Denver Post NIE Programs Top the Charts

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Denver Newspaper Agency

    DENVER, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Denver Post's Newspaper In Education
 program has received top honors from the Newspaper Association of America
 Foundation and the Youth Editors Association of America.
     The Post's program to promote the use of newspapers as an education
 resource and curriculum was honored recently at a national NIE conference at
 the Hyatt Regency in Denver.
     The Denver Post placed in the top three in multiple categories, claiming
 first place in new media and second place in the original curriculum category
 for the "We Are Colorado" social studies unit.
      Additionally, the Youth Editors Association of America announced that The
 Denver Post's Colorado Kids Section won first place in general excellence for
 kids' content.  Youth content awards are presented to programs that engage
 young people in newspaper production in lasting, meaningful and original ways.
     "I'm extremely proud of the outstanding effort from the entire Newspaper
 In Education team," commented Post NIE Manager Dana Plewka.  "Last year, The
 Denver Post's NIE staff proved themselves to be educational professionals with
 extraordinary creative talent.  This year, The Denver Newspaper Agency's team
 will build on the past success to provide even better materials and services
 to Colorado teachers."
 
     The Denver Newspaper Agency publishes The Denver Post and the Rocky
 Mountain News under a joint operating agreement.  The agency provides business
 services for the two newspapers, which are editorially independent and
 competitive.
 
 

SOURCE Denver Newspaper Agency
    DENVER, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Denver Post's Newspaper In Education
 program has received top honors from the Newspaper Association of America
 Foundation and the Youth Editors Association of America.
     The Post's program to promote the use of newspapers as an education
 resource and curriculum was honored recently at a national NIE conference at
 the Hyatt Regency in Denver.
     The Denver Post placed in the top three in multiple categories, claiming
 first place in new media and second place in the original curriculum category
 for the "We Are Colorado" social studies unit.
      Additionally, the Youth Editors Association of America announced that The
 Denver Post's Colorado Kids Section won first place in general excellence for
 kids' content.  Youth content awards are presented to programs that engage
 young people in newspaper production in lasting, meaningful and original ways.
     "I'm extremely proud of the outstanding effort from the entire Newspaper
 In Education team," commented Post NIE Manager Dana Plewka.  "Last year, The
 Denver Post's NIE staff proved themselves to be educational professionals with
 extraordinary creative talent.  This year, The Denver Newspaper Agency's team
 will build on the past success to provide even better materials and services
 to Colorado teachers."
 
     The Denver Newspaper Agency publishes The Denver Post and the Rocky
 Mountain News under a joint operating agreement.  The agency provides business
 services for the two newspapers, which are editorially independent and
 competitive.
 
 SOURCE  Denver Newspaper Agency