ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Appen Media Group recently took home 16 awards from the Georgia Press Association’s annual contest. 

More than 80 newspapers were competing for awards in 46 categories, including ads, editorial content, special sections, photography and self-promotion.  

Appen Media again took home a slew of awards including 6 first place, 6 second place and 4 third place. Appen received third place for general excellence in its category, weekly papers with a circulation of more than 15,000.

“It’s an honor for our team to be recognized as one of the best newspapers in the state by Georgia Press Association,” General Manager Hans Appen said. “Our staff works incredibly hard and I am proud of the work they do. 

Senior Designer of Ad Development David Brown made a strong showing with 5 awards, including 4 first-place awards

Roswell Reporter Julia Grochowski also took home five awards, including first place for breaking news writing. 

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