GMN Photographers Honored in NJPA Contest

May 26, 2010

Greater Media Newspapers’ Photo Department took home seven awards in the New Jersey Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest for 2009.

The newspaper group, based in Freehold, NJ, publishes 10 weeklies,serving Monmouth, Middlesex, and Ocean counties.

Head photographer Jeff Granit took first place in the Feature Picture Story category and second place in Sports Action.

Staff photographer Eric Sucar received first place in three categories, General News, Feature, and Sports Feature, and second place in two categories, Feature and Sports Feature.

“Our photography staff never ceases to amaze,” said Adele Young, news editor of Greater Media Newspapers. “They can take an ordinary assignment and create a breathtaking piece of art. Their powerful images are what set us apart in the field of community newspapers.”

*“Serving in the Sun”*
Eric Sucar
2nd place, Sports Feature

*“Heads Up”*
2nd place, Sports Action
Jeff Granit

Eric Sucar
1st place, Sports Feature

Jeff Granit
1st place, Feature Picture Story

*“Yoga in the Sun”*
Eric Sucar
1st place, Feature

*“Ride Down”*
Eric Sucar
2nd place, Feature

Eric Sucar
1st place, General News

For more information, please contact Adele Young, News Editor, Greater Media Newspapers, at 732-358-5200, ext. 8225.