Since its launch in 2002, Delaware Beach Life has won over 100 awards for its writing, photography and page design.

 

2017

(for work published in 2016)

International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA)

• Magazine of the Year, Under 30,000 circulation
Finalist

• Overal Art Direction, Under 30,000 circulation
Second Place

• Magazine Writer of the Year, Under 30,000 circulation
First Place

Writer: Lynn R. Parks

• Public Issues category

First Place
Entry: “Tough Start”

Writer: Lynn R. Parks

• Column category

First Place
Entry: “Flotsam & Jetsam”

Writer: Fay Jacobs

 

The National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest

• News Feature category
First Place
Entry: "A Question of Character" of Rehoboth Beach
Writer: Lynn R. Parks

• Specialty Articles: Food category
First Place
Entry: "Taking it to the Streets" about food trucks; "Can't Stand the Heat" about coastal chefs
Writer: Pam George

• Single Photograph: General Photo category
First Place
Entry: Holiday 2016 cover photograph
Photographer: Kevin Fleming

• Single Photograph: Sports Photo category
First Place
Entry: Skimboarding photo on Visual Vacation page
Photographer: Emma Plowman

• Page Design category
First Place
Designer: Laura Navarre

• Infographics category
First Place
Designer: Laura Navarre

 

Delaware Press Association Communications Contest

• Specialty Articles: Food category
First Place
Entry: "Taking it to the Streets" about food trucks; "Can't Stand the Heat" about coastal chefs
Writer: Pam George

• Feature Story category
First Place
Entry: "The Farm Teams"
Writer: Mary Ann Benyo

• Single Photograph: General Photo category
First Place
Entry: Holiday 2016 cover photograph
Photographer: Kevin Fleming

• Single Photograph: Sports Photo category
First Place
Entry: Skimboarding photo on Visual Vacation page
Photographer: Emma Plowman

• Page Design category
First Place
Designer: Laura Navarre

• Infographics category
First Place
Designer: Laura Navarre

• Editing and Page Design of Entire Publication category
First Place

• News Story category
Second Place
Entry: "Tough Start"
Writer: Lynn R. Parks

• Specialty Articles: Home category
Second Place
Entry: "Cottage Tour"
Writer: Lynn R. Parks

• Humor Column category
Second Place
Entry: "Fotsam & Jetsam"
Writer: Fay Jacobs

• Personality Profile category
Second Place
Entry: "From Rylie's Law to Rylie's Smile"
Writer: Jessica Gordon

• Photo Essay category
Second Place
Entry: "Market Value" on Lloyd's Market
Photographer: Kevin Fleming, Writer: Chris Beakey

• Editing and Page Design of a Regular Section category
Second Place

Entry: Beach Briefs

• General Photo category
Third Place
Entry: "Hummingbird" on the April 2016 cover
Photographer: Ken Arni

• Photo Essay category
Third Place
Entry: "Snap Decision"
Photographer: Bill Meehan

 

2016

(for work published in 2015)

International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA)

• Column category
Second Place
Entry: "Fotsam & Jetsam"
Writer: Fay Jacobs

• Overal Art Direction, Under 30,000 circulation
Third Place

• Magazine Writer of the Year, Under 30,000 circulation

Award of Merit

Writer: Pam George

• Cover, Under 30,000 circulation

Award of Merit
Entry: "Silhouetted Lighthouse" May 2015 cover image
Photographer: Marc Clery

 

 Delaware Press Association Communications Contest

• News Story category
First Place
Entry: "A Sound Strategy"
Writer: Laura Dattaro

• Humor Column category
First Place
Entry: "Flotsam & Jetsam"
Writer: Fay Jacobs

• Photo Essay category
First Place
Entry: "Above Sea Level"
Writer: Kevin Fleming

• Headline Writing category

First Place
Entries: “Barre Exam," "Spokes Man," "Check Mates, "Building Mussels (With Pumpkin Ale)”

Writer: Tom Kavanagh

• Special Articles: History category
First Place
Entry: “Taming the Inlet" and "Beach Patrols,” Look Back stories
Writer: Lynn R. Parks

• Specialty Articles: Home category
First Place
Entry: "Cottage Tour"
Writer: Lynn R. Parks

• Editing and Page Design of a Regular Section category
First Place

Entry: Beach Briefs

• Graphics category
First Place
Entry: “Forgot Something" cartoon
Illustrator: Bill Thomas

• Single Photograph category
First Place
Entry: “The Big Tent: Crimson Letter Band"
Photographer: Carolyn Watson

 • Single Photograph category
Second Place
Entry: Holiday 2015 cover image
Photographer: Kevin Fleming

• Specialty Articles: History category
Second Place
Entry: "Those Were the Days (and Nights!)" and "Women's Work", Look Back stories
Writer: Pam George

 

2015

(for work published in 2014)

Delaware Press Association Communications Contest

• Feature story category

First Place

Entry: “Sea Therapy”

Writer: Lynn R. Parks

• News story category

First Place

Entry: “Outcry Over the Outfall”

Writer: Lynn R. Parks

• History writing category

First Place

Entry: “A Long-Gone Beacon”; “A Landmark Celebrates a Milestone" (about the Cape Henlopen State Park turning 50)

Writer: Pam George

• Special Series category

First Place

Entry: “Water Ways” (her eight-part series on local waterways)

Writer: Lynn R. Parks

• Humor Column category

First Place

Entry: “Flotsam & Jetsam”

Writer: Fay Jacobs

• Home Column category

First Place
Entry: “Cottage Tour”

Writer: Lynn R. Parks

• Editing and Page Design of a Regular Section category

First Place

Entry: Beach Briefs


• Editing and Page Design of Entire Publication category
First Place

• Single Photograph category

First Place

Entry: “Blue Skimmer Dragonfly on Goldenrod Branch” (August 2014 cover image)

Photographer: Kevin Fleming

• Photographer-Writer category

First Place

Entry: “Waiting for Breakfast” (Visual Vacation photograph and text)

Photographer: Ken Arni

• Graphics category

First Place

Entry: “Comic View” (cartoons that appear in the Beach Briefs section)

Artist: Bill Thomas

• Headline Writing category

Second Place
Entries: “Whole Lotta Love for Classic Rock”; “A Splash of Controversy”; “To Pee or Not to Pee?”; “Orange is the New Black Thumb”

Writer: Tom Kavanagh

• Single Photograph category

Second Place

Entry: “Snowy Owl Flies Over a Grassy Dune” (Holiday 2014 cover image)

Photographer: Tony Pratt

• Feature story category

Second Place
Entry: “Stay or Go?”

Writer: Jack Rodgers

• Feature story category

Third Place

Entry: “The Cowboys of Lewes”

Writers: Giny Daly, Rick Palmer, Steve Bender

• Graphics category

Honorable Mention

Entry: “A Delaware State of Mind” (cartoon to ilustrate Fay’s Jacobs Flotsam & Jetsam column)

Artist: Rob Waters

 

2014

(for work published in 2013)

International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA)

  • Magazine of the Year, Under 35,000 circulation
    Finalist

  • Cover
    Second Place
    Entry: Holiday 2013 cover (the aerial shot of an S-shaped creek with a kayak)
    Photograph: Kevin Fleming

  • Public Issues category
    Third Place
    Entry: "The Way Home" (September 2013 issue)
    Writer: Mary Ann Benyo

  • Column category
    Third Place
    Entry: "Hot Topic," on the effects of climate change on coastal Delaware
    Writer: Lynn R. Parks

 

Delaware Press Association Communications Contest

  • History writing category

    First Place

    Entry: “A Poet's Ode to Lewes” (about Gilbert Byron); "Lewes Creek" (about the Lewes-and-Rehoboth Canal)
    
Writer: Pam George

  • Special Series category
    First Place
    
Entry: “Hot Topic” (on climate change and its effect on coastal Delaware)

    Writer: Lynn R. Parks

  • Short Fiction category

    First Place

    Entry: “Rehoboth”

    Writer: Maribeth Fischer

  • Headline Writing category

    First Place

    Entries: “May the Farce Be With You”; “Stolen Guitar? Don't Fret!”; “Waving the PFlag”; “Scrum Kind of Sport”

    Writer: Tom Kavanagh

  • Graphics category

    First Place

    Entry: “Upward Bound” (illustration for real estate story)
    
Artist: Rob Waters

  • Photographic Essay category

    First Place
    
Entry: “Backyard Brood” (on a nest of green herons)
    
Photographer: Kevin Fleming

  • Single Photograph category

    First Place
    
Entry: “Showy snowy egret” (October 2013 cover image)
    
Photographer: Ted Miller

  • Editing and Page Design of a Regular Section category
    
First Place

    Entry: Beach Briefs

    Editors and Designers: Tessa Lingo, Tom Kavanagh and Terry Plowman

  • Humor Column category

    Second Place
    
Entry: “Flotsam & Jetsam”
    
Writer: Fay Jacobs

  • Feature Page Design category
    Second Place

    Entry: “The Lessons of Summer,” “Real to Reel”
    
Designer: Tessa Lingo

  • Editing and Page Design of Entire Publication category
    Second Place

    Entry: Delaware Beach Life

    Editors and Designers: Tessa Lingo, Tom Kavanagh and Terry Plowman

  • Photographic Essay category

    Second Place

    Entry: “Rustic Art” (on old barns)
    
Photographer: Tony Pratt

  • Photographer-Writer category

    Second Place
    
Entry: “Sunset Surprise” (Visual Vacation photograph and text)

    Photographer: Terry Plowman

  • Feature story category

    Third Place (tie)

    Entry: “The Way Home” (about an organization that helps former prisoners re-enter the community)
    
Writer: Mary Ann Benyo

  • Feature story category

    Third Place (tie)
    
Entry: “How Clean Is Clean Enough?” (about efforts to improve water quality in Delware’s inland bays)
    
Writer: Lynn R. Parks

  • Photographer-Writer category
    
Third Place

    Entry: “Beauty at the Beach” (photographic essay and text)

    Photographer: Kevin Fleming

  • Single Photograph category

    Third Place

    Entry: “Underwater Speckled Trout” (August 2013 cover image)

    Photographer: Jay Fleming

  • Personality Profile category

    Honorable Mention
    
Entry: “Riding a Political Roller Coaster” (about State Rep. John Atkins)

    Writer: Lynn R. Parks

  • Single Photograph category

    Honorable Mention
    Entry: “Gray Seal” (May 2013 cover image)
    
Photographer: Kevin Fleming

  • Photographer-Writer category

    Honorable Mention
    
Entry: “Slow-Motion Dance” (Visual Vacation photograph and text)
    
Photographer: April Abel

 

2013

Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce
Business of the Year award

(for work published in 2012)

International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA)

  • Overall Art Direction category
    First Place

  • Nature Feature category
    Third Place
    Entry: “Not All Water” islands in the bays story (September 2012 issue)
    Writer: Lynn R. Parks

  • Column category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: Flotsam & Jetsam humor column
    Writer: Fay Jacobs

  • Art Direction of a Single Story category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: design for “Dirty Jobs” story (September 2012 issue)
    Designer: Tessa Lingo

 

The National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest

  • Pages regularly edited by Terry Plowman, Lifestyle/Entertainment category
    First Place
    Entry: Beach Briefs

  • Feature Story category
    First Place
    Entry: “Above It All” about the family Chorman plane flying business (August 2012 issue)
    Writer: Pam George

  • Columns: Humorous category
    First Place
    Entries: Flotsam & Jetsam columns (July and October 2012 issues)
    Writer: Fay Jacobs

  • Photo Essay category
    First Place
    Entry: Photographs for the “No Direction Home” homeless story (Holiday 2012 issue)
    Photographer: Carolyn Watson

  • Graphics category
    Second Place
    Entry: Illustration for “Fireflies” kids writing submission winner (September 2012 issue)
    Illustrator: Patti Shreeve

  • Single Photograph: News or Feature Photo category
    Third Place
    Entry: Magician Rich Bloch Profile photograph (May 2012 issue)
    Photographer: Scott Nathan

 

Delaware Press Association Communications Contest

  • Feature Story category
    First Place
    Entry: “Above It All” about the family Chorman plane flying business (August 2012 issue)
    Writer: Pam George

  • Personality Profile category
    First Place
    Entry: “Billie Holladay’s Two Great Loves” (Holiday 2012 issue)
    Writer: Fay Jacobs

  • Columns: Humorous category
    First Place
    Entries: Flotsam & Jetsam columns (July and October 2012 issues)
    Writer: Fay Jacobs

  • Pages regularly edited by Terry Plowman, Lifestyle/Entertainment category
    First Place
    Entries: Beach Briefs pages (April and June 2012 issues)

  • Single Photograph: News or Feature Photo category
    First Place
    Entry: Magician Rich Bloch Profile photograph (May 2012 issue)
    Photographer: Scott Nathan

  • Photo Essay category
    First Place
    Entry: Photographs for the “No Direction Home” homeless story (Holiday 2012 issue)
    Photographer: Carolyn Watson

  • Graphics category
    First Place
    Entry: Illustration for “Fireflies” kids writing submission winner (September 2012 issue)
    Illustrator: Patti Shreeve

  • Feature Story category
    Second Place
    Entry: “Let us Bow Our Heads and Pray” about the Sussex County Council prayer controversy (May 2012 issue)
    Writer: Lynn R. Parks

  • Page Design category
    Second Place
    Entries: story layouts in the July and September 2012 issues
    Designer: Tessa Shoup

  • Single Photograph: News or Feature Photo category
    Second Place
    Entry: Visual Vacation hummingbird photograph (April 2012 issue)
    Photographer: Ken Arni

  • Single Photograph: General Photo category
    Second Place
    Entry: May 2012 cover photograph
    Photographer: Carolyn Watson

  • Graphics
    Second Place
    Entry: Cartoon in Beach Briefs section (August 2012 issue)
    Illustrator: Bill Thomas

  • Feature Story category
    Third Place
    Entry: “Secrets of Fort Miles” (June 2012 issue)
    Writers: Michael A. Hamilton and George W. Contant

  • Single Photograph: General Photo category
    Third Place
    Entry: June 2012 cover photograph
    Photographer: Ken Arni

  • Photo Essay category
    Third Place
    Entry: Photographs for the “Not All Water” islands in the bays story (September 2012 issue)
    Photographer: Kevin Fleming

  • Graphics
    Third Place
    Entry: Illustration for Flotsam & Jetsam column (July 2012 issue)
    Illustrator: Rob Waters

  • Overall Editing of Entire Publication category
    Honorable Mention
    Entries: July and Holiday 2012 issues

  • Feature Story category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: “No Direction Home” homeless story (Holiday 2012 issue)
    Writer: Annie Gowen

  • Single Photograph: General Photo category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: August 2012 cover photograph
    Photographer: Kevin Fleming

 

2012

(for work published in 2011)

International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA)

• Profile category
First Place
Entry: “Butterbox Baby” (April 2011 issue)
Writer: Fay Jacobs

  • Public Issues category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: “Civil Unions, Civil Rights” (Holiday 2011 issue)
    Writer: Mary Ann Benyo

  • General Feature category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: “Camp New Hope” (May 2011 issue)
    Writer: Mary Ann Benyo

  • Column category
    Honorable Mention
    Entries: Flotsam & Jetsam, a humor column (May, July and October 2011 issues)
    Writer: Fay Jacobs

 

Delaware Press Association Communications Contest

  • Overall Editing of Entire Publication category
    First Place
    Entries: October and Holiday 2011 issues

  • Feature Story category
    First Place
    Entry: “Pulling Together in the Extreme” a story about the Extreme Makeover Home Edition for the Dunning family (Holiday 2011 issue)
    Writer: Lynn R. Parks

  • Columns: Humorous category
    First Place
    Entries: Flotsam & Jetsam column (July and October 2011 issues)
    Writer: Fay Jacobs

  • Special Articles: History category
    First Place
    Entry: “An Enchanted Time” a Look Back story about ice skating on Silver Lake (Holiday 2011 issue)
    Writer: Lynn R. Parks

  • Pages regularly edited by Terry Plowman, Lifestyle/Entertainment category
    Second Place
    Entries: Beach Briefs pages (May and June 2011 issues)

  • Headline Writing
    Second Place
    Entries: Flotsam & Jetsam columns
    Writer: Terry Plowman

  • Feature Story category
    Third Place
    Entry: “Camp New Hope” (May 2011 issue)
    Writer: Mary Ann Benyo

  • Feature Photo in Printed Publication Other Than Newspaper category
    Third Place
    Entry: August 2011 cover image
    Photographer: Kevin Fleming

  • Feature Story category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: “Butterbox Baby” (April 2011 issue)
    Writer: Fay Jacobs

  • Page Layout category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: “Beach Briefs” (May and June 2011 issues)
    Designer: Tessa Shoup

  • Single Photograph: General Photo category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: September 2012 cover photograph
    Photographer: Jim Mott

 

2011

(for work published in 2010)

International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA)

  • Overall Art Direction, Up to 40,000 Circulation, category Third Place

  • Cover
    Third Place
    Entry: November/December 2010 issue
    Photographer: Kevin Fleming

The National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest

  • Pages regularly edited by Terry Plowman, Lifestyle/Entertainment category
    First Place
    Entry: Beach Briefs

Delaware Press Association Communications Contest

  • Overall Editing of Entire Publication category
    First Place

  • Pages regularly edited by Terry Plowman, Lifestyle/Entertainment category
    First Place
    Entries: Beach Briefs

  • Special Articles: History category
    First Place
    Entry: “The One That Got Away” a story about the menhaden industry (October 2010 issue)
    Writer: Pam George

  • Photo Essay in Printed Publication Other Than Newspaper category
    First Place
    Entry: “Keeping History Afloat,” photos depicting the oyster-catching industry (September 2010 issue) and September 2010 cover image
    Photographer: Kevin Fleming

  • Special Series category
    Second Place
    Entry: “Art Draws Women to Second Careers” (May 2010 issue)
    Writer: Victor Greto

  • Feature Story category
    Second Place
    Entry: “Keeping History Afloat” a story about the oyster-catching industry (September 2010 issue)
    Writer: Mary Ann Benyo

  • Columns: Humorous category
    Second Place
    Entry: “The Land of Mulch and Money” (June 2010 issue)
    Writer: Fay Jacobs

  • Special Articles: History category
    Third Place
    Entry: “Making Tracks to the Beach” a Look Back about the railroad to Rehoboth (May 2010 issue)
    Writer: James Diehl

  • Feature Story category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: “Digging for Details” a story about archeological details revealing Avery’s Rest (May 2010 issue)
    Writer: Ashley Dawson

  • Personality Profile category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: “Wine, (What a) Woman, and Song” about Peggy Raley (October 2010 issue)
    Writer: Linda Stern

  • Page Layout category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: “Beach Briefs”
    Designer: Tessa Shoup

 

2010

(for work published in 2009)

International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA)

  • Magazine of the Year, Up to 40,000 Circulation, category Magazine of the Year, Finalist

  • Public Issues category
    Third Place
    Entry: “The Gaying of Rehoboth” (October 2009 issue)
    Writer: Fay Jacobs

The National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest

  • Pages regularly edited by Terry Plowman, Lifestyle/Entertainment category First Place
    Entries: Beach Briefs pages (June and August 2009 issues)

  • Photo Essay in Printed Publication Other Than Newspaper category
    First Place
    Entry: “Making Manners Matter” (September 2009 issue)
    Photographer: Scott Nathan

Delaware Press Association Communications Contest

  • Pages regularly edited by Terry Plowman, Lifestyle/Entertainment category First Place
    Entry: Beach Briefs pages (June and August 2009 issues)

  • Photo Essay in Printed Publication Other Than Newspaper category
    First Place
    Entry: “Making Manners Matter” (September 2009 issue)
    Photographer: Scott Nathan

 

2009

(for work published in 2008)

International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA)

  • Magazine of the Year, Up to 40,000 Circulation, category Magazine of the Year
    Entries: March/April, May, September 2008 issues

  • Overall Art Direction, Up to 40,000 Circulation, category
    First Place
    Entries: March/April, May, September 2008 issues

  • Most Improved category
    First Place
    Entries: May 2007 & May 2008 issues (Based on our redesign in 2008)

  • Single Photo category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: “Snow Storm” lead photo of Snow Geese story (March/April 2008 issue)
    Photographer: Kevin Fleming

Newsstand Resource Cover Contest

  • Regional and State category
    First Place
    Entry: October 2008 cover

 

The National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest

  • Overall Editing of Entire Publication category Second Place
    Entry: September and November/December 2008 issues

Delaware Press Association Communications Contest

  • Pages regularly edited by Terry Plowman, Lifestyle/Entertainment category First Place
    Entry: Beach Briefs pages, March/April and October 2008 issues

  • Overall Editing of Entire Publication category
    First Place
    Entry: September and November/December 2008 issues

  • Feature Story category
    First Place
    Entry: “Family Ties” a story about same-sex parents (June 2008 issue)
    Writer: Patricia V. Rivera

  • Special Articles — Agriculture, Agribusiness, Aquaculture category
    First Place
    Entry: “Staying Rooted” a story about local farmers (June 2008 issue)
    Writer: Patricia V. Rivera

  • Special Articles — Science category
    First Place
    Entry: “The Collector” a story about mosquito control (August 2008 issue)
    Writer: Mary Ann Benyo

  • Special Articles — History category
    First Place
    Entry: “Sports Helped Schools Bond” a Look Back story about the forming of the Indian River School District (March/April 2008 issue)
    Writer: James Diehl

  • Special Articles — Home category
    First Place
    Entry: “Saving the Light” a Cottage Tour story about a house remodel with the Mispillion Lighthouse (September 2008 issue)
    Writer: Lynn R. Parks

  • Special Articles — Sports category
    First Place
    Entry: “Tiny Town is a Big Hit” a story about the Softball World Series coverage in Roxana (July 2008 issue)
    Writer: James Diehl

  • Feature Photo in Printed Publication Other Than Newspaper category
    First Place
    Entry: Visual Vacation “Down the Hatch” (May 2008 issue)
    Photographer: Kevin Fleming

  • Photo Essay in Printed Publication Other Than Newspaper category
    First Place
    Entry: “Wild Delaware” (May 2008 issue)
    Photographer: Kevin Fleming

2008

(for work published in 2007)

Newsstand Resource Cover Contest

  • Regional and State category
    Third Place
    Entry: August 2007 cover

IRMA

  • Environmental Feature category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: “A New Sense of Power” a story about the Citizens for Clean Power working for cleaner air with the Indian River power plant (September 2007 issue)
    Writer: Larry Nagengast

The National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest

  • Second Place
    Entry: “Coming Soon … to a Theater Near Us” a story about the Rehoboth Beach Film Festival (October 2007 issue)
    Writer: Michael Pollock

Delaware Press Association Communications Contest

  • First Place
    Entry: “Coming Soon … to a Theater Near Us” a story about the Rehoboth Beach Film Festival (October 2007 issue)
    Writer: Michael Pollock

 

2007

(for work published in 2006)

IRMA

  • Public Issues category
    Third Place
    Entry: “The Power of Prayer” a story about school prayer controversy in the Indian River School District (July 2006 issue)
    Writer: Lynn R. Parks

  • Photographic Series category
    Second Place
    Entry: “Ethereal Alchemy” a series of sepia-tone photos of water scenes (October 2006 issue)
    Photographer: Lisa Tyson Ennis

Newsstand Resource Cover Contest

  • Regional and State category
    First Place
    Entry: November/December 2006 cover

Newsstand Resource Readers Choice Cover Contest

  • Among the Top Ten Readers Choices
    Entry: November/December 2006 cover

 

2006

(for work published in 2005)

IRMA

  • Public Issues category
    Third Place
    Entry: “The Tides of Change” a story on West Rehoboth and how it is being affected by development (Fall 2005 issue)
    Writer: Patricia V. Rivera

Newsstand Resource Cover Contest

  • Regional and State category
    Honorable Mention
    Entry: June 2005 cover

 

2005

(for work published in 2004)

IRMA

  • Nature category
    Second Place
    Entry: “Great Marsh in Lewes” (August 2004 issue)
    Writer: Jennifer Ackerman

  • Historical Feature category
    Third Place
    Entry: “Secrets of the DeBraak” a story about a shipwreck and its tales (October 2004 issue)
    Writer: Pam George

National Press Photographer’s Association

  • Mid-Atlantic monthly competition
    First Place
    Entry: photographic essay of sepia-tone wildlife images (July 2005 issue)
    Photographer: Kevin Fleming

  • Third Place
    Entry: aerial photo essay of a biplane over coastal Delaware (Fall 2005 issue)
    Photographer: Kevin Fleming

2004

(for work published in 2003)

Publications Management, a trade magazine

  • Best Editorial Content in a New Publication category
    Second Place

  • Best Design in a New Publication category