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The Alibi Wins National Awards!

By Laura Marrich [ Tue Jul 6 2010 6:04 PM ]

Competing against newspapers across the U.S., the Weekly Alibi placed first in the nation for food writing and lifestyle/entertainment page editing. The National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest geve us the nods. (The NFPW is a nationwide organization of professional women and men in the press and media fields.) The Alibi also secured second place awards for publication editing and section editing.

This comes on heels of sweeping the New Mexico Press Women Communications Contest with 12 awards. The Alibi's food writing, arts and entertainment coverage, news reporting, features, columns and editing were chosen as superlative in New Mexico.

Here's a list of the Alibi's 2010 winners:

2010 National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest

First Place: Food articles, Ari LeVaux

First Place: Lifestyle/entertainment page editing, Laura Marrich

Second place: Publication editing, Laura Marrich

Second Place: Section editing, Erin Adair-Hodges

2010 New Mexico Press Women Communications Contest

First Place: News reporting, Marisa Demarco

First Place: Enterprise reporting, Marisa Demarco

First Place: Feature story, Erin Adair-Hodges

First Place: Section edited by entrant, Erin Adair-Hodges

First Place: Food articles, Ari LeVaux

First Place: Publications regularly edited by entrant, Laura Marrich

First Place: Single page regularly edited by entrant – Lifestyle or Entertainment, Laura Marrich

First Place: Organizational Sweepstakes

Second place: Personality profile, long-form, Marisa Demarco

Third Place: Arts and Entertainment articles, Erin Adair-Hodges

Honorable Mention: Investigative reporting, Marisa Demarco

Honorable Mention: Columns, Alex Limkin