The Lawrence Journal-World was named 2010 Newspaper of the Year Thursday by Suburban Newspapers of America.
The judges said of the Journal-World, “Lots of news, particularly on University of Kansas happenings. Some impressive investigative work.”
Of the newspaper’s typography, the judges said, “Creative layout; good use of color. ‘Go!’ lifestyle section colorful and lively.”
The Journal-World was named SNA’s Newspaper of the Year in its circulation category (30,000 or less) in 2009, 2007 and 2005, and placed second in 2006.
SNA is composed of more than 2,000 newspapers across North America.