2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Slick Publications (standalone section with a slick cover) ( Non-Daily Group 1,Non-Daily Group 2)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Farmville Herald
    Entry Title: Progress 2020 "Community Treasures"
    Entry Credit: Jackie Newman, Debbie Evans, Staci Bridge
    Judge Comment: Very interesting stories about folks in the community that keep the reader engaged. Nice, large photos enhance design.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Rappahannock News
    Entry Title: The Guide to Rappahannock
    Entry Credit: Dennis Brack, Audra Dickey, John McCaslin, Jay Ford, Luke Christopher, Tom Spargur
    Judge Comment: Well-organized content with very professional layout of directory listings, including their category headers. Many beautiful photos well-positioned throughout. Feedback: Wish the title on cover said what this is a guide to; would have moved paper's logo on top into the bottom of the photo near the year box, and made it smaller.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Farmville Herald
    Entry Title: Farmville Area Business Directory
    Entry Credit: Debbie Evans, Jackie Newman, Staci Bridge
    Judge Comment: Really nice consistent design makes it fast and easy to read about each business. Useful introductory story and phone directory with good layout and font choice that makes it easy to read.