After winning nine first-place awards between editorial coverage and advertising, The Suffolk Times captured the 2017 Newspaper of the Year award in the New York Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. It’s the first time The Suffolk Times has won the honor since the award was created in 2013. READ
Times/Review staff members accept the Stuart C. Dorman Award for Editorial Excellence from the New York Press Association. Pictured are general assignment reporter Paul Squire, government reporter Tim Gannon, education reporter Jennifer Gustavson, environmental reporter Carrie Miller, executive editor Grant Parpan, editor Michael White, features writer Rachel Young, managing editor Joseph Pinciaro, web editor Joe Werkmeister, publisher Andrew Olsen and account executive Joseph Tumminello.
Of the more than 60 awards handed out each year by the New York Press Association, only one judges a newspaper from cover to cover. Writing, advertising, photography and design are all measured when the Past Presidents’ Award for General Excellence is judged.
For the first time since 1999, The Suffolk Times has claimed first place general excellence in the contest’s largest circulation division.