Journal in running for 2011 press awards
The Lakeville Journal Co. was notified this week that staff members from two of its newspapers and one of its special publications are finalists in the annual Better Newspaper Competition of the New England Newspaper and Press Association. More than 3,000 New England newspapers take part in the contest.The Lakeville Journal is a finalist in the editorial/commentary page category. Lakeville Journal reporter Patrick L. Sullivan is a finalist in the education category. Executive Editor Cynthia Hochswender is a finalist in the history reporting category.Michael Marciano, editor of The Winsted Journal, is a finalist in the editorial writing category.Marsden Epworth, editor of the Compass arts and entertainment section, is a finalist in the photo illustration category. The Lakeville Journal Co. congratulates all the finalists and will announce the results of the competition after the prizes are awarded in February at the New England Newspaper Conference in Boston.The company’s Millerton News is a member of the New York Press Association.