2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

In-depth or Investigative Reporting ( Specialty )Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Richmond Magazine
    Entry Title: A Six-Part Series on the Impact of Guns
    Entry Credit: Tina Eshleman, Carol A.O. Wolf, Jack Cooksey, Rodrigo Arriaza
    Judge Comment: Thorough multipart series on gun laws in Virginia after Democratic takeover of the General Assembly. More gun control was passed and the number of guns being bought doubled.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Washington Business Journal
    Entry Title: That Sinking Feeling
    Entry Credit: Daniel Sernovitz, Laura Spitalniak, Ellen Collier
    Judge Comment: How are developers of high-end waterfront properties coping with rising sea levels.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Chesapeake Bay Journal
    Entry Title: Stream restoration techniques draw pushback
    Entry Credit: Timothy Wheeler
    Judge Comment: None