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, nrtoday.com.