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Winners announced in NDPC contest

Winners of the 2014 North Dakota Professional Communicators communications contest were recognized at the NDPC state conference held recently in Fargo.

Twenty-four members earned 91 awards for their work in print media, photography, advertising, writing for and development of the web, promotion, public relations, marketing, speeches and books.

Linda Sailer, lifestyles editor at The Dickinson Press, received the sweepstakes award. The award is determined by a point systems. Points vary depending on the number of entries in each category.

Area winners were:

Francie Berg, Hettinger

Second, books and creative writing, nonfiction book.

Debora Dragseth, Sturgis, S.D., and Dickinson

First, writing, special series.

Second, writing, personality profile, more than 500 words.

Linda Sailer, Dickinson

First, writing, specialty articles, business.

First, writing, specialty articles, history.

First, editing and page design, section regularly edited by entrant, newspaper.

First, editing and page design, page design, newspaper.

First, editing and page design, sections infrequently edited by entrant, newspaper.

First, photography and graphics, photographer-writer.

First, photography and graphics, photo essay.

First, writing, special articles, advertorials.

Second, writing, columns, general.

Second, writing, specialty articles, religion.

Third, writing, specialty articles, agriculture.

Honorable mention, writing, feature story.