2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Feature Profile Writing (including News Obituaries) ( Non-Daily Group 2)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Orange County Review
    Entry Title: Finding relief from her grief and starting a conversation
    Entry Credit: Jeff Poole
    Judge Comment: This is an incredible story. Compelling. Emotional. Just pulls you in. I can just see this woman tearing up about her son as I read it.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Gazette
    Entry Title: Obituary Features by Shannon Watkins
    Entry Credit: Shannon Watkins
    Judge Comment: All three of these profiles are really strong. Photos are really good too.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Recorder
    Entry Title: Bonnie & Loy
    Entry Credit: Anne Adams
    Judge Comment: Good story. Very illustrative.