Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 9, 1961 · Page 24
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 24

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, July 9, 1961
Page 24
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C-tV--INDEPENDENT-PRESS-TELEGRAM UN BN*, cmr, twintv, JUN », IM "FIRST AWARD FIRST AWARD anjQlJVI '·''·itejit Jfattoimi fSjittjatuMsiticf, LOM6 BEACH PRESS TCLepRAM Within one week during the month of J u n e , youi Independent and Press-Telegram received eight citations fo; accomplishments in newspaper publishing in f o u r d i f f e r e n t fields . . . news features, circulation and advertising, and for general over-All excellence. The Press-Telegram won first place for general excellence ai the 7^ih s n n u . f l convention of the National Editorial Association. The notification stales: "The selection of urntfaper hi ihn high atfaril is indeed an honor since the j"ii^cs uere ctwjiontcii tiilh a frral ninnhcr nj oilriei . . , nearly 2,000." (Last year ihe Independent won hnnor.thle mention in t h i s same category.) Independent, Press-Telegram reporters, Jim McQulcj- (O and \ Jones ( 2 ) , placed first and lecond respectively in a field of 20(1 cnirics at Beta Srgma Phi's 2 7 t h a n n u a l M.ilrix J o u r n a l i s m Awards dinner in los Angeles. Their awards were for d i s t i n c t i o n in ihe special Jc.itiircs series category. The same week, the circulation department of these nc«sp.ipeti «on two l i t s l place trophies (.5 4) for it; circulation promo-ion program among the nation's metropolitan newspapers with more than inn.OOn circulation. The n a t i o n a l awards in competition with 222 other newspapers were mada at an International Circulation Managers Association convention in New York.- The Independent, Press-Tclcgram won two f i r s t place honors (5 6) among all California daily newspapers in the California N e w s p a p e r A d v e r t i s i n g Executives Association 36th a n n u a l conference in San D.ego. Plaques were .civen for best city-wide promotional edition or section (annual Cook Book) and for best promotion of retail advertising ( t e s t i m o n i a l letters). In addition, the National A d v e r t i s i n g Department was awarded second place (7) for excellence in merchandising of a d v e r t i s i n g programs. \Ve vunl to sh.rc our rewards w i t h you in t h e form of progressively helter newspapers. The men ,,nd « o n u n w h o arc c r n p l o v c d by the I n d e p e n d e n t . Prcss-Telc.rram w i l l c o n t i n u e striving to mak« these newspapers w o r t h y oi continued honuii in Ihe field of j o u r n a l i s m . C Independent EVENtMG SUNDAY

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