2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Feature Writing Portfolio ( Non-Daily Group 3)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Star-Tribune
    Entry Title: Danville Neighborhood History
    Entry Credit: Lanie Davis
    Judge Comment: Very good job in introducing readers to neighborhoods and explaining why their heritage matters.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Recorder
    Entry Title: Feature Writing
    Entry Credit: Tammy Minnigh
    Judge Comment: Nice job in capturing the flavor of the community -- literally, in the case of the hot dog vendor.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The News-Gazette
    Entry Title: Saving Sampson; Forty Years And Still Truckin'; Fall Tradition
    Entry Credit: Emma Coleman
    Judge Comment: Good ledes and tight writing make these entries shine.