“News to Use” – The Newspaper With Additional Benefits
Europe’s weekly newspaper of the year, “Athens Plus”, Greece:
Service, service, service – only a few newspapers are as benefit focused as the Greek newspaper “Athens Plus”. Numerous headings such as “20 Events in 7 Days” or “Familiy Fun” shine with extensive research and professional presentation. Reports, interviews and facts complement the “News to use”. The newspaper is the perfect planning aid for the week and demonstrates how a newspaper can compete with the Internet.
“Athens Plus” launched at June 13th 2008 as a weekly newspaper and is written in English. It is produced in the tabloid format and has a circulation of 2.000 copies. The newspaper employs 15 journalists, one photographer and two layouters.
Nikos Konstandaras, editor in chief
Founder and editor in chief of “Athens Plus”. Worked as a correspondent for The Associated Press from 1989 to 1997 before joining the Greek press.
Valentina Villegas-Nika, art director
Won SND awards for newspaper redesign in 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004. She is now redesigning the newspaper Kathimerini, and is Art Director of Athens Plus.