2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Editorial Writing ( Non-Daily Group 4)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Inside NoVa/Prince William
    Entry Title: Budget, Divisiveness, Redistricting
    Entry Credit: Bruce Potter
    Judge Comment: Do editorials have to be boring? Do they have to be ponderous? Do they have to be long? No. No. No. This is great writing that makes its point.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Alexandria Times
    Entry Title: Alex Times Editorial 1
    Entry Credit: Denise Dunbar
    Judge Comment: I liked these entries, but I felt a little lost in the 9/11 piece. I don't live in the area, but I don't think you should assume readers do. Explain who's who.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Richmond Free Press
    Entry Title: Editorial Writing Entry 2
    Entry Credit: Bonnie V. Winston
    Judge Comment: Great topics, well researched, but too long. You lost the video generation about halfway down the page.