Daily Leader ads win at MPA event

Published 10:23 pm Saturday, January 30, 2016

Daily Leader staff members brought home 14 awards at the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest for advertising.

Michael Granger and Kristi Carney won a combined six first-place awards. The newspaper also won six second-place awards and two third-place awards.

The newspaper competed against other daily newspapers in Mississippi with similar circulation. The awards were announced at a luncheon Saturday in Jackson.

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Awards won:

First place

Best House Ad — Color — Gridiron, Michael Granger

Best Small Space Ad — Bank of Brookhaven, Kristi Carney

Best Grocery & Restaurant Ad — Color — Broma’s Deli, Carney

Best Auto Ad — Black and White — Sullivan Ford, Carney

Best Health Care Ad — Black and White — Aston Court, Carney

Best Institutional Ad — Color — First Baptist Church, Carney


Second Place

Financial Ad — Black and White — Bank of Brookhaven, staff

Health Care Ad — Black and White — Bane Drugs, Carney

Service Ad — Color — Southwest MS EPA, Carney and Granger

Theme Page — Good Luck Lady Hornets, Granger

Single Magazine Advertisement — Southwest MS EPA, Granger and Kristi

General Excellence, staff


Third Place

Theme Page — Christmas Open House, Carney and Granger

Single Magazine Advertisement, staff