2024 Better Newspaper Contest opens for entries Dec. 4

Georgia Press Association members are invited to enter the 2024 advertising and editorial contests on Dec. 4. The entry website for the 2024 Better Newspaper Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest opens that day.

The contests are open to work created and published from Jan. 1, 2023, to Dec. 31, 2023. The deadline for entries is Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024.

Rules for both contests are being emailed to all GPA-member publishers, editors and advertising directors, and they are available below:

GPA BNC Rules 2024


Please call 770-454-6776 or email sireland@gapress.org with any questions about the rules or contest website.

The 2024 contests will be judged by Texas Press Association, and 60-70 GPA members are needed to judge the 2024 TPA contest in February-March. Contact sireland@gapress.org if you are willing to serve as a judge.



2023 Advertising Contest Results

2022 Advertising Contest Winners

2021 Advertising Contest Winners

2020 Advertising Contest  Winners




2020 BNC Divisional Awards

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Better Newspaper Contest Results

2023 Better Newspaper Contest

2022 Better Newspaper Contest 

2021 Better Newspaper Contest 

2020 Better Newspaper Contest

2019 Better Newspaper Contest

2018 Better Newspaper Contest 

See results here: BNCPressRelease2018

2017 Better Newspaper Contest results

See results here: BNCPressRelease2017

2016 Better Newspaper Contest results

See results here: BNCPressRelease2016.

2015 Better Newspaper Contest results

See results here: BNC press release 2015.