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April 7, 2019 - 5:20pm

The Batavian wins three awards from New York Press Association for 2018 coverage

posted by Howard B. Owens in thebatavian, news, notify.

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Howard Owens, publisher of The Batavian, received three awards in the annual Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the New York Press Association.

Owens won first place for spot news photography and education coverage and second place for elections/politics coverage.

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The five stories submitted for education coverage where:

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The five stories submitted for elections/politics coverage were:

Mark Gutman, photographer for the Batavia Daily News, was also honored with two awards, including second place for photographer of the year. He also received third place for sports feature photo.

Mallory Diefenbach, staff writer with the Batavia Daily News, won second place for health coverage. Jessica Dillon received first place for agriculture coverage. John Anderson and Zach Lyman won first place for best use of video. John Anderson placed second for best column. John Anderson, Scott DeSmit, and Matt Leader received first place for in-depth reporting. 

The Batavian was judged in Division I. The Batavia Daily News in Division II.

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Quite a haul. Congrats.

C. M. Barons
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Congratulations, Howard.

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The Batavian is a big part of many life's, thanks Howard for what you do !!

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Congratulations! Well earned!

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Congrats Howard. Keep up the good work.

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Thank you, all.

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