2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Feature Story Writing Portfolio ( Non-Daily Group 1)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Smith Mountain Eagle
    Entry Title: William Seidel Feature Portfolio
    Entry Credit: William Seidel
    Judge Comment: I thought the Teacher of the Year story was the strongest of the stories in this year's entries. I really enjoyed what the subject shared with the writer. All stories were well-written and interesting.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Greene County Record
    Entry Title: Kathleen Borrelli Feature Portfolio
    Entry Credit: Kathleen Borrelli
    Judge Comment: I thought this was another great batch of stories, very well-written and interesting.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Washington County News
    Entry Title: Christmas tree farm brightens customers’ holidays; Chick-n-Little revamping its look, menu and tech before reopening; Washington County teacher returns from stint working in Saudi Arabian schools
    Entry Credit: Carolyn R. Wilson
    Judge Comment: Of all Ms. Wilson's entries in this category, I felt this was her strongest batch of stories. She always has an engaging lead and interesting subjects.