Echo wins Pacemaker award

Publication one of 19 newspapers recognized

Jackson Eilers

During a recent trip to Washington D.C., the Echo received various awards for last year’s publications.

The Echo won the NSPA National Pacemaker, an award that judges: coverage and content, quality of writing and reporting, leadership, evidence of in-depth reporting, design, photography, art and graphics.

NSPA picks 38 newspaper finalists and 19 National Pacemaker winners. This is the second year in a row the Echo received a National Pacemaker.

Additionally, senior Carolyn Guddal and Park graduate Carter Green received fifth place for newspaper page or spread design of the year. Green also received fifth individually for infographic design of the year.