2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Public Safety Writing ( Daily Group 1)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Martinsville Bulletin
    Entry Title: Bill Wyatt collection
    Entry Credit: Bill Wyatt
    Judge Comment: Follow up stories of particular interest for the public and coverage completion.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Culpeper Star-Exponent
    Entry Title: K9 Jackson retirement, Medic mom cares for community, Culpeper develops COVID emergency plan
    Entry Credit: Allison Brophy Champion
    Judge Comment: A tough choice to delineate to second place, easy tie with first highlighting the human interest with public safety.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Northern Virginia Daily
    Entry Title: W17 - Charles Paullin
    Entry Credit: Charles Paullin
    Judge Comment: Good coverage, brief and informative, resisting the long narrative of information that it can sometimes take on.