2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Government Writing ( Non-Daily Group 3)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Fauquier Times
    Entry Title: Peter Cary
    Entry Credit: Peter Cary
    Judge Comment: This is a superb level of watchdog reporting. Peter knows where to look for information and finds the right characters to help him tell compelling and important stories.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Rappahannock Record
    Entry Title: Irvington Council
    Entry Credit: AnnGardner Eubank
    Judge Comment: AnnGardner Eubank knows Irvington and her coverage in this entry shows it. She reports with authority on the turmoil. Nice governmental reporting.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The News-Gazette
    Entry Title: Fee Fears Keep Vendors Away; Growing Stakeboarding; New Vision for Spotswood
    Entry Credit: Emma Coleman
    Judge Comment: Nice work exposing the peddlers' permit controversy. It's somewhat ironic that the lack of permit created such a stir.