2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Feature Writing Portfolio ( Non-Daily Group 1)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Greene County Record
    Entry Title: Terry Beigie feature portfolio
    Entry Credit: Terry Beigie
    Judge Comment: The writer brings local history to life with interesting views into court day, the daffodil's origins, and rowdy Bacon Hollow and its moonshine. Well written and researched.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Amherst New Era-Progress
    Entry Title: Tech club, 4-H summer camp, ACHS theater
    Entry Credit: Justin Faulconer
    Judge Comment: Nicely captures how three organizations met the challenges of the pandemic to endure and even thrive.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Washington County News
    Entry Title: Washington County News Feature Portfolio Entry 1
    Entry Credit: Carolyn R. Wilson
    Judge Comment: Nice array of interesting feature stories with health care themes. Enjoyed learning how bees helped a stroke victim heal, how a group of women endured pregnancies during Covid and the ICU nurses difficult duties in NYC.