2022 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Self-promotion or House Ad ( 10,001 and Over Multi-Day) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Fargo/Moorhead - The Forum
    Entry Title: Score Bison Action Here! Bison Media Zone
    Entry Credit: Carli Greninger
    Judge Comment: Clean, Simple design. Communicates the message clearly and quickly. Good use of bold colors, with bold fonts. Good choice of 'Action' fonts. Good use of photo on the side/background.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Fargo/Moorhead - The Forum
    Entry Title: On the Minds of Moms magazine
    Entry Credit: Luanna Lake, Katie Revier
    Judge Comment: Good use of colors and fonts to communicate the gendered content. Good use of shapes and italicized fonts to evoke 'action'. Clear message that engages the reader. Suggest using a different script font.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Mankato - The Free Press
    Entry Title: River City Holiday
    Entry Credit: Christina Sankey
    Judge Comment: Title of the album is a bit hard to read, but really like stamping the CD title image on the interesting/striking stock image. Price is prominent as it should be. It needs a better call to action or hook. Good job.
  • Competition Comment: Some good creative ideas. The best designs are Simple, Clean and have bold clear message.