring Home Guide

Best single house ad — TJ McLean for color sale in Classifieds

Best multi-color merchandising ad — Shawna McKim for Family Home Furnishings

Best institutional/image ad — Reneé Talburt for Alexander’s Greek Restaurant


Best use of one color and black — Reneé Talburt for Fly Away Travel

Best multi-color merchandising ad — Shawna McKim for Wildlife Safari

Best series — Shawna McKim for Harvard Avenue Drug

Best institutional/image ad — Brandy Davies for AJR February Downtown page


Best merchandising — TJ McLean for Douglas Count Farmers Co-op

Best use of media — Reneé Talburt for Artistic Denture Center postcard

Most effective use of small space — Randy Haverfield and Brandy Davies for Duke’s Masonry series

Best multi-sponsor ROP — Brandy Davies for Love Notes signature page

Best single house ad —TJ McLean for News-Review readership survey

Best multi-color merchandising ad — Shawna McKim and TJ McLean for Clint Newell Motors

ONPA, founded in 1887, is a professional association of the state’s daily and nondaily paid-circulation newspapers. At the same conference, the news staff of The News-Review won 19 awards for news, sports, opinion and feature writing; page design and content; photography and photo essays; graphics; special sections; and elements of its website,

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