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Almanac wins top honor in national contest
POULSBO — The North Kitsap Almanac won first place for Best Cover Design in the Suburban Newspapers of America Promotions & Advertising Contest.
The North Kitsap Herald also won third place for Best Ad Series. The ad series was designed for Blue Heron Jewelry Company in Poulsbo.
Suburban Newspapers of America is a non-profit, professional trade association specifically serving the suburban and community newspaper industry. It provides education, promotion, research services, and advances high standards.
Among its services, SNA hosts annual contests that judge members on the quality of their newspapers and websites.
Sound Publishing, the Herald’s parent company, won first place for Best Rate Card.
Sound Publishing also won second places in the following categories: Best Advertising Sales Promotional Materials (promoting the new Whidbey Crosswind).Best Ad Series (promoting the new Kitsap Navy News).Best Advertising Sales Training Materials (Sound Publishing Training Booklet). Best Promotion to Build Circulation and/or Readership (Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber paywall).
It’s the second time the 2011 North Kitsap Almanac has been honored for cover design. It won the same award in the contest hosted by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association.