The Martha’s Vineyard Times received four first-place awards at New England Newspaper & Press Association’s annual convention in Boston, including top honors for its daily newsletter, The Minute.
Photo editor Gabrielle Mannino received a first-place award for a news feature photo, Arts & Ideas was recognized for its front cover, and “This Was Then” writer Chris Baer won a first place for history reporting.
Overall, The Times won 13 awards at Saturday night’s ceremony at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.
The Times received third place for general excellence. This follows being recognized at NENPA’s fall convention as New England’s Newspaper of the Year.
Mannino also won a second-place award for general news photo.
Editor George Brennan and Rich Saltzberg won second place for transportation reporting.
Sam Low was recognized with a second-place award in the human interest feature category for Arts & Ideas.
Writer Geoff Currier won a second place in the sports feature category, and a third place for environmental reporting.
The Times received second-place honors for the Living Section, third place for front page, and third place for news video.
The Vineyard Gazette also won many prestigious awards in its category.