2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Business and Financial Writing ( Non-Daily Group 4)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Loudoun Now
    Entry Title: Patrick Szabo Business Writing BOW
    Entry Credit: Patrick Szabo
    Judge Comment: The writer's exhaustive research and multiple interviews are impressive alone, but he managed to craft them into a great read through obvious talent and interesting turn-of-phrase. Great job!
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Eastern Shore Post
    Entry Title: Eastville Inn Tenants Face Uncertain Future as County Moves to Month-to-Month Lease; Shore Farmer Hops on Production of Beer Brewing Specialty Crop; Belle Haven’s ‘The Office’ Banks on Modern Technology and Classic
    Entry Credit: Stefanie Jackson
    Judge Comment: This writer is obviously very talented and has found his niche in business writing. Excellent story construction and use of phrasing.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Loudoun Now
    Entry Title: Kara Rodriguez Business Writing BOW
    Entry Credit: Kara Rodriguez
    Judge Comment: I had never heard of this concept and the writer made the subject fascinating. I was anxious to read more and more.