Alabama: Daily receives nearly 50 awards, places 1st for freedom of information

The Decatur Daily received nearly 50 awards, including two first-place awards for Freedom of Information, in two press competitions for stories, photographs, page designs and more published in 2015.

Winners for both the Alabama Press Association and Alabama Associated Press Media Editors competitions were announced over the weekend. The Daily competed in divisions with other state papers with similar circulation, receiving 12 awards from the APA and 35 from APME, with 20 being first-place wins. Continue…