BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Daily News staffers received eight awards in the 2011 New England Associated Press News Executives Association contest, results of which were announced Wednesday. The BDN was recognized in the Class 1 category, which includes the largest newspaper organizations in the region.
Receiving awards for the BDN were:
• Becky Bowden, display desk editor (First place, Feature Page design, “Pants, Pants Revolution”)
• Eric Zelz, graphics director (First place, Informational Graphic, “ Exploring Juniper Ridge landfill”)
• Kevin Bennett, photographer (First place, Feature Photo, “ Country Music Dancers“)
• Roxanne Saucier, editor; Ardeana Hamlin, Dale McGarrigle, assistant editors; Abigail Curtis, Heather Steeves, reporters (Second place, General Interest Weekly, “The Midcoast Beacon”)
• Gabor Degre, photographer (Third place, Sports Action photo, “ Freestyle swimmer“)
• Roxanne Saucier, editor; Ardeana Hamlin, Dale McGarrigle, assistant editors; staff (Third, General Interest Weekly, “The Weekly”)