Awards Showcase: OCNA 2021 Best Front Page (circulation 10,000+)

The Ontario Community Newspapers Association (OCNA) Better Newspapers Competition honours the great work of Ontario’s weekly community newspapers. 

Congratulations to the 2021 winners in the Best Front Page (circulation 10,000+) category.🥇 1st Place: Ancaster News“This is a powerful, impactful front page based almost entirely on the simple, tightly framed photo and the editor’s decision to play it large – as it should be.”🥈 2nd Place: The Wellington Advertiser“There’s a lot to like in the Wellington Advertiser front page: a cohesive theme, clean typography, solid if simple layout, good stories – a great package overall.”🥉 3rd Place: Dundas Star News“A pretty decent photo by Emily Nichols paired with a strong story by Craig Campbell combine for a solid front page here.”The 2021 awards showcase the hard work, talent, and dedication demonstrated by Ontario publishers, editors, reporters, photographers, and designers. More than 1,450 entries were received, and the awards were presented at a virtual ceremony on April 29, 2022.