Daily Leader wins big at competition

Published 7:00 am Sunday, February 1, 2015

The Daily Leader took home 15 awards, including four first place prizes, from the Mississippi Press Association’s Mid-Winter Conference Better Newspaper Advertising Awards Luncheon Saturday.

The Daily Leader also placed second in general excellence.

The Daily Leader competes against other Mississippi newspapers similar in size – under 9,000 – in most categories. Some of the competitors include the Greenwood Commonwealth, The Oxford Eagle and the Vicksburg Post.

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<cTypeface:Bold> First place awards include:<cTypeface:Plain>

• Political Ad Color: Lincoln County for Thad Cochran, Lincoln County Republican Party – Kristi Carver

• Small Space Ad Color: We Frame It – Tracy McGuffee

• Health Care Ad Color: Speech Pathology Associates – Kristi Carver

• Financial Ad Color: Bank of Brookhaven – Kristi Carver

<cTypeface:Bold> Second place awards include: <cTypeface:Plain>

• Grocery or Restaurant Ad Color – Sweet Tooth – Kristi Carver and Michael Granger

• Series of Ads – Aston Court – Kristi Carver

• Financial Ad Color – State Bank – Tracy McGuffee

• Retail Ad Black & White – Brookhaven Music & Sound – Tracy McGuffee

• Theme Page – Christmas Open House Retailers – Kristi Carver and Michael Granger

• Service Ad Black & White – Bane Drugs – Kristi Carver

• Grocery or Restaurant Ad – Pasta Junction – Tracy McGuffee and Michael Granger

• Institutional Ad Color – Showstoppers Studio of Dance – Kristi Carver and Michael Granger

<cTypeface:Bold> Third place awards include:<cTypeface:Plain>

• Service Ad Color – Brookhaven Music – Tracy McGuffee

• Institutional Ad Black & White – West Lincoln School – Tracy McGuffee and Michael Granger