2022 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Headline Writing ( Under 5,000 Multi-Day) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Detroit Lakes Tribune
    Entry Title: Detroit Lakes Tribune headline writing
    Entry Credit: Detroit Lakes Tribune
    Judge Comment: The Tribune wins this competition. The Tribune does a nice job with its headlines and uses a variety of techniques to try to pull readers into stories. Good job!
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Fergus Falls - The Daily Journal
    Entry Title: Daily Journal Headline Writing
    Entry Credit: Heather Kantrud
    Judge Comment: Nice, clean looking newspaper, but I would reconsider centering of so many headlines. Flush left is much better.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Austin Daily Herald
    Entry Title: Thursday Oct. 27, 2021; Wednesday June 22
    Entry Credit: Eric Johnson, Rocky Hulne
    Judge Comment: Third goes to Daily Herald, although it was one edition shy of the required three full editions and might have finished higher.
  • Competition Comment: None