Daily Post picks up 9 GPA honors

Photo by Corinne Nicholson

Photo by Corinne Nicholson

JEKYLL ISLAND -- The Daily Post won nine awards in the Georgia Press Association's annual Best Newspaper Contest. The awards were handed out during this weekend's convention held at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel.

Photo Editor Jason Braverman placed first for best sports photo and photographer Jonathan Phillips had first-place finishes for photo essay and sports feature photo and also placed second for best website photo gallery.

Copy Desk Chief Nate McCullough placed second in serious column writing and Sports Editor Will Hammock placed third in sports writing.

The paper was also honored with a third-place finish in the Page One competition and earned third place for Layout and Design. The Daily Post also placed second for Best Sports Section.

The Daily Post competes in Division A, which includes the largest papers in the state.