Media Awards

 

 

 National Media Awards

Received By Dale Sanders

2013 

1st Place - Gold Journalism Award for NATJA's 2013 Resort Category "Palm Island Resort: Florida's Coveted Secret, " Islands & Coastal Destinations

Finalist - for NATJA's 2013 Sports & Recreation Category, "Dock & Dine - Five Top Destinations, "Boating Magizine

2012

1st Place - Execllence in Craft Award for SEOPA's 2012 "Photography" category, "Fly Fishing Alaska," Travel World International Magazine - Cover photo, article and images.

2nd Place - Excellence in Craft Award for SEOPA's 2012 "Electronic Publication" category, "Fly Fishing Alaska," Travel World International Magazine - Cover photo, article and images.

1st Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 2012 "Best Photography / Photojournalism" category, "Where the Lobsters Lurk" - Florida Sportsman Magazine.

1st Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 2012 "Best Outdoor Travel / Destination Story" category, "Off the Beaten Path: Bottle Diving St. Vincent" - Antique Bottle & Glass Collector Magazine.

1st Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 2012 "Best Electronic Media" category, "Finding Your Tropical Chi" - Travel World International Magazine.

 

 2011

2nd Place - Silver Photojournalism Award for NATJA’s 2011 “Cruise - Internet” category, “Living Large on Seabourn Legend,” Small Ship Cruises

2nd Place - Silver Photojournalism Award for NATJA’s 2011 “Travel Tips & Advice - Print” category, Where the Lobsters Lurk,” Florida Sportsman,  July 2011 Issue.

3rd Place - Bronze Photojournalism Award for NATJA’s 2011 “Cultural, Educational, Self-Improvement  Travel - Internet” category, Finding Your Tropical Chi,” Travel World International Magazine.  Article is located on page 48.

3rd Place - Bronze Photojournalism Award for NATJA’s 2011 “Culinary Travel - Internet” category, “Hyatt  Clearwater Beach Resort - A Soaring Success,” Island & Coastal Destinations

 

2010

1st Place - Gold Photojournalism Award for NATJA's 2010 "Culinary Travel - Internet" category, "Chef's Table Extraordinaire," Islands & Coastal Destinations

3rd Place - Bronze Photojournalism Award for NATJA's 2010 "Resort Destination - Internet" category, "St. Barths, Cote d'Azur Caribbean Style," Islands & Coastal Destinations

3rd Place - Bronze Photojournalism Award for NATJA's 2010 "Historical or Hobby Travel - Print" category, "Fort Morgan Cay, The Guardian of Port Royal Harbor," Antique Bottle & Glass Collector

2nd Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 2010 "Humorous Story" category, "High-Tech Tackle For Bottom Chompers," Coastal Angler Magazine, April 2009 issue

3rd Place- Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 2010 "Photojournalism" category, "Think Like a Lobster," Florida Sportsman Magazine,

July 2009 issue

 

2009 & Earlier

1st Place - Gold Photojournalism Award for NATJA's 2009 "Sports & Recreation - Print" category, "Think Like a Lobster" Florida Sportsman Magazine, July 2009 issue

1st Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 2001 "Best Photojournalism" category, "St. Thomas - Bottle Divers Port of Plenty," Antique Bottle & Glass Collector Magazine, March 2001 issue

Outstanding Media Achievement Award from FOWA in 2000

1st Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 1999 "Best Travel Destination Story" category, "Bahamas Wreck Hopping," Sport Fishing Magazine,  Jul/Aug 1999 issue

2nd Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 1999 Best Photojournalism" category, "Eco-Tourism, Caribbean Style," Caribbean Voyager Magazine

3rd Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 1998 "Best Travel Destination Story" category, "The Island of Bearded Trees," Scuba Times Magazine, March 1997 issue

2nd Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 1997 "Best Travel Destination Story" category, "Pirates' Plunder, A Divers Sanctuary - In the Turks & Caicos,"  Scuba Times Magazine, July 1996

2nd Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 1995 "Best Newspaper Photo" category, "Diver in Cave Image - Appearing in Guide to Florida Coast and Springs," Underwater USA, July 1994 issue

3rd Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 1995 "Best Conservation Photojournalism" category, "Cozumel, Mexico- Trouble in Paradise,"  Sport Diver,  July 1994 issue

2nd Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 1994 Best Travel Destination Photojournalism" category, "Dominica - Hot and Cold Running Adventure, "Scuba Times Magazine, January 1993 issue

2nd Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 1994 "Best Photojournalism" category, "Mauritius - Eden of the Indian Ocean, "Scuba Times March 1994 Issue

3rd Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 1994 "Best Newspaper  Photo" category, "Brittle Star Image, "Underwater USA, September 1993 issue

3rd Place - Excellence in Craft Award for FOWA's 1994 "Best Newspaper Feature" category, "Florida's Gulf Coast, Rich in Dive Sites for Wreck Lovers, " Underwater USA, September 1993 issue

1st Place - Photo Excellence Award for FSDA's 1990 "Wide Angle" category, "Australia's Great Barrier Reef," Fisheye View, August 1989 issue