2017-04-26

LighthouseNOW ranks second in national newspaper awards



  • <p>BRITTANY WENTZELL PHOTO</p><p>LighthouseNOW&#8217;s editorial team is Brittany Wentzell, Gayle Wilson, Michael Lee, Emma Smith, Keith Corcoran and Evan Bower.</p>

Hot off the heels of its recent nominations in the Newspapers Atlantic Better Newspapers competition, LighthouseNOW staff have ranked second in a national competition.

News Media Canada announced the winners of the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards on April 18. LighthouseNOW ranked second in its circulation class in three different categories, including Best All-Around Newspaper, Best Front Page, and Best Editorial Page for papers with a circulation between 6,500 and 12,499. LighthouseNOW was the only Nova Scotian newspaper represented in the awards.

On April 5, LighthouseNOW was also nominated for 10 awards in the Newspaper Atlantic Better Newspapers competition. Winners from that competition will be announced in Halifax on June 3.

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