2006-2007 CVC Gold Standard Award Winners by Rank

CVC’s Gold Standard Award is bestowed annually on those publications that meet strict quantitative criteria for receivership and readership (from section 11 of the audit) and purchasing scores (from question 2 or 3 of the readership study). Criteria for single-copy and rack-distributed publications include verification of distribution scores (section 12) instead of receivership and readership.

Congratulations to the following winners, listed by score in descending order:

1. Action Advertiser, Fond du Lac, Wis.
2. Valley Town Crier, McAllen, Texas
3. Calhoun County Reminder, Rockwell City, Iowa
4. The Reminder, Hastings, Mich.
5. Morrison County Record, Little Falls, Minn.
6. Impact, Buckley Newspapers (Hattiesburg, Laurel, Meridian), Hattiesburg, Miss.
7. Marshall Community Advisor, Marshall, Mich.
8. Green Tab, Moundsville, W.Va.
9. Webster-Kirkwood Times, St. Louis, Mo.
10. 5280 Magazine, Denver, Colo.
11. The Advertiser Network, Antioch, Ill.
12. Wisconsin Rapids Buyers’ Guide, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.
13. Green Banner Publications, Pekin, Ind.
14. Jackson County Livewire, Jackson, Minn.
15. Chronicle Shopper, Leavenworth, Kan.
16. This Week’s Shopping News, Fergus Falls, Minn.
17. Action Shopper, Waupun, Wis.
18. Shopper’s Review, Highland, Ill.
19. The World, Barre, Vt.
20. Grant Iowa Lafayette Shopping News, Platteville, Wis.
21. Helmer Printing, Beldenville, Wis.
22. Scotsman, Cambridge, Minn.
23. Buyer’s Guide, Martinsburg, W.Va.
24. Genesee Valley Penny Saver, Avon, N.Y.
25. H&K Publications, Hamburg, N.Y.
26. County Pennysaver, Massena, N.Y.
27. Wisconsin-Iowa Shopping News, Prairie du Chien, Wis.
28. Dover Post Company, Dover, Del.
29. The Camrose Booster, Camrose, Alberta, Canada
30. Walworth County Advertiser, Delevan, Wis.
31. Stateline Shopping News, Beloit, Wis.
32. Action Unlimited, Concord, Mass.
33. The Add Sheet, Columbia, Mo.
34. Flagpole, Athens, Ga.
35. Quik Quarter Classifieds, Lafayette, La.
36. Cape May County Herald, Rio Grande, N.J.
37. The Shopping Bag Advertiser, East Rochester, N.Y.
38. Up & Coming Weekly, Fayetteville, N.C.
39. Westside News, Spencerport, N.Y.
40. Our Town News, Coral Springs, Fla.
41. Suburban Nitelife, West Chicago, Ill.
42. Nashville Parent, Nashville, Tenn.
43. The Valley Breeze (Cumberland, Lincoln), Cumberland, R.I.
44. The Post Newspapers, Rittman, Ohio

Find out exactly what it takes to be a Gold Standard publication.

Visit CVC’s Gold Mine, where you can dig up proven tips and strategies to ramp up your audit scores.

< Back