2019 VPA News and Advertising Contest

General News Writing ( Online)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Virginia Mercury
    Entry Title: Blackjewel idles 10 mines
    Entry Credit: Sarah Vogelsong
    Judge Comment: Well-written series about coal miners and lack of receiving paychecks from a company that should have been better prepared. Extremely thorough writing and covered all the bases.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Charlottesville Tomorrow
    Entry Title: 2019 Voter Guide
    Entry Credit: Charlotte Rene Woods
    Judge Comment: I can see much work went into this project. It's not easy to interview so many candidates. A handy resource for readers.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: What's Up Prince William
    Entry Title: Amazon discusses HQ2, job opportunities
    Entry Credit: Erin Flynn
    Judge Comment: Job stories are always good topics, especially for those looking for one.