2021 APA Media Awards Announced

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:

First Place:

  • Best Feature Photo – “Survivor”
  • Best News Photo – “Remembrance Monument”

Second Place:

  • Best Sports Photo – “Dawg Pound”
  • Best Photo Essay – “Community remembers William Beuchner”

Third Place:

  • 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

Magazine Completion:

  • Third Place – Best Single Photo- ” Class of 2020″

Author: Noles

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