2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Business and Financial Writing ( Daily Group 1)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The News Leader
    Entry Title: Complexities of the downside
    Entry Credit: Laura Peters
    Judge Comment: Thoughtful, well written, and well explained pieces on COVID-era business.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Culpeper Star-Exponent
    Entry Title: Shut by pandemic skating rink sold $1.95M, Lifeline Culpeper small businesses, Moonshiners put still to work for crisis
    Entry Credit: Allison Brophy Champion
    Judge Comment: In-depth coverage of the less obvious shows the pandemic's ripple effect, and the potential to bounce back.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Martinsville Bulletin
    Entry Title: Kim Barto Meeks collection
    Entry Credit: Kim Barto Meeks
    Judge Comment: The body of work is thoughtful and shows range.