Vail Daily wins 20 awards at annual convention |

Vail Daily wins 20 awards at annual convention

Daily Staff ReportVail, CO Colorado

DENVER, Colorado The Vail Daily had a strong showing this year at the Colorado Press Association’s annual contest, held over the past weekend at the Brown Palace in Denver. Competing against other daily newspapers in the circulation range of 7,501-15,000, the Daily won 16 CPA awards.Best Deadline News Reporting, First Place: Vail Daily StaffBest Deadline News Reporting, Second Place: Steve LynnBest Deadline News Reporting, Third Place:Randy WyrickBest Feature Story, Second Place: Randy WyrickBest Education Story,Second Place:Nicole FreyBest Series, Second Place: Vail Daily Staff (Eagle River series)Best Special Section,First Place: Vail Daily Staff (25th Anniversary publication)Best Serious Column Writing, Third Place: Don CohenBest News Photograph, Second Place: Kristin AndersonBest News Photograph, Third Place:Dominique TaylorBest Feature Photograph, Second Place: Dominique TaylorBest Photo Essay, Second Place: Preston UtleyBest News Page Design, Third Place: Aaron CessnaBest Editorial Layout and Design, Second Place: Vail DailyStaffBest Real Estate Ad, Second Place: Tracey SchmiedtBest Advertising Campaign,Third Place: Marian Phelps & Zach DuFresneAlso held over the weekend were the annual CAPER awards, presented by the Colorado Associated Press. Winners included:Don Rogers, First Place, Editorial WritingPreston Utley, Second Place, Feature photographHonorable mention: Kristin Anderson, news photographHonorable mention: Allen Best, environmental reporting

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