The Tennessee Press Association announced the winners of the 2020 Ideas Contest (for Advertising &.Circulation) on Friday, September 25.
Grainger Today of Bean Station took the Best of Show award for its 2019 Tomato Festival special section. The Paris Post-Intelligencer received the First Runner Up award for its black and white ad entry for the Southside Café. The Morgan County News received the Second Runner Up aware for its Back to School Time entry in marketing materials.
The farragutpress received the most awards at 36 with 16 of those being first places. The Greeneville Sun received 22 awards and the Chattanooga Times Free Press received a total of 20 awards.
In all 517 entries from 26 TPA member newspapers were judged by members of the Georgia Press Association.
Link to the list of winners in excel:
Link to the awards slideshow of winning images: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xgnCmxWukvVTqYzU_mUPMHO186WLrqE2/view?usp=sharing
Artie Wehenkel, advertising director of The Greeneville Sun and chairman of the TPA Advertising Committee, announced the awards during the virtual presentation.