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Retail Advertising Results

 

General Excellence Retail Advertising

Daily, over 60,000

  • The Record (Bergen County)

Daily, under 60,000

  • The Daily Journal, Vineland

Weekly

  • The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

R-1 Best Single Ad - Black & White smaller than 16" S.A.U.

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Stacy Gemma - Suzanne Fish Anderson, Sales Representative - Nichole Nappi, Artist-Asbury Park Press, Neptune

  • Second place - You'll Get Hooked - Dan Bonham, Sales Representative - Jodi Bozzi, Artist - The Times, Trenton

  • Third place - Paintball Superstore - Staff, Sales Representatives - Jodi Bozzi, Artist - The Times, Trenton

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Ten Brook Smile - Wendy Armington, Sales Representative - Susan Rogozinski, Artist - The Daily Journal, Vineland

  • Second place - Drive Yards Instead of Miles, Tammy Brownlee, Sales Representative - Kristie Enger, Artist

  • Daily Record, Parsippany

  • Third place - Send Mom Up the River, Andy Johnson, Sales Representative - Staff, Artists-Daily Record, Parsippany

Weekly

  • First place - Hope / Peace / Love - Ellie Kresefsky, Sales Representative - Toni Codd, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Second place - Rowma - Canali, Nancy Katz Perlmutter, Sales Representative - Karen Trachtenberg;, Artists - West Essex Tribune, Livingston

  • Third place - Holiday Special - Geri D'Agnes, Sales Representative - George Ingram, Artist - Princeton Packet, Packet Publications

R-2 Best Single Ad - Black & White, 16" to 31.5" S.A.U.

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Footnotes - Eleanor Rivera, Sales Representative - Susan Schnabel, Artist - The Star-Ledger, Newark

  • Second place - Dee Rose - Gene Talerico, Sales Representative - Tonya Williams, Artist-Asbury Park Press, Neptune

  • Third place - Dreams Begin at Home - Merry Solomon, Sales Representative - Donna Poulsen, Artist - Home News Tribune, East Brunswick

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Ciao Bello "Live Lobster Festival" - Micki Pulsinelli, Sales Representative - Dotty Fraschilla, Artist - Courier News, Bridgewater

  • Second place - Somerset Valley Bank, Robin Chandler, Sales Representative - Chris Carnese, Artist - Courier News, Bridgewater

  • Third place - Winter's Chill is Just Around the Corner - Elise Rutkowsky, Sales Representative - Cindy Manion, Artist - The Trentonian, Trenton

Weekly

  • First place - Kitchen and Bath Station - Susan Porter, Sales Representative - Nona Rosenblaum, Artist - The Two River Times, Red Bank

  • Second place - Handmade. . . - Susan Porter, Sales Representative - Nona Rosenblaum, Artist - The Two River Times, Red Bank

  • Third place - Eleanor Connell, Jane Leuthauser, Sales Representative - Rachel Ratkowski, Artist - Hunterdon County Democrat, Flemington, NJN Publishing

R-3 Best Single Ad - Black & White, larger than 31.5" S.A.U.

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Dee Rose - Christine Burrough, Sales Representative - Tonya Williams, Artist - Asbury Park Press, Neptune

  • Second place - Dee Rose Pre-Thanksgiving Sale - Gene Talerico, Sales Representative - Tonya Williams, Artist - Asbury Park Press, Neptune

  • Third place - Englewood Medical Center & Hospital, Beth Fabbricatore, Sales Representative - Ginny DeFilippis, Artist - The Record (Bergen County)

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Manville Business & Professional Association - Kristen Schiro, Sales Representative - Chris Carnese, Artist - Courier News, Bridgewater

  • Second place - A Space for You -  Jody Cox, Sales Representative-Susan Rogozinski, Artist - The Daily Journal, Vineland

  • Third place - County Seat Tobacco - Michelle Dombosky, Sales Representative - Anne Bench, Artist - The Trentonian, Trenton

Weekly

  • First place - It's Almost Spring-Epitome - Ellie Kresefsky, Sales Representative - Danila Ruth, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Second place - Rudl - Got One of Those - Lance Osborn, Sales Representative - Toni Codd, Artist - Hunterdon Review, Clinton, NJN Publishing

  • Third place - Dieci Lifestyle Spa - Nancy Katz Perlmutter, Sales Representative - Karen Trachtenberg, Artist - West Essex Tribune, Livingston

R-4 Best Single Ad - Spot (1) Color, smaller than 31.5" S.A.U.

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Ribbon Factory Warehouse - Jose Carbon, Sales Representative - Barbara Bucher, Artist - The Record (Bergen County)

  • Second place-Irish Centre - Tammy Weiss, Sales Representative - Chris Romano, Artist - Asbury Park Press, Neptune

  • Third place - Sky View - Robert Belby, Sales Representative - Lisa Zaccone, Artist - The Record (Bergen County)

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - The Inn at Mt. Bethel - Micki Pulsinelli, Sales Representative - Dotty Fraschilla, Artist - Courier News, Bridgewater

  • Second place - The Vent Mites - Peggy Gentile, Sales Representative - Staff, Artists - The Daily Journal, Vineland

  • Third place - Forever Ballroom Dance & Company - Judy Bream, Sales Representative - Dotty Fraschilla, Artist - Courier News, Bridgewater

Weekly

  • First place - Make A Statement for the Holidays - K.C. Smith, Sales Representative - Lorette Peloquin, Artist - Suburbanite, Cresskill, North Jersey Community Newspapers

  • Second place- Seafood Festival - Catherine Langley, Sales Representative - Catherine Langley, Artist - Hunterdon County Democrat, Flemington, NJN Publishing

  • Third place - Café at One Main - Jane Leuthauser, Sales Representative - Rachel Ratkowski, Artist - Hunterdon Observer, Flemington, NJN Publishing

R-5 Best Single Ad - Spot (1) or Process Color, 31.5" S.A.U. or larger

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Who Needs Reindeer? - Elaine Esterman, Sales Representative - Donna Poulsen, Artist - Home News Tribune, East Brunswick

  • Second place - Be A Hero - Staff, Sales Representatives - Sherrii Bentari, Artist - The Press of Atlantic City, Pleasantville

  • Third place - Wonderful Windows Atlantic City Shade Shop - Cindy Linkous, Sales Representative - Tom O'Connell, Artists-The Press of Atlantic City, Pleasantville

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Look into Lasik - Stephanie Upshur, Sales Representative - Cindy Manion, Artist - The Trentonian, Trenton

  • Second place - The Gift That Lasts a Lifetime - Karl Dean, Sales Representative - Cindy Manion, Artist - The Trentonian, Trenton

  • Third place - Special Additions, Cindy Johnson, Sales Representative - Annette Egnozzi, Artist - Daily Record, Parsippany

Weekly

  • First place - Fasseas Jewelers - Doris Panos, Nancy Katz Perlmutter, Sales Representatives - Karen Trachtenberg, Artist - West Essex Tribune, Livingston

  • Second place - Get in Touch with Your Inner Chef - Michele Plante, Sales Representative - Michelle Riganati, Artist - Princeton Packet, Packet Publications

  • Third place - Lloyd's French Shop - Deirdre Schanen, Sales Representative - Michelle Riganati, Artist - Princeton Packet, Packet Publications

R-6 Best Single Ad Any Size, Multi-Spot or Full Color

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Diamonds - Mike Monetti, Sales Representative - Donna Poulsen, Artist - Home News Tribune, East Brunswick

  • Second place - It Struts Itself - Elaine Esterman, Sales Representative - Donna Poulsen, Artist - Home News Tribune, East Brunswick

  • Third place - Thank You From the Blue Claws - Jeanne Legacki, Sales Representative - Michelle Buzinkai, Artist - Asbury Park Press, Neptune

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Laura Orsborn Collection - Mike Pantalione, Sales Representative - Susan Rogozinski, Artist - The Daily Journal, Vineland

  • Second place - Everything You Need for a Picture Perfect Complexion - Marsha Lange, Sales Representative - Kristie Enger, Artist - Daily Record, Parsippany

  • Third place - In The Mood for Italian - Laura Corsi, Sales Representative - Staff, Artists - Daily Record, Parsippany

Weekly

  • First place - United We Stand-Goldtinker - Susan Porter, Sales Representative - Nona Rosenblaum, Artist - The Two River Tmes, Red Bank

  • Second place - Fountains Rest-Decorative Minds - Ellie Kresefsky, Sales Representative - Daniela Ruta, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Third place - Kitchen As Art - Donna Pitcher, Sales Representative - Michelle Riganati, Artist - Hopewell Valley News, Packet Publications

R-7 Best Campaign for One Advertiser, Using Multiple Products

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Reggie's Roast - Mike Monetti, Sales Representative - Kathy Pohopin, Artist - Home News Tribune, East Brunswick

  • Second place - Celltime Cellular - Mike Cardone, Sales Representative - Adam Romero, Artist - Home News Tribune, East Brunswick

  • Third place - Bob's Garden - Joan Esposito, Sales Representative - Tom O'Connell, Artist - The Press of Atlantic City, Pleasantville

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Spain Inn - Micki Pulsinella, Sales Representative - Dotty Fraschilla, Artist - Courier News, Bridgewater

  • Second place - Meola's, Micki Pulsinella, Sales Representative - Dotty Fraschilla, Artist - Courier News, Bridgewater

  • Third place - Eastlantic MRI - Peggy Gentile, Sales Representative - Staff, Artists - The Daily Journal, Vineland

Weekly

  • First place - Fantasy Island, Cheryl Cramer, Sales Representative-Kim Frazier, Artist - The Sandpaper, Surf City

  • Second place - Monterey Gourmet - Ellie Kresefsky, Sales Representative - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Third place - Long Hill Auto-You Can't Buy Peace of Mind - Lynne Hage, Sales Representative - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

R-8 Best Ad Campaign or Series, Black & White smaller than 31.5" S.A.U.

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Arthur Groom - Marina Mulholland, Sales Representative - Barbara Bucher, Ginny DeFilippo Artists - The Record (Bergen County)

  • Second place - Aroga Series - Linda LeBoeuf, Sales Representative - Staff, Artists - The Times, Trenton

  • Third place - Roebling Bank Series - Mike Zilembo, Sales Representative - Staff, Artists - The Times, Trenton

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Millville Block Party - Wendy Armington, Sales Representative - Susan Rogozinski, Artist - The Daily Journal, Vineland

  • Second place - Brody's Mattresses - Mike Pantalione, Sales Representative - Susan Rogozinski, Artist - The Daily Journal, Vineland

  • Third place - Leather Bound - Monique McOwen, Sales Representative - Joe DiPaolo, Artist - Burlington County Times, Willingboro

Weekly

  • First place - E & B Elegant Bath Showroom - Ellen Wulfman, Sales Representative - Daniela Ruta, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Second place - Country Kettle 'Chowda' - Cheryl Cramer, Sales Representative - Kim Frazer, Artist - The Sandpaper, Surf City

  • Third place - A Critter's Friend - Staff, Sales Representatives - Staff, Artists - Delaware Valley News, Frenchtown, NJN Publishing

R-9 Best Ad Campaign or Series, Black & White, 31.5" S.A.U. or larger

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Drexel Heritage by Dover - Richard Armani, Sales Representative - Barbara Bucher, Lisa Zaccone, Artist - The Record (Bergen County)

  • Second place - Dom's Lakeview Landscaping - Sue Charlton, Sales Representative - Patti Cobb, Artist - Asbury Park Press, Neptune

  • Third place - United Way - Merry Solomon, Sales Representative - Kathy Pohopin, Artist - Home News Tribune, East Brunswick

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - No winner

  • Second place - No winner

  • Third place  -No winner

Weekly

  • First place - Country Kettle Fudge - Cheryl Cramer, Sales Representative - Kim Frazer, Artist - The Sandpaper, Surf City

  • Second place - Aaron Basha-Goldtinker Deal - Susan Porter, Sales Representative - Nona Rosenblaum, Artist - The Two River Times, Red Bank

  • Third place - Job Fair - Geri D'Agnes, Sales Representative - George Ingram, Artist - Princeton Packet, Packet Publications

R-10 Best Ad Campaign or Series - Color,  all sizes

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - La Viano - Fran Macaulso, Sales Representative - Ginny DeFilippis, Artist - The Record (Bergen County)

  • Second place - McCaffrey's - Burt Laugman, Sales Representative - Jodi Bozzi, Artist - The Times, Trenton

  • Third place - Weddings - Mike Monetti, Sales Representative - Donna Poulsen, Artist - Home News Tribune, East Brunswick

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Carl Harz World Adventures - Mike Pantalione, Sales Representative - Susan Rogozinski, Artist - The Daily Journal, Vineland

  • Second place - The Footware Factory - Michelle Domboski, Sales Representative - Anne Bench, Artists - The Trentonian, Trenton

  • Third place - Advantage Bank - Robin Chandler, Sales Representative - Chris Carnese, Artist - Courier News, Bridgewater

Weekly

  • First place - Princeton Wireless - Tom Fritts, Sales Representative - George Ingram, Artist - Princeton Packet, Packet Publications

  • Second place - Fantasy Island - Cheryl Cramer, Sales Representative - Kim Frazer, Artist-The SandPaper, Surf City

  • Third place - Largest Selection of Decking - Carol Hladun, Sales Representative - Carol Zawislak, Artist - NJN Publishing

R-11 Best Newspaper Promotion Ad or Series In Paper

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Devil's Win! - Ron Bishow, Artist - The Record (Bergen County)

  • Second place - Holiday Theme Ads - Karen Bedford, Sales Representatives - Cindy Delonas, Copywriter - The Star-Ledger, Newark

  • Third place - North Jersey Forecast - Alan Post, Artist - The Record (Bergen County)

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Connecting Morris County - Joe McNulty, Artist - Daily Record, Parsippany

  • Second place - Get A Life, Gwendolyn Murray - Artist - Daily Record, Parsippany

  • Third place-Ad Testimonials - Staff, Sales Representatives - Joe DiPaolo, Artist - Burlington County Times, Willingboro

Weekly

  • First place - Puzzled - Out and About, Allison Spinella - Sales Representative - Daniella Ruta, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Second place - Designed to Complement Your Lifestyle - Michelle Riganati, Artist - Princeton Packet, Packet Publications

  • Third place - Pools, Decks and Spas - Allison Spinella, Sales Representative - Toni Codd, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

R-12 Best External Special Promotion Mailing Piece

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Bridal Planner - Staff, Sales Representatives - Samantha Horning, Artist - The Star-Ledger, Newark

  • Second place - Gracious Living - Staff, Sales Representatives - Suzanne Peters, Artist - The Star-Ledger, Newark

  • Third place - Holiday Combo Brochure - Staff, Sales Representatives - Suzanne Peters, Artist - The Star-Ledger, Newark

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Fall Home Improvement - Greg Janney, Sales Representative - Sharon Vazquez, Artist - Burlington County Times, Willingboro

  • Second place - Progress 2001 - Staff, Sales Representatives - Cindy Manion, Artist - The Trentonian, Trenton

  • Third place - Restaurant Guide - Roxanne Gallant-Debaki, Sales Representative - Staff, Artists - The New Jersey Herald, Newton

Weekly

  • First place - Holiday Entertaining - Allison Spinella, Sales Representative - Daniella Ruta, Artist - Echoes-Sentinel, Stirling, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Second place - Media Kit 2001-2002 - Allison Spinella, Sales Representative - Toni Codd, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Third place - Our Employees, Our Culture - Julie Benaman, Sales Representative - George Ingram, Artist - Princeton Packet, Packet Publications

 

R-13 Best Special Page(s) Black & White - ROP

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Repast Lunches - Staff, Sales Representatives - Lisa Zaccone, Artist - The Record (Bergen County)

  • Second place - Campbell's Junction - Andrea Motz, Sales Representative - Amy Kormann, Artist - Asbury Park Press, Neptune

  • Third place - Central Square - Cindy Linkous, Sales Representative - Jill Zaugra, Artist - The Press of Atlantic City, Pleasantville

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - The Village Shopping Center of Bedminster - Shari White, Sales Representative - Chris Carnese, Artist - Courier News, Bridgewater

  • Second place-Par for the Course - Staff, Sales Representatives - Staff, Artists - The Daily Journal, Vineland

  • Third place - Child Care Guide - Staff, Sales Representatives - Staff, Artists - The Daily Journal, Vineland

Weekly

  • First place - Welcome to Clinton - Lance Osborn, Sales Representative - Toni Codd, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Second place - Claremont Road in Bernardsville - Ellie Kresefsky, Sales Representative - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Third place - Tano Mall Merchants - Millie Block, Sales Representative - Carol Zawislak, Artist - Metuchen/Edison Review, Somerville, NJN Publishing

R-14 Best Special Page(s) - Color - ROP

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Smooth Savings - Staff, Sales Representatives - Staff, Artists - Home News Tribune, East Brunswick

  • Second place - Shop Fairfield - Richard Armani, Sales Representative - Lisa Zaccone, Artist - The Record (Bergen County)

  • Third place - After Holiday Savings - Staff, Sales Representatives - Darren Phillips, Artist - The Star-Ledger, Newark

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Santa in Person - Matt Davis, Sales Representative - Jeff Holochowicz, Artist - The Trentonian, Trenton

  • Second place - New York Yankees 2001 - Staff, Sales Representatives - Cindy Manion, Artist - The Trentonian, Trenton

  • Third place - Colonial Square Mall - Sherley Cooney, Sales Representative - Donna VanZandt, Artist - Courier News, Bridgewater

Weekly

  • First place - Mays Landing Merchants - Sommer Gatto, Sales Representative - Lesley Reeves, Artist - Hammonton News, Atlantic County Newspaper Group

  • Second place - Historic Homes of Boonton - Lisa Natoli, Sales Representatives - Toni Codd, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Third place - Antiques - Staff, Sales Representatives - Toni Codd, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

R-15 Best Free Standing Insert Built by a Newspaper for One Advertiser

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Morris Minute Men - Chad James, Sales Representative - Dave Petersen, Artist - The Star-Ledger, Newark

  • Second place - La-Z Boy Furniture Galleries - Rich Goldberg, Sales Representative - Dave Petersen, Artist - The Star-Ledger, Newark

  • Third place-American Furniture - Tara O'Leary, Sales Representative - Dave Petersen, Artist - The Star-Ledger, Newark

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Harry's Paddle Sports - Elise Thubkowsky, Sales Representative - Cindy Manion, Artist - The Trentonian, Trenton

  • Second place - Wheat Road Golf - Staff, Sales Representatives - Staff, Artists - The Daily Journal, Vineland

  • Third place - La Fonda Mexicana - Leslie Germer, Sales Representative - Kristie Enger, Artist - Daily Record, Parsippany

Weekly

  • First place - Dr. Glenn C. Mellusi - Lynne Hage, Sales Representative - Toni Codd, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Second place - Bentley's Fine Jewelers - Ellie Kresefsky, Sales Representative - Toni Codd, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Third place - Shopping at Stafford Square - Chris Miller, Sales Representative - Staff, Artists - The Beacon, Lambertville, Packet Publications

R-16 Best Special Section - Free Standing

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Summer Guide - Staff, Sales Representatives - Staff, Artists - Asbury Park Press, Neptune

  • Second place - Gifts From the Heart - Staff, Sales Representatives-Staff, Artists - Home News Tribune, East Brunswick

  • Third place - New Jersey's Top 100 - Staff, Sales Representatives - Suzanne Peters, Artists - The Star-Ledger, Newark

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Living - Staff, Sales Representatives - Staff, Artists - Daily Record, Parsippany

  • Second place - New Jersey House and Home - Staff, Sales Representatives - Staff, Artists - Courier News, Bridgewater

  • Third place - B Fresh Ideas for the Bride & Groom - Staff, Sales Representatives - Staff, Artists-Courier News, Bridgewater

Weekly

  • First place - Homes of Prestige, Spring/Summer 2001 -  Staff, Sales Representatives - Michelle Riganati, Artist - Princeton Packet, Packet Publications

  • Second place - Fall Bridal - Staff, Sales Representative-Toni Codd, Artists - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Third place - Holiday Gift Guide - Staff, Sales Representatives - Nona Rosenblaum, Artists - The Two River Times, Red Bank

R-17 Best New Product Development

Daily, over 60,000

  • First place - Bridal Planner 2002 - Staff, Sales Representatives - Creative Services Staff and Special Features Staff, Artists - The Star-Ledger, Newark

  • Second place - Then and Now - Staff, Sales Representatives - Staff, Artists - Asbury Park Press, Neptune

  • Third place - Newcomer's Guide - Staff, Sales Representatives - Staff, Artists - Home News Tribune, East Brunswick

Daily, under 60,000

  • First place - Clipper with Kids Coupons - Staff, Sales Representatives-Staff, Artists - The Daily Journal, Vineland

  • Second place - Little Book - Staff, Sales Representatives - Staff, Artists - The Trentonian, Trenton

  • Third place - Health X-Press - Staff, Sales Representatives - Creative Services Dept., Artists - The Daily Journal, Vineland

Weekly

  • First place - Elegant Lifestyles Magazine - Staff, Sales Representatives - Toni Codd, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Second place - Elegant Lifestyles Magazine? - Staff, Sales Representatives - Toni Codd, Artist - The Bernardsville News, Recorder Community Newspapers

  • Third place - Clip and Save, Staff, Sales Representatives - George Ingram, Artist-Princeton Packet, Packet Publications



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