PNA Foundation Advertising Contest

PNA Foundation Advertising Contest




Pittsburgh, Pa.


Teresa Shaak




PNA Foundation Advertising Contest

The PNA Foundation Advertising Contest recognizes advertising departments across Pennsylvania that continue to produce outstanding printed and digital classified and display ads, campaigns, and special publications and efforts worthy of much recognition.

Congratulations to the 2020 Advertising Contest Winners!

Sweepstakes Winners:

Division I – PA Media Group, Harrisburg
Division II – Butler Eagle
Division III – Bedford Gazette
Division IV – Central Voice, Middletown

Congratulations to PA Media Group, Harrisburg, winner of the 2020 Calkins Family Best Use of Video Award!  View the winning video “Climbing the Ladder – Saint Francis University Shields School of Business“.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the PNA Foundation Advertising Contest Awards Luncheon scheduled for March 30, at America East, was canceled.  We were sorry to miss this opportunity to honor the outstanding efforts of news organizations from across Pennsylvania. We invite everyone to review and enjoy a slide show of all the award-winning entries, by downloading a copy through Google Docs.

*Certificates in displayable folders have been mailed. If you would like insertable plaques, you must complete and submit the plaque request form below.  In recognition of the current crisis and its impact on news companies, plaques will be provided at no charge, compliments of the PNA Foundation.  Please allow four to six weeks for delivery, as Foundation staff continue to work remotely.

  • Please enter a number from 1 to 25.

Thank you for participating in the 2020 PNA Foundation Advertising Contest.  Start saving your entries now for next year’s contest!

Questions? Email the PNA Foundation or phone (717) 703-3003.


2020 Advertising Contest Rules 2020 Advertising Contest Categories 2020 Best Use of Video Award

Specific details about the Calkins Family Best Use of Video Award can be viewed here.


Past Winners