2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Business and Financial Writing ( Specialty )Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Washington Business Journal
    Entry Title: The PPP's Reach
    Entry Credit: Andy Medici
    Judge Comment: Holy cow! The federal PPP made many ripples on the pond of D.C. businesses, up to and including law firms. An eye-opener, hopefully to be replicated by business journals and newspapers across America.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Richmond Magazine
    Entry Title: The Dollars of Dining
    Entry Credit: Eileen Mellon, Piet Jones
    Judge Comment: The breakdown of restaurant costs, revenues and profits is illuminating. Also written in such a way as to be easily understood.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Virginia Business Magazine
    Entry Title: Virginia Business - Businesses ponder reopening amid pandemic
    Entry Credit: Rich Griset
    Judge Comment: So much to be learned from reading this report on how businesses are, and aren't, reopening in the time of virus.