Newspaper Carrier of the Year

Newspaper Carrier of the Year


Contest opens January 2020




PNA Foundation




Newspaper Carrier of the Year award logo

Check back soon for the 2020 contest details!

Since 1959, the PNA Foundation’s Newspaper Carrier of the Year contest has helped Pennsylvania newspapers recognize the exemplary performance of newspaper carriers of all ages.

First and second place winners are awarded in each division (youth, adult and senior). Each winner will receive an award certificate, a cash award and two undated complimentary tickets to Hersheypark. Also, the nominating manager/supervisor of the first place winner in each division will receive two undated complimentary tickets to Hersheypark.

Congratulations to the 2019 Newspaper Carrier of the Year finalists!

  • Youth Division:
    • First Place: Vivian Horn (The Times News, Lehighton)
    • Second Place:  Serenity Acevedo (The Times News, Lehighton)
  • Adult Division:
    • First Place: Joseph Ree (The Times-Tribune, Scranton)
    • Second Place:  Palma Michlovsky (The Times News, Lehighton)
  • Senior Division:
    • First Place:  Donna Mayfield (The Republican-Herald & Hazleton Standard-Speaker)
    • Second Place:  Lynn Beers (The Times-Tribune, Scranton)

All contest nominees were invited to attend the “Luncheon of Champions”, where they were honored and their specific award positions announced. This awards luncheon was held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at the Hershey Country Club in conjunction with the PNA Foundation Golf Outing.

Each year, the proceeds from the PNA Foundation/I-SCMA Carrier Golf Outing help support this contest, the awards luncheon and awards presented to the winners. The 2019 PNA Foundation Carrier Golf Outing was held on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at the Penn National Golf Club & Inn, Fayetteville, Pa. Be supportive of your newspaper carriers and this recognition contest by golfing or becoming a sponsor at the Carrier Golf Outing!