2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Column Writing ( Daily Group 2)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Daily News-Record
    Entry Title: Of Father; Of Mom; Singers Glen Couple
    Entry Credit: Jim Sacco
    Judge Comment: These are masterful and touching. A very clear winner in a tight contest. Readers are lucky to have such a columnist sharing their experiences. Kudos!
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Bristol Herald Courier
    Entry Title: Throwback to my first job; Sometimes it's hard to let go of sentimental items; Thankful for all the worst things
    Entry Credit: Joe Tennis
    Judge Comment: This is a personable column that stood out among the rest with its insight. Great work.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Free Lance-Star
    Entry Title: Masterful moonshiner; Grammar mistakes; and Is the word right to call U.S. a hypocrite?
    Entry Credit: Donnie Johnston
    Judge Comment: I loved the story about Peachie. Great package of columns.