SNPA recognizes excellence in print quality
SNPA recognized excellence in newspaper printing this week with first-place honors being awarded to the Bristol Herald Courier (Bristol, Tenn.) and The Villages Daily Sun of Florida.
Newspapers were judged in two circulation categories: over and under 25,000 circulation.
Judges evaluated entries only for those quality attributes that can be objectively measured: black ink density and uniformity, color ink density and uniformity, color register, page alignment, litho defects and other defects.
2019 Print Quality Contest Winners:
Under 25,000 circulation:
- First place: Bristol Herald Courier, Bristol, Tenn.
- Second place: The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.
- Third place: The Culpeper Star-Exponent, Culpeper, Va.
Over 25,000 circulation:
- First place: The Villages Daily Sun, The Villages, Fla.
- Second place: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Little Rock
- Third-Place: Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Va.