At its annual conference in Pittsburgh today, the American Copy Editors Society announced the winners of its 2014 National Headline Contest. Below is a partial list of the first-place winners, as well as a sample of some of their winning headlines.
- Individual, circulation of more than 200,000: Steve Eames of The Los Angeles Times. “A Ripening on Vine St.,” “Duplicating ‘Lego’ success is no snap,” “Mosquito dragnet is cast.”
- Individual, circulation of between 100,000 and 200,000: Cameron Carlow of the Omaha World-Herald. “Kyle Kinman only starts with K’s,” “Lefty’s game not quite right,” “Spieth still a little green for jacket.”
- Individual, online: Gael Fashingbauer Cooper, NBCUniversal. “Here’s the kicker: This homecoming queen also stars on her school’s football team,” “Love is in the air: Heart-shaped cloud forms above bridal couple,” “Walken?