By Staff
The Hornet
Saline MS
1st Place
Division MS, Yearbook
Headline Writing


  • Clever/imaginative, engaging the reader
  • Draws reader into copy
  • Contents of headline establishes visual/verbal connection between photos and copy
  • Headline/subhead makes spread content clear
  • Adheres to rules of good journalism including: avoiding label headlines freedom from editorial comment careful editing and proofreading to eliminate mechanical errors correct use of grammar