2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Breaking News Writing ( Daily Group 3)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Richmond Times-Dispatch
    Entry Title: Richmond removes statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson from Monument Avenue
    Entry Credit: Mark Robinson
    Judge Comment: Comment on the winner: This breaking news is the first view of an historic moment linking the Civil War to today's political unrest. The detail makes the story come alive, combined with strong writing. This is excellent work on so many levels.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Richmond Times-Dispatch
    Entry Title: Hundreds march in downtown Richmond on fourth night of protests; police and mayor apologize for tear gas before curfew
    Entry Credit: K. Burnell Evans, C. Suarez Rojas
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Virginian-Pilot
    Entry Title: Lucy, the parkway pup, is finally captured in Virginia Beach
    Entry Credit: Stacy Parker
    Judge Comment: None