The Norman Transcript

June 16, 2014

Transcript takes home OPA awards

Transcript Staff
The Norman Transcript

MIDWEST CITY — The Oklahoma Press Association presented its Better Newspaper Contest Awards during the OPA Annual Convention, June 12-14 at the Reed Center in Midwest City.

The Norman Transcript took home several first place awards in Division 1 including first in news content, layout and design, advertising, sports coverage, photography and community leadership.

The Transcript was awarded second place in its division for sales promotion, in-depth enterprise, personal columns and feature writing.

The Transcript secured fourth place wins in its division for editorial comment and news writing.

Photographer Jay Chilton also won the 2013 OGE Photo Sweepstakes for a photo he took in November 2013 of Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper Brian Orr tackling an OU fan who invaded Owen Field interrupting play during the second half of the final home game of the season vs. Iowa State University.