The Compass takes top honors

Catholic Press Association names paper as tops for fourth year in a row

GREEN BAY — The Compass received 18 awards, including first place as Best Newspaper in its circulation category from the Catholic Press Association (CPA) of the United States and Canada, during the CPA awards banquet June 22.

The awards banquet was the culmination of a three-day Catholic Media Conference held in St. Petersburg, Fla.

It was the fourth consecutive year The Compass received first place honors as top diocesan newspaper, and the sixth time in 10 years that the paper has received the excellence award given by the CPA to Catholic papers in the United States and Canada.

Besides the Best Newspaper award, The Compass received six more first place awards, two second place awards, five third places and four honorable mentions in the areas of news and sports reporting, features, special sections, photos, advertising and editorials.

A listing of all the award winners will be posted on The Compass website in the near future and in the July 5, 2019 issue.