The Cordova Times team won seven awards on April 27 at this year’s Alaska Press Club banquet for work published in 2018.
Staff reporter and photographer Emily Mesner won five awards for her reporting and photography work.
The story headlined “First time hunter draws tag, harvests moose” drew two awards, first place for Best Portrait and third place for Best Alaska Outdoors Reporting.
Mesner also won second place for Best Feature Photo for a photo of children and bubbles at the Fourth of July celebration. Her story headlined “13-foot antler tree brightens Copper River Highway” won third place for Best Short Feature. Also, “Eyak film premieres at Anchorage International Film Festival” was recognized as third place for Best Culture Reporting.
Annette Potter won first place for Best Magazine Design for the Prince William Sound Visitor Guide. This is the second year in a row that publication has garnered awards from Alaska Press Club. The latest edition of the visitor guide hits newsstands and will be inserted into this week’s edition of The Cordova Times.
Cordova freelance photographer Teal Barmore won third place for Best News Photo for her image “Windstorm breaks 100-foot Polar Bear loose.”
The Alaska Press Club is an independent professional organization that provides continuing education, recognition and information to journalists across the state.
The Cordova Times is a 105-year-old weekly newspaper covering Cordova and Prince William Sound.
First Place Best Portrait
Third Place Best Alaska Outdoors Reporting
First time hunter draws tag, harvests moose
Second Place Best Feature Photo
Third Place Best Culture Reporting
Eyak film premieres at Anchorage International Film Festival
Third Place Best Short Feature
13-foot antler tree brightens Copper River Highway
First Place Best Magazine Design
Prince William Sound Visitor Guide
Third Place Best News Photo