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


  • Clever/imaginative, engaging the reader
  • Draws reader into copy
  • Contents of headline establishes visual/verbal connection between photos and copy
  • Headline/secondary 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