2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Front Page ( Non-Daily Group 2)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Rappahannock News
    Entry Title: Rappahannock News front page
    Entry Credit: Dennis Brack
    Judge Comment: Two well-conceived and executed photo illustrations/graphics push this entry to the top. Modern-looking design that still integrates well with the more traditional nameplate. Confused by the white space at bottom left. Is this usually filled by ads?
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Orange County Review
    Entry Title: Orange County Review A1
    Entry Credit: Jeff Poole, Isaac Parrish, Morgan Edwards, Review staff
    Judge Comment: Very clean-looking design with ample white space, prominent play for photos and good mix of headline styles.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Farmville Herald
    Entry Title: MO2 Front Page 2021
    Entry Credit: Staci Bridge
    Judge Comment: Strong photo presentation, particularly on the first page of the entry. Numerous deep-red location tags are distracting to the eye and when paired with ragged-right type can appear off-center.