National Communications Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to winners of the National Federation of Press Women’s Communications Contest for their works, which had placed first in their categories in the state contest. The honorees are:

Chris Allen, Pat Walkow, New Mexico
3 rd Place, Book Edited by Entrant

Barb Belknap, New Mexico
3rd Place, Publication Regularly Edited by Entrant, Newspaper

Sherri Burr, New Mexico
1st Place, Columns, Informational
2nd Place, Speech

Mary Lou Cooper, New Mexico
3rd Place, Special Programming, Radio

Marisa Demarco, Hannah Colton, Megan Kamerick, New Mexico
1st Place, Radio and Television, Talk Show

Bob Diven, New Mexico
2nd Place, Nonfiction Book for Adult Readers, Humor

Jennifer Edelson, New Mexico
1st Place, Young Adult Book,  Fiction

Kathryn Hammel, New Mexico
3rd Place, Children’s Book, Fiction
3rd Place Short Stories, Single story

Lynne Hinton, New Mexico
1st Place, Fiction for Adult Readers, Novels (More than 40,000 words)

Sandi Hoover and Jim Tritten, New Mexico
2nd Place, Fiction for Adult Readers, Novellas

Jennifer Hull, New Mexico
1st Place, Nonfiction Book for Adult Readers, Biography or History

Carrie Ishee, New Mexico
1st Place, PR video promoting specific product or service
1st Place, Non-fiction Book for Adult Readers, Autobiography or Memoir

Megan Kamerick, New Mexico
2nd Place, Specialty Articles, Arts and entertainment
2nd Place, Special Programming, Radio

Megan Kamerick, Andy Lyman, New Mexico
Honorable Mention, Podcast

Colleen Keane, New Mexico
Honorable Mention, Personality Profile, More than 500 words

Tara Lumpkin, New Mexico
3rd Place, Website Edited or Managed by Entrant, Nonprofit, government or educational

Andy Lyman, New Mexico
1st Place, Feature Story, Online publication

Kathleen McCleery, New Mexico
2nd Place, Video for Web, Special interest video
Honorable Mention, Video for Web, Video for nonprofit or government organization 

Mary Mendoza, New Mexico
1st Place, Radio and Television, Interview

Mary Morris
1st Place, Creative Verse, Book of Poetry

Sharon Niederman, New Mexico
3rd Place, Nonfiction Book for Adult Readers, General Nonfiction

Tracy Patrick, New Mexico
1st Place, Specialty Articles, Hobby

Sylvia Ramos Cruz, New Mexico
1st Place, Creative Verse, Single poem

Sherry Robinson, New Mexico
Honorable Mention, Continuing Coverage or Unfolding News

Diane Joy Schmidt, New Mexico
1st Place, Photography, Photographer-writer

Madison Staten, New Mexico
2nd Place, Prepared Report, Television

Claudette Sutton, New Mexico
1st Place, Website Edited or Managed by Entrant, Corporate or for-profit
2nd Place, Publication Regularly Edited by Entrant, Magazine/Magapaper
Honorable Mention, Specialty Articles, Arts and entertainment

Jasmine Tritten, New Mexico
Honorable Mention, Book Designed by Entrant
Honorable Mention, Single Photograph,- General photo (open competition on any subject)

Leora Zeitlin, New Mexico
3rd Place, Web and Social Media, Web Copy

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