2012 APSE Contest Section Winners

Over 175,000 circulation

DAILY SECTION

Top 10

  • Boston Globe
  • The Dallas Morning News
  • Detroit Free Press
  • The Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
  • Kansas City Star
  • Los Angeles Times
  • The New York Times
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • USA Today
  • Washington Post

Honorable mention

  • Arizona Republic
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • Chicago Sun Times
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Denver Post
  • The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
  • Houston Chronicle
  • New York Daily News
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • The Seattle Times

SUNDAY SECTION

Top 10

  • Boston Globe
  • Chicago Tribune
  • The Dallas Morning News
  • Kansas City Star
  • The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.) 
  • The Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
  • New York Daily News
  • New York Times
  • The Seattle Times
  • Washington Post

Honorable Mention

  • Baltimore Sun
  • Chicago Sun-Times
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Miami Herald
  • Newsday
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • UT San Diego
 

 

SPECIAL SECTION

Top 10

  • Boston Globe
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • Dallas Morning News
  • Kansas City Star
  • Miami Herald
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • New York Times
  • Orlando Sentinel
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • Washington Post

Honorable Mention

  • The Arizona Republic
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • New York Daily News
  • Newsday (Melville, N.Y.)
  • Philadelphia Daily News
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • The Seattle Times
  • The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)

 

75,001 to 175,000 SECTIONS

DAILY SECTIONS

Top 10

  • Buffalo News
  • Detroit News
  • Harrisburg (Pa.) Patriot-News
  • Indianapolis Star
  • Times-Picayune (New Orleans)
  • The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City)
  • Omaha (Neb.) World-Herald
  • Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch
  • Tulsa (Okla.) World
  • Washington Times

Honorable mention

  • Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch 
  • Hartford (Conn.) Courant
  • Knoxville (Tenn.) News-Sentinel
  • Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader
  • Lincoln (Neb.) Journal-Star 
  • Louisville (Ky.) Courier Journal
  • The Tennessean (Nashville)
  • The Salt Lake Tribune
  • Tacoma (Wash.) News Tribune
  • The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk)

SUNDAY SECTIONS

Top 10

  • Buffalo News
  • Charlotte (N.C). Observer
  • Harrisburg (Pa.) Patriot-News
  • Indianapolis Star
  • Louisville (Ky.) Courier Journal
  • The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City)
  • Omaha (Neb.) World-Herald
  • Palm Beach (Fla.) Post
  • The Salt Lake Tribune
  • Tulsa World

Honorable mention

  • Columbus Dispatch
  • Des Moines Register
  • Hartford Courant
  • Lexington Herald-Leader
  • Lincoln (Neb.) Journal Star 
  • Los Angeles Daily News
  • The Tennessean (Nashville)
  • The Times-Picayune (New Orleans)
  • The Record (Hackensack, N.J.)
  • Tampa Tribune

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Top 10

  • The Buffalo News
  • Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch
  • The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Indianapolis Star
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
  • Omaha World-Herald
  • The Tennessean (Nashville)
  • Tulsa World
  • The Washington Times
     

Honorable mention

  • The Birmingham News
  • The Charlotte Observer
  • Des Moines Register
  • The Detroit News
  • Hartford (Conn.) Courant
  • Lincoln (Neb.) Journal Star
  • The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
  • The Roanoke (Va.) Times
  • The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City)
  • San Antonio Express-News

30,001 to 75,000 SECTIONS

DAILY SECTIONS

Top 10

  • The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
  • Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer
  • The National (Abu Dahbi, United Arab Emirates)
  • North County Times, (Escondido, Calif.)
  • Peoria (Ill.) Journal Star
  • Quad-City Times (Davenport, Iowa)
  • The Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.)
  • The State (Columbia, S.C.)
  • Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal

Honorable mention

  • Florida Today (Melbourne, Fla.)
  • Gainesville (Fla.) Sun
  • Green Bay (Wis.) Press-Gazette
  • Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser
  • Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal
  • The Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.)
  • Reno (Nev.) Gazette-Journal
  • The Repository (Canton, Ohio)
  • The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)
  • The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle

SUNDAY SECTIONS

Top 10

  • Beaver County (Pa.) Times
  • The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)
  • Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal
  • Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer
  • The National (Abu Dahbi, United Arab Emirates)
  • The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.)
  • Portland (Maine) Press Herald/Sunday Telegram
  • Reno (Nev.) Gazette-Journal
  • The State (Columbia, S.C.)
  • The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)

Honorable Mention

  • Albany (N.Y.) Times Union
  • The Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, S.D.)
  • Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle
  • The Daily Herald, (Everett, Wash.) 
  • The Desert Sun (Palm Spring, Calif.)
  • The News-Gazette (Champaign, Ill.)
  • The Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.)
  • The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.)
  •  Times Herald-Record (Middletown, N.Y.)
  • The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Top 10

  • Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle
  • Beaver County (Pa.) Times
  • The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)
  • The National (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)Peoria (Ill.) Journal Star
  • The Post-Tribune (Merrillville, Ind.)
  • The Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.)
  • The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.)
  • The State (Columbia, S.C.)
  • The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle

Honorable mention

  • Altoona (Pa.) Mirror
  • The Desert Sun (Palm Spring, Calif.)
  • The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.)
  • Gainesville (Fla.) Sun
  • Idaho Statesman
  • Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal
  • The Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.)
  • Savannah (Ga.) Morning News
  • Spartanburg (S.C). Herald-Journal
  • The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)

UNDER 30,000 SECTIONS

DAILY SECTIONS

Top 10

  • Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune
  • The Chronicle-Telegram (Elyria, Ohio)
  • Columbia Missourian
  • Kitsap Sun (Bremerton, Wash.)
  • Lawrence (Kan.) Journal World
  • Santa Cruz (Calif.) Sentinel
  • Sauk Valley (Ill.) Media
  • The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News
  • Williamsport (Pa.) Sun-Gazette
  • Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Honorable mention

  • Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald
  • Beaumont (Texas) Enterprise
  • Daily Chronicle (DeKalb, Ill.) 
  • The Herald-Times (Bloomington, Ind.)
  • Killeen (Texas) Daily Herald
  • Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal
  • Post-Star, Glens Falls NY
  • Opelika-Auburn (Ala.) News
  • Yakima (Wash.) Herald-Republic
  • York (Pa.) Dispatch

SUNDAY SECTIONS

Top 10

  • Beaumont (Texas) Enterprise
  • Bloomington (Ind.) Herald Times
  • Casper (Wy.) Star-Tribune
  • The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, Va.)
  • Kitsap Sun (Bremerton, Wash.)
  • Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World
  • The Missoulian (Missoula, Mont.) 
  • The Post-Star (Glens Falls, N.Y.)
  • The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News
  • Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Honorable Mention

  • Carroll County (Md.) Times
  • The Chronicle-Telegram (Elyria, Ohio)
  • The Citizens’ Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)
  • Killeen (Texas) Daily Herald
  • La Crosse (Wis.) Tribune
  • Medford (Ore.) Mail Tribune
  • Opelika-Auburn (Ala.) News
  • Sun Journal (Lewiston, Maine)
  • Williamsport (Pa.) Sun-Gazette
  • Yakima (Wash.) Herald Republic

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Top 10

  • Bellingham (Wash.) Herald
  • Daily Chronicle (DeKalb, Ill.)
  • Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle
  • Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald
  • The Herald-Times (Bloomington, Ind.)
  • Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World
  • Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal
  • Sauk Valley (Ill.) Media
  • Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News
  • Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Honorable mention

  • Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, Mass.)
  • Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune
  • The Chronicle-Telegram (Elyria, Ohio)
  • The Citizens’ Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)
  • Columbia Missourian
  • Daily Herald (Provo, Utah)
  • Lewiston (Maine) Sun Journal
  • Opelika-Auburn (Ala.) News
  • The Standard Times (New Bedford, Mass.)
  • Yakima (Wash.) Herald-Republic

UNDER 15,000 SECTIONS

DAILY SECTIONS

Top 5

  • Daily Chronicle (DeKalb, Ill.)
  • Kennebec Journal (Augusta, Maine)
  • Killeen (Texas) Daily Herald
  • Opelika-Auburn (Ala.) News
  • Winona (Minn.) Daily News

Honorable mention

  • Daily American Republic (Poplar Bluff, Mo.)
  • Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle
  • Laramie (Wy.) Boomerang
  • The Medina County (Ohio) Gazette

SUNDAY SECTIONS

Top 5

  • Columbia Missourian
  • Kennebec Journal (Augusta, Maine)
  • Killeen (Texas) Daily Herald
  • Opelika-Auburn (Ala.) News
  • Winona Daily News

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Top 5

  • Columbia Missourian
  • News & Messenger (Manasass, Va.) 
  • Laramie (Wy.) Boomerang
  • Opelika-Auburn (Ala.) News
  • Yankton (S.D.) Press & Dakotan

 

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