About the contest

The Best of GateHouse annual contest highlights and rewards the most extraordinary journalism crafted by our newsrooms and recognizes our best newspapers and editor of the year.

Entries are split by circulation into four divisions:

A: Dailies with 25 or more editorial employees

B: Dailies with 9-24 editorial employees

C: Dailies with 0-8 editorial employees

D: Newspapers publishing three or fewer times per week