Camas-Washougal Post-Record reporters win 7 state journalism awards

Newspaper's editor takes home third-place award in statewide nondaily newspaper ‘News Writer of the Year’ contest

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The Camas-Washougal Post-Record earned seven journalism awards, including four first-place reporting awards, at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 2020 Better Newspaper Contest, held virtually on Friday, Oct. 9.

Kelly Moyer, the Post-Record’s managing editor, placed third in the WNPA’s “News Writer of the Year” competition, which is open to all nondaily newspaper reporters in Washington.

Post-Record reporters also took home the following journalism awards:

First Place

Lifestyle Feature Story: “Finding her bliss” (Kelly Moyer)

News Story, Long: “Camas principal on leave after Kobe Post” (Kelly Moyer)

Personality Profile, Long: “Turn of the century” (Kelly Moyer)

Sports News Story: “Papermaker Perfection” (Wayne Havrelly)

Second Place

Comprehensive Coverage, Single Writer: Series of articles on the city of Camas’ community-aquatics center bond proposal (Kelly Moyer)

Social Issues Story: “Their bold voices” (Kelly Moyer)