The Denver Catholic Register won four 2014 Catholic Press Association Awards June 20.
The awards were presented at the annual Catholic Media Conference, which drew journalists from across the nation and Canada. This year’s event was held in Charlotte, N.C.
The Register was recognized with the following:
• Most Effective Use of Small Space – Second Place for “Look Who’s Reading the Denver Catholic Register” a series promoting the newspaper’s Join the Mission subscription campaign that featured Register syndicated columnist George Weigel, Olympic medalist Missy Franklin and Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, by Roxanne King, Julie Filby, James Baca and Nissa LaPoint. The judges said, “…good use of subheads, good page balance.”
• Best Newspaper Website – Third Place for the Register’s new online presence at www.DenverCatholicRegister.org by Karna Swanson, David Hazen, Roxanne King, Julie Filby and Nissa LaPoint. The judges said, “This well-designed website allows for browsing content in a logical and helpful manner.”
• Best Front Page, Tabloid – Honorable Mention for “Catholics urged to draw spiritual weapons, defend religious liberty,” “Court rulings may threaten state’s same-sex marriage ban” and “Denver’s World Youth Day transformed local, universal Church, says cardinal” by Roxanne King and Filippo Piccone. The judges said, “Good use of color and photographs. It was obvious what the editors deemed the most important topic.”
• Best Coverage of the Year of Faith – Honorable Mention for “Year of Faith Pilgrim Passport and Map,” “Faithful invited to make Year of Faith pilgrimage” and “The graces of pilgrimage” by Filippo Piccone, Julie Filby, Jean Torkelson and Roxanne King. The judges said, “The Pilgrimage Passport is a great way to bring the Year of Faith to life.”
The Register’s sister publication, the Spanish-language monthly El Pueblo Católico, received eight CPA Awards. For full story, click here.