2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

General News Writing ( Online)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Charlottesville Tomorrow
    Entry Title: A hidden crisis: Charlottesville’s immigrant Latino families are not making ends meet
    Entry Credit: Jessie Higgins
    Judge Comment: This is a good story about a group of people who otherwise might not be reported on.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Virginia Mercury
    Entry Title: Ned Oliver eviction crisis coverage
    Entry Credit: Ned Oliver
    Judge Comment: This crisis continues today. This story is a good snapshot in time on the subject.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Harrisonburg Citizen
    Entry Title: A valley between militia and protesters
    Entry Credit: Randi B. Hagi
    Judge Comment: The protests this past summer brought sides together in a way not often seen in public. This story does a good job relaying the message of both sides.