Keystone Press Awards - Professional

Check back in early December for the 2016 Professional Keystone Press Awards Contest rules!

Special congratulations to our Sweepstakes winners, recognizing the most outstanding newspaper in each circulation division.  View the 2015 Sweepstakes winners acceptance videos:

Division I - Philadelphia Daily News

Division II - Reading Eagle Company

Division III - The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre

Division IV - The Indiana Gazette

Division V - Philadelphia City Paper

Division VI - Central Penn Business Journal, Harrisburg

The Keystone Press Awards reinforce excellence by individuals in the newspaper profession, by recognizing journalism that consistently provides relevance, integrity and initiative in serving readers, and faithfully fulfills its First Amendment rights/responsibilities.  Further, the Keystone Press Awards stimulate journalists to improve their craft and ultimately improve their community.

View the 2015 Keystone Press Awards Contest brochure and the Specialty Awards and Calkins Media Distinguished Video Award descriptions. All entries must have been submitted online via the quick and easy online contest system, BetterBNC, by Monday, January 26, 2015.

The winners were honored at the Keystone Press Awards Banquet during the Pennsylvania Press Conference on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at The Wyndham Gettysburg. 

All award recipients in attendance at the May 30 banquet received plaques. Following the banquet, certificates are mailed to winners not in attendance, at no cost. However, if you are unable to attend the banquet, you may purchase plaques by downloading and completing the Plaque Order Form. In order to pick up plaques for absentee winners, arrangements must be made in advance by downloading and completing the Plaque Pick Up Form by May 15.

Questions? Contact the PNA Foundation at or (717) 703-3003.



Past Keystone Winners



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