2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Feature Story Writing Portfolio ( Daily Group 1)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Northern Virginia Daily
    Entry Title: W09 - Josette Keelor
    Entry Credit: Josette Keelor
    Judge Comment: Great way to bring a heartwarming story home. These kinds of stories make people proud to be Americans and proud of our soldiers. Great quotes making it feel like you were there at the restaurant, sharing in the surprise.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Culpeper Star-Exponent
    Entry Title: Graves Mill recalls 1995 flood, 800 gather for peaceful protest, Norwegian fjord horses steal spotlight
    Entry Credit: Allison Brophy Champion
    Judge Comment: Great quotes! Love all the facts and memories that happened during the flood. What a great way to display photos from that time that were not taken from old newspaper clippings.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The News Leader
    Entry Title: At risk and untested, new births, and old flag
    Entry Credit: Jeff Schwaner
    Judge Comment: It is always the simple things people can relate to. Americans can relate to the COVID impact and the fears it brought, but to children, we all seem to pause and take a breath and get on their level, where the world is an easier place.