Santa Fe Reporter staff writer Dave Maass dominated the news writing category for Division 1 Weeklies (over 5,000 circulation) in the annual New Mexico Press Association newspaper contest. Maass won both first and second place in the category, making him the only winner in the category for Division 1. Additionally, SFR writer Zane Fischer placed first for column writing. Fischer also won a first place award for his column, Zane’s World, in the most recent AltWeekly Awards competition.
The awards were announced Oct. 26 at NMPA’s annual banquet in Albuquerque.