Courier wins 3 awards at 2019 NNPA Merit Awards Reception

COURIER EDITOR AND PUBLISHER ROD DOSS, REAL TIMES MEDIA CEO/MICHIGAN CHRONICLE PUBLISHER HIRAM E. JACKSON

The New Pittsburgh Courier took home three awards, including first-place honors for best Circulation Promotion, at the annual National Newspaper Publishers Association Merit Awards Reception, which recognizes the best in the Black Press in America. The Courier also won second place in the country for Best News Pictures, and third place for Best Layout and Design. In the photo at right, Mr. Doss is pictured with Hiram E. Jackson, CEO of Real Times Media, the Courier’s parent company. Jackson also is publisher of the Michigan Chronicle, in Detroit. The Chronicle won four awards at the 2019 NNPA Merit Awards, held June 27, in Cincinnati.

NIGHT OF EXCELLENCE–Courier Editor and Publisher Rod Doss accepts an award from NNPA President & CEO Dr. Benjamin Chavis at the NNPA Merit Awards, June 27 in Cincinnati. The Courier picked up three awards.

 

PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR–Brenda Andrews of the New Journal and Guide newspaper in Norfolk, Va., accepts the NNPA Publisher of the Year Award. (Pictured left to right: Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO; Brenda Andrews; Karl Rodney, NNPAF board member and publisher of the New York Carib News; Amelia Ashley-Ward, NNPAF board chairman and publisher of the San Francisco Sun Reporter; Dorothy Leavell, NNPA board chairman and publisher of the Chicago and Gary Crusader Newspapers. Photo: Mark Mahoney/Dream In Color Photography for NNPA)

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