The Enterprise-Tocsin took home 13 awards from the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest this year.
The annual MPA convention was canceled this summer due to the coronavirus, but awards were presented to member papers via Zoom last week.
“I am very proud of our staff and our contributing writers for making this past year a success,” said Bryan Davis, publisher of The E-T. “Our editorial content is the backbone of our existence. We try to provide quality writing about our community and great photographs that help tell our story locally.”
The E-T took home two first place awards.
Paul Putnam won for the Game Story category and Dana Lipsey won for General Interest Column.
Second place awards included Dominick J.N. Bellipanni for his story on Lake Hyacinth; Bryan Davis for Editorial Page or Section, Editorials and Magazine Story. Bryan Davis and Recardo Thomas took home second place for headlines.
Third Place awards include Recardo Thomas for Spot News Story and Magazine Story; and Bryan Davis for Headlines and Feature Photograph.
Bryan Davis and Jyesha Johnson won Second Place for Design.
Bryan Davis, Paul Putnam and Mark Stowers won third place for Sports Section or Page.