Keizertimes’ ad-maker cleans up in annual contest

Andrew Jackson

The Keizertimes won 14 awards, including six first place honors, from the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s Best Ad Ideas contest held last week. Andrew Jackson, production manager and graphic designer, was credited for all 14 winning entries. 

Each year the association’s members from around Oregon submit their best advertising designs and ideas, which are judged by press associations from other states. This year’s contest was judged by the Kentucky Press Association.

The Keizertimes won first place for best overall advertising in its category.

Other first place honors were awarded for: most effective use of small space for Adam’s Rib Smokehouse; best institutional ad for LKO Equipment, best section cover for 2018’s Health & Wellness magazine; best merchandising ad for Donofio’s Skyline Keizer Ford; and, for a Keizertimes ad about winning journalism awards.

Second place honors were presented for: best advertising headline for Emerald Pointe Retirement Community, best institutional ad for Creekside Veterinary Clinic, best merchandising ad for Willamette Valley Appliance; and, for another Keizertimes promotional ad.

Rounding out the honors for the Keizertimes were third place honors for: advertising headline for Gyro Stop, best series for Willamette Valley Appliance, best section cover for the 2018 high school football preview; and, most effective use of small space for Jackson’s Body Shop.