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ACES announces 2016 Headline Contest winners at ACES 2017 Conference

ACES announces 2016 Headline Contest winners at ACES 2017 Conference

March 24, 2017 By ACES Staff Contests and Awards

ACES: The Society for Editing (American Copy Editors Society), recognized the winners of the 2016 National Headline Contest at the awards banquet during ACES’ 21st annual conference in St. Petersburg, Fla. The organization’s premier headline contest aims to reward exceptional headline writing in all types of mediums media, from newspapers to social media networks.

The winners were announced with the presentation of a commemorative booklet to members in attendance at the banquet. The 408-page, full-color booklet features the headlines from every portfolio placing first, second or third in the contest. Distribution of the booklet at the conference was sponsored by The Associated Press Stylebook.

The booklet is available for sale on the ACES’ website. The cost is $10 per copy, free shipping.

Individual winners in professional categories won between $75 and $300, and winners in student categories won between $50 and $125. The complete list of winners and a sampling of headlines from first-place portfolios are below.

2016 HEADLINE CONTEST WINNERS

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Newspapers over 200,0001 circulation

Newspapers 100,001-200,000 circulation

Newspapers 100,000 circulation and less

Digital media

Non-newspaper publications

Student publications

STAFF AWARDS

Newspapers over 200,0001 circulation

Newspapers 100,001-200,000 circulation

Newspapers 100,000 circulation and less

Digital Media

Non-newspaper publications

Student publications

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