Announcing – the Winners of the 2013 Second Street Awards!

by Matt Coen Second Street

Best Overall Promotion

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Winner: Quad-City Times‘ Promotions Program

Finalists:

  • Entercom’s National Contests
  • The Roanoke Times‘ Best of Holiday Shopping Ballot & Deals Store
  • UpNorthLive.com’s Deal Cards

Contests

Best Video Contest

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Winner: WRAZ-TV’s The Fox50 Lip Dub Project

Finalists:

  • Arkansas Democrat Gazette’s Oh Say! Can you Sing?
  • Entercom’s Sing Like Brad Paisley

Best Sweepstakes

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Winner: Omaha World Herald’s Win $1,000 from Nebraska Crossing Outlets

Finalists:

  • Popular Woodworking’s 31 Days of Christmas
  • WFTS-TV’s iPad-a-Day Giveaway

Best Bracket

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Winner: Herald & Review’s Fan Friendzy

Finalists:

  • Gambit’s Bar Wars
  • Republican-American’s Pick a Pizza

Best Sports Contest

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Winner: The Wisconsin State Journal’s Mulligan Match-Up

Finalists:

  • Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Bracket Fiasco
  • Community Publishers’ High School Football Frenzy
  • The Roanoke Times’ Fearless Forecasters
  • The State Journal Register’s Pro Football
  • WNOR-FM & WAFX-FM’s Auto Racing Challenge

Best Big Giveaway

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Winner: WSB-FM’s Lake Lanier Islands Dream Wedding

Finalists:

  • KCTV-TV’s National Mortgage Giveaway
  • WRAZ-TV’s Hardee’s Tailgate Takeout Man Cave Giveaway

Best Advertiser Campaign

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Winner: Entercom New Orleans’ $500 Bank Sweepstakes

Finalists:

  • KULR-TV’s Pick a Beet
  • Quad-City Times‘ Christmas in July

Best Photo Contest

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Winner: WEZB-FM’s Baby Bash

Finalists:

  • WJRR-FM’s Ultimate Couple Contest
  • WSAZ-TV’s Cutest Pet Contest

Contest Programs

Best Small-Market Contest Program

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Winner: KSBY-TV, Cordillera Communications

Finalists:

  • DurhamRegion.com, Metroland Durham Region Group
  • KFDX-TV, Nexstar Broadcasting
  • KTUU-TV, Schurz Communications
  • Record-Journal, Record-Journal Publications

Best Midsize-Market Contest Program

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Winner: Quad-City Times, Lee Enterprises

Finalists:

  • Calgary Sun, Sun Media Corporation
  • KPTV-TV, Meredith Corporation
  • KY3-TV, Schurz Communications
  • The Roanoke Times, BH Media Group

Best Large-Market Contest Program

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Winner: Toronto Sun, Sun Media Corporation

Finalists:

  • Chatelaine Magazine, Rogers Communications
  • KVVU-TV, Meredith Corporation
  • Omaha World Herald, BH Media Group
  • U-T San Diego, Copley Press

Best Major-Market Contest Program

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Winner: WAGA-TV, Fox Broadcasting

Finalists:

  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Cox Media
  • KTLA-TV, Tribune Broadcasting
  • WCIU-TV, Weigel Broadcasting Co.
  • WFLD-TV, Fox Broadcasting

Ballots

Best Metro Ballot

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Winner: The Signal’s Best of Santa Clarita Valley

Finalists:

  • Naples Daily News’ Southwest Florida Choice Awards
  • U-T San Diego’s San Diego’s Best

Best Niche Ballot

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Winner: The Roanoke Times’ Best of Holiday Shopping

Finalists:


Deals

Best Regional Travel Deal

Winner: Quad-City Times’ Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort

Finalists:

Best Service Deal

Winner: Billings Gazette’s CARNU Auto Detailing Center

Finalists:

Best Beauty Deal

Winner: Miami Herald’s Aveda Seven Seas Spa and Salon

Finalists:

Best Event Deal

Winner: Provo Daily Herald’s Stadium of Fire

Finalists:

  • Everett Herald’s Warm Beach Camp
  • Miami Herald’s Taste of Brickwell Food & Wine Festival

Best Retail Deal

Winner: Omaha World Herald’s Bellino’s Fireworks

Finalists:

Best Restaurant Deal

Winner: Tri-City Herald’s Cedars Restaurant and Lounge

Finalists:

Best Recreation Deal

Winner: HalfPriceCincy’s Belterra Casino Resort

Finalists:

Best Deals Store

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Winner: Quad-City Times’ Cyber Week

Finalists:

  • Miami Herald’s Best of 2012
  • Miami Herald’s Holiday Gift Guide

Best Deal Card

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Winner: UpNorthLive.com’s Golf Card

Finalists:

  • Fresno Bee’s Golf Card
  • WNWO-TV’s Golf Card

Deals Programs

Best Small-Market Deals Program

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Winner: UpNorthLive.com’s UpNorthlive Deals, Barrington Broadcasting

Finalists:

  • Augusta Chronicle‘s Augusta Daily Deals, Morris Publishing Group
  • Billings Gazette’s Today’s Deal, Lee Enterprises

Best Midsize-Market Deals Program

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Winner: Quad-City Times’ Get it Today!, Lee Enterprises

Finalists:

  • KY3-TV’s Daily Deals, Schurz Communications
  • Omaha World Herald’s DailyDealOmaha, BH Media Group

Best Large-Market Deals Program

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Winner: HalfPriceCincy’s CincySavers,Hubbard Broadcasting

Finalists:

  • Charlotte Observer’s dealsaver, The McClatchy Company
  • St. Louis Dispatch’s Today’s Deal, Lee Enterprises

Best Major-Market Deals Program

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Winner: Miami Herald’s dealsaver, The McClatchy Company

Finalists:

  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s dealsaver, The McClatchy Company
  • Greater Media Philadelphia’s Big Friggin’ Deal, Greater Media, Inc.

 


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