Best of the Massachusetts High School Press 2017-2018

Check back here the week of June 19 for winners. We’ll announce the winners, up to five per category, as the judges finish up. Here are the categories:

Photo of the Year

Feature Photo

News Photo

Environmental Portrait

Sports Photo

Literary Magazine of the Year

Cover Design

Creative Piece

Newspaper Story of the Year

News Story

Feature Story



Newspaper online video

Newspaper Page Design of the Year (print)

Front Page

Inside Page

Yearbook of the Year

Cover Design

Spread Design

Broadcast of the Year

News Story

Feature Story


Katherine Cornetta, yearbook adviser, Boston University

Sarah Crosby, videographer, The Daily Hampshire Gazette

Mary-Kate Kasper, English teacher, Newton South High School

Danukshi Mudannayaki, page designer, The Harvard Crimson

Paul Niwa, Emerson College journalism professor

Mahi Shafiullah, photo editor, MIT Tech

Colleen Simpson, Gates Intermediate School, Scituate, Mass.

Bretton Zinger, New Bedford High School