The Laker/Lutz News claims 18 awards in state contest

The Laker/Lutz News brought home 18 awards from the Community Papers of Florida 2018 Awards for Excellence competition. The annual statewide contest recognizes outstanding work in advertising, writing and photography. On the advertising side, The Laker/Lutz News design staff garnered 11 awards in these categories: Advertising campaign: First place, Stefanie Burlingame and Matthew … [Read more...]

The Laker/Lutz News wins ‘Best of Show’

The Laker/Lutz News received Best of Show distinction at the 2017 Awards for Excellence competition sponsored by Community Papers of Florida trade association. This top award was presented to Publisher Diane Kortus at the group’s annual meeting held Oct. 20 and Oct. 21 at Hutchinson Island. The Best of Show was awarded for a full-page ad, “Fun on 41 – Discover the Wonders,” that uses a … [Read more...]

The Laker/Lutz News wins 15 awards

The Laker/Lutz News received 15 awards for advertising design and photography at the annual conference of Community Papers of Florida in Orlando Sept. 18 and Sept. 19. The advertising design and production team of Stefanie Burlingame and Diane Kortus teamed up to receive one award; Burlingame and Carolyn Bennett paired up to receive two awards; Burlingame snared four awards on her own; an … [Read more...]

The Laker/Lutz News wins national ad award

An advertisement featuring some happy feet and encouraging readers to keep "a step ahead" was honored by a national contest featuring three newspaper industry groups. The ad, from Family Foot & Ankle Care, won second in Small Space Ad-Black Ink Only, at the 2014 Advertising and Editorial Awards from the Southeastern Advertising Publishers Association, Community Papers of Florida, and … [Read more...]