The Georgia Guardian won several awards in the Georgia Press Association 1999 Better Newspaper Contest

Click on the highlighted title to see the selection


Layout and design (overall): first place
Layout and design, Page One:
first place
News Photograph: first place, Richard Rodriguez
*Photo Essay: first, Russ Bryant (for Kuwait photos)
*Newspaper Illustration: first place, Glen Osterberger
Feature Photograph: first, Russ Bryant (for rapelling photo)

* We received first, second and third place awards for this category.


General Excellence: second place in our division
Photo Essay: second place, Russ Bryant
Newspaper Illustration: second place, Hugh MacKay
Special Issues: "Life in the Desert" (Kuwait photo spread)
Feature Writing:
second place, Margarita Venegas
Sports Writing: second place, Clarence E. Wilson Jr.
Headline writing: second place


Feature Photograph:
third place, Russ Bryant
Newspaper Illustration: third place, Glen Osterberger
Photo Essay: third place, Russ Bryant
Sports Photograph: third place, Richard Rodriguez
Hard News Writing: third place, Francis Zera

Georgia Press Association 1999 Best of Advertising Contest

Ad Idea of the Year:
first place
Best Use of Color: first and second place

Related Links:
View our 2000 Better Newspaper Contest awards
that we received from the Georgia Press Association.
View our 1998 Better Newspaper Contest awards from the GPA.

The Georgia Press Association's Web site is at



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