2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Headline Writing ( Non-Daily Group 4)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Loudoun Times-Mirror
    Entry Title: Headline writing from Trevor Baratko
    Entry Credit: Trevor Baratko
    Judge Comment: Absolutely great headlines. These three entries are everything you would like to see in a newspaper headline: illustrative of the story, ironic, clever, humorous and appealing. Nice work!
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Chesterfield Observer
    Entry Title: "Culture arts," "Gateway grilling," "The pickled peel"
    Entry Credit: Tamurlaine Melby
    Judge Comment: Cute and clever headlines that pull in a reader and help to tell the stories.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Suffolk News-Herald
    Entry Title: Playing the waiting game; Fishing' around the Christmas trees; Taking a bite out of Phase II
    Entry Credit: Jen Jaqua, Rachel Wartian
    Judge Comment: Witty and idiomatic writing makes these headlines work well.