This year the Opelika Observer received over 30 awards from the work of the OO staff. I was once again honored to receive a number of awards for my photojournalist work.
The OO is in Division D in the Alabama Press Assoc.
In the editorial & Advertising:
- Best Feature Photo – “Survivor”
- Best News Photo – “Remembrance Monument”
- Best Sports Photo – “Dawg Pound”
- Best Photo Essay – “Community remembers William Beuchner”
- Best Feature Photo – “A Community Prays”
- Best News Photo “Grief”
- Best Photo Essay – Carnival at USA Town Center Extended” Robert Noles/Designed by Michelle Key
- Best Use of Graphics and Illustrations – “Lee County Strong Cover” Robert Noles/Designed by Opelika Observer Staff
- Third Place – Best Single Photo- ” Class of 2020″