CHICAGO, June 6, 2013 — The Association Media and Publishing recently honored the American Dental Association’s (ADA) member newspaper, the ADA News, with two Gold awards and one Silver award for outstanding newswriting. The ADA News won top honors in a pool of 900 entries from association publications across the United States.
The Association Media and Publishing’s Excel Awards are considered among the most competitive in the association industry and recognize superior quality and innovation in association publishing. The ADA News won a Gold award for newswriting, a Gold award for the feature, “Emory Apologizes for History of Anti-Semitism at Dental School,” and a Silver award for the feature, “Sandy Aftermath Recounted.” All awards were for articles that appeared in the Nov. 19, 2012, print issue.
“The ADA can take great pride in producing a highly respected – and award-winning – newspaper, and in the outstanding work of the ADA News team,” said Michael Springer, publisher. “I also believe that the outstanding working relationship ADA News enjoys with our leadership, with other ADA staff and with our members is a strong contributing factor to the quality of the news produced.”
The ADA News staff is James Berry, associate publisher; Judy Jakush, editor; Craig Palmer, Washington editor; Stacie Crozier, associate editor; and senior editors Karen Fox, Kelly Soderlund and Jean Williams. The ADA News began in 1970 and publishes 22 issues a year. The stories cover socioeconomic and political developments affecting dentistry and health care in general while highlighting ADA services to its members.