Monday, February 9, 2009

American Journal's Leslie Bridgers Wins NEPA Award

Leslie Bridgers, a reporter for the American Journal, won first place in the "Social Issues Feature Story" category at the 2009 New England Press Association's (NEPA) Better Newspaper Contest for a March 2008 story she wrote on the increasing drug use and enforcement in Westbrook. NEPA's verdict:
Great lede--really manages to draw the reader.
Reporter clearly did her homework and performed exhaustive research. The story
has a good range of sources.
- John C.L. Morgan

1 comment:

Liz in Westbrook said...

Congratulations Leslie! Great job!