Spotlight takes seven prizes at statewide contest

McIntyre and Jonas also won third place, sports action photo, for shots of wrestlers. McIntyre also won second place, sports feature photo, for his shot of a young baseball player.

Spotlight's promotional piece advertising its special supplement, Update, won third place in the best newspaper image promotion category.

"More and more, we're becoming known for our design, be it promotional pieces or front pages packages," McIntyre said. "Art Director Dave Abbott is part of all that."

Bill DeVoe, Saratoga Spotlight reporter, won second place for spot news coverage and third place, news story, for stories he had written while working for The Greenville Press, his previous employer.

"It was great to see that Bill won awards from New York Press," McIntyre said.

"Everybody's doing a great job," Keene said. "The Spotlight newsroom is doing such a fine job, I can think of many categories I thought Spotlight Newspapers should have won. We're providing as good news coverage as any organization in the state." ""

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