The Oklahoman, NewsOK win awards from AP/ONE

The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com, were honored with numerous awards Saturday in the 2012 Associated Press/Oklahoma News Executives competition.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: May 5, 2013
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The Oklahoman won first place in general excellence, and NewsOK.com won best website in the 2012 Associated Press/Oklahoma News Executives competition, officials announced Saturday.

“Of course it's great to be honored by our peers, but the true winners are our readers. Our goal each day is to deliver an award-winning product to our subscribers,” said Kelly Dyer Fry, editor of The Oklahoman and vice president of news for OPUBCO Communications Group.

The Oklahoman competed in Division A, which includes the state's largest newspapers in terms of circulation.

The sweepstakes awards, reserved for entries judged the best overall in their respective divisions, went to Ken Raymond for “Translator in Iraq,” the story of Ahmed Abdullah, a native Iraqi who emigrated to the U.S. after harrowing years spent as a translator for coalition forces. He and his family live in Lawton but are not yet American citizens.

The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com won eight individual first-place honors and numerous individual awards.

The contest covered the 2012 calendar year:

First-place winners

Feature — Ken Raymond, Translator in Iraq

Sports Feature — Jenni Carlson, It's about Becky

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