Ponte Vedra Recorder wins nine awards at community newspaper conference


The Ponte Vedra Recorder took home nine awards – including three first place honors – at the annual Community Papers of Florida conference held Sept. 27-Oct. 1 in Orlando.

The Recorder received First Place for Best Cover Design for its Sand Castles supplement in the 2016 Annual Awards for Excellence. The paper also garnered first place awards in the categories recognizing Best Creative Concept for its annual guide, Living Here on the First Coast, and Real Estate Advertising (full color, less than half page) for Berry & Co. Real Estate.

The Recorder received six third place awards in the following categories: Best Creative Concept for the Insiders Tournament Guide, Best Creative Content for the Insiders Tournament Guide; Best Cover Design for the First Coast Register Bridal Issue; Best Automotive Advertising (full color, greater than half page) for Lee F. Slaughter Fine Cars; Best Professional Services Ad (full color, greater than half page) for Ellison Vein Institute; and Best Self-Promotion in the newspaper.