published Friday, July 13th, 2012

Times Free Press presented five first-place state press association awards

The Chattanooga Times Free Press won five first-place awards in the Tennessee State Press contest today.

The first-place awards were for:

Local Features

Best Personal Column

Best News Photograph

Best Sports Photography

Promotion of Newspapers

The newspaper also won nine second-place awards for:

Best Personal Column

Best Spot News Coverage

Best News Reporting

Best Education Reporting

Headline Writing

Best News Photo

Best Special Issue or Section

Best Graphics/Illustrations

Best Website

The newspaper won five third-place awards for:

Best Single Feature


Public Service

Make up and Appearance

Sports Writing

The contest was sponsored by the Tennessee Press Association and the University of Tennessee.

The Texas State Press Association judged the contest, which contained more than 1400 entries.

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