The New Jersey Press Association just announced that Atlantic City Weekly won a total of nine awards in its statewide editorial contest — five of those were for first place.
First place: Best web project; AC Weekly Staff; 50 Bites+
First place: Best video; Editor Pamela Dollak, Associate Editors Ryan Loughlin and Rebecca King; “An editor tries a Shamrock Shake for the first time”
First place: Graphics & illustrations; Graphic Designer Krishna Mathias; “What’s Good Here?” logo, 50 Bites+ map
First place: Headlines: Associate Editor Ryan Loughlin; “A ‘pizza’ history” // “’Meat’ the contestants” // “Buns of fun — Burger Bash 3 brings hot grill-on-grill action to Golden Nugget”
First place: Special subject writing: Associate Editors Ryan Loughlin and Rebecca King; “Jackpot! — The best no-risk deals and steaks at A.C.’s casinos” // “A teenage triumph — Borgata celebrates 15 years in style”
Second place: Best video; Editor Pamela Dollak; “My flight with the Golden Knights”
Second place: Headlines; Editor Pamela Dollak; “Cut the crepe” // “Off the charts — Things for you to do, see and eat that have been written in your stars” // “Two timing — Hard Rock and Ocean Resort open simultaneously, changing landscape of A.C. for good
Third place: Arts & entertainment writing; Editor Pamela Dollak; “Cher and Cher alike” // “Wonder-ful”
Third place: General typography & layout; Graphic Designers Jill Metzger and Kathy Disbrow; “Health, Wellness and Fitness Expo” // “Raising the ‘steaks’”
The A.C. Weekly team will collect their awards at a gala dinner in the spring.
— Pamela Dollak