WAKE FOREST — The Wake Weekly staff celebrated receiving the 2013 First Place General Excellence award for North Carolina newspapers, 3,500-10,000 in circulation in fun fashion.
The honor came on the heels of several other individual awards. Out of nearly 30 papers, Bob Allen
received a first place award for lighter columns and editorial page contributors, longtime columnist Jean McCamy, cartoonist Jay Lamm and editor Clellie Allen, also received first place.
David Leone was awarded second place recognition for profile feature writing and Clellie Allen received second place for education reporting.
The entire staff was awarded third place for appearance and design, Leone received third place for headline writing and Clellie Allen was awarded third place for general news photography and editorial writing.