2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Public Safety Writing ( Non-Daily Group 1)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Nelson County Times
    Entry Title: High school grad is EMT, Pandemic stresses volunteer numbers, Emergency services adjust to pandemic
    Entry Credit: Nick Cropper
    Judge Comment: Great use of the human interest in storying the topic throughout and follow up.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Rappahannock News
    Entry Title: Public safety writing
    Entry Credit: John McCaslin
    Judge Comment: Strong coverage of difficult issues with including the human interest and reality of topic.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Charlotte Gazette, The
    Entry Title: Crystal_W17
    Entry Credit: Crystal Vandegrift
    Judge Comment: Good use of comments and inclusion of both sides of the issue and editorial.