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Florida Times-Union Editorial Staff Members Awarded Top Honors in SNPA's Carmage Walls Commentary Prize Competition

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This morning, several editorial staff members from the Florida Times-Union took home first-place honors in the "over 50,000" circulation category of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Assocation (SNPA) Carmage Walls Commentary Prize competition.

Members of the first-place Times-Union team included Mike Clark, Roger Brown, Wayne Ezell and Ron Littlepage.

Leschper retiring from Morris Communications

Lee Leschper, a long-time Alaska advertising executive, is retiring from his role as regional vice president of Morris Media Network, Alaska.  During his tenure at MMN Alaska, Leschper was responsible for overseeing operations for the Morris magazines and newspapers based in Anchorage, including Alaska Magazine, The Milepost and the Alaska Journal of Commerce.  He had previously served as corporate vice president of classified advertising for all Morris Publishing Group newspapers, as well as vice president of advertising for the Anchorage Daily News.

Morris Journalism Excellence Awards 2014

Congratulations to all the recipients of the ninth annual Morris Journalism Excellence Awards, a celebration of enduring stars across the company.

Morris Media Network acquires Carolina Parenting, Inc.

Morris Media Network has acquired Carolina Parenting, Inc., a publishing company based in Charlotte, NC, that produces monthly and annual regional publications and digital media for parents and others caring for children. 

Engine 212°™

Engine 212A product of Morris Publishing Group, Engine 212°™ combines all of the services a business needs to “follow their customers’ tracks” – demographic targeting, category targeting, contextual targeting, key word retargeting, search retargeting and website retargeting. Engine 212°™ accomplishes all of a businesses needs in one campaign.

Unlike traditional campaigns, Engine 212°™ can target a business’s key audience based on search data and not just past behaviors.

Morris Communications Presents "The Case For Conserving The Kenai King Salmon"

BY WILLIAM S. MORRIS III/CHAIRMAN AND CEO/MORRIS COMMUNICATIONS CO.

Morris Communications’ history in Alaska dates to 1969 when the company purchased the Juneau Empire. Today, the company also owns and operates Alaska Magazine, The Milepost, Where Alaska, the Alaska Journal of Commerce, Capital City Weekly, the Chugiak-Eagle River Star, the Homer News and the Peninsula Clarion. The company also owns and operates six radio stations in Anchorage — KBEAR 104.1, KWHL 106.5, MIX 103.1, KOOL 97.3, KFQD 750, KHAR 590 and 96.7 — and KAYO 100.9 in Wasilla.

Jacksonville Events Calendar

The Florida Times-Union and Jacksonville.com have launched a new multi-platform, fully responvile Jacksonville Events Calendar.

The newly launched website has a fresh new look and was designed with the needs of our users in mind. It's user-friendly navigation provides easy access to events, venues and organizations. A quickview calendar makes it easy to find featured and upcoming events, and posting new events is a breeze.

 

UGA Gameday App Now Available

Bulldog fans can now get the latest Georgia sports news on iPhone, iPad and on Android devices.

The newly launched UGA Gameday apps feature all of the Athens Banner-Herald’s coverage of Georgia athletics, from breaking news to game coverage and in-depth profiles along with a calendar of events, videos and a social media wall to connect with other fans and share on Facebook and Twitter.

Arts and Entertainment News for the Creative Coast

DoSavannah.com is the companion website of DoSavannah, the region's largest-circulation weekly arts and entertainment publication. DoSavannah is published in print Thursdays and distributed in the Savannah Morning News and at more than 200 locations throughout the Savannah area. It is a product of Morning News Media, the parent company of Savannah Morning News & savannahnow.com.

2013 Morris Journalism Excellence Awards

General judges

Matt Mansfield is executive editor for digital content of National Geographic.  At the time of the judging, he was associate professor at Northwestern University and director and bureau chief of the Medill Washington bureau.  He is a past president of the Society for News Design and deputy managing editor of the San Jose Mercury News.

Mark Russell has been editor of the Orlando Sentinel since 2010.  Previously, he was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal and an editor in various capacities at the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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