Gazette Website Wins Top Prize in Newspaper Competition

The newspaper won 30 awards for excellence in in reporting, photography, graphic design and advertising — both in print and digital publishing — in the annual contest sponsored by the New England Newspaper and Press Association.

Gazette Receives Publick Occurrences Award for Schifter House Coverage

The Vineyard Gazette has received a Publick Occurrences award from the New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA) for its coverage of the Schifter house move on Chappaquiddick.

The award, presented at the NENPA fall conference Thursday, recognizes outstanding journalism for a series of stories written by Gazette reporter Sara Brown and accompanied by photographs by Ray Ewing.

Gazette Wins Top Prize at New England Newspaper Competition

The Vineyard Gazette won 24 awards in the annual New England Newspaper and Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, including the top prize of General Excellence and 13 other first-place awards for excellence in journalism.

“A delight to read. The very traditional look sets this paper apart. Kudos to all for staying with what had worked for decades,” judges wrote.

Vineyard Gazette Is Awarded Top Honor by Press Association

Vineyard Gazette Is Awarded Top Honor by Press Association

The Vineyard Gazette won the George A. Speers Newspaper of the Year award for 2004 last weekend at the annual New England Press Association winter convention in Boston. The coveted honor was given to five newspapers in five separate circulation categories this year, including two weeklies, one alternative weekly and two small dailies.

The Gazette has won the award seven times since 1990.

Gazette Collects 14 Awards In Regional Press Contest

The Vineyard Gazette won 14 awards for excellence in journalism at the New England Press Association annual better newspaper competition, including five first place awards. The awards were given out on Saturday night at a dinner at the Marriott Copley in Boston. The competition included more than 5,000 entries from more than 300 small newspapers throughout New England.

The Gazette captured 12 awards in editorial and two in advertising.

Gazette Takes Home Twelve Awards

The Vineyard Gazette won 12 awards in the annual New England Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest this year, including six first place awards that recognized the 163-year-old weekly newspaper for excellence in journalism across the spectrum from advertising to editorial.

Gazette Cited for Excellence in Journalism In New England Newspaper Competition

The Vineyard Gazette won 12 awards in the annual New England better newspaper competition sponsored by the small newspaper press association this year, including seven first place awards that recognized the weekly paper for excellence in journalism. The awards were for photography, writing, advertising, illustration and special section work.

Menemsha Fire Coverage Earns Gazette Top Award

The Vineyard Gazette’s coverage of the Menemsha fire earned the newspaper a Publick Occurrences Award this week from the New England Newspaper and Press Association.

The award, which honors outstanding journalism, was announced Thursday at NENPA’s fall conference in Natick. About 150 publishers, editors and reporters from throughout New England attended the awards ceremony. Gazette publisher Jane Seagrave accepted the award on behalf of the Gazette’s news staff.

Gazette Wins 17 Awards, Nine First Place

The Vineyard Gazette won 17 awards in the annual New England Newspaper and Press Association contest this year, including nine first-place awards for excellence in journalism and advertising. The awards were announced at the annual banquet held by the small newspaper press association in Boston last weekend. The contest saw nearly 3,000 entries from small daily, weekly and biweekly/monthly newspapers in the six-state region of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. Newspapers are judged in daily and weekly categories by circulation.

Gazette Wins Top Prizes, Cited for Excellence in Journalism

The Vineyard Gazette won 27 awards in the annual New England Better Newspaper Contest this year, including general excellence, the top prize awarded in the winter contest for small newspapers for 2011. “An outstanding, fascinating weekly newspaper. Superb newspaper writing. It should be studied in journalism classes on community newspapers,” judges wrote.