2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

In-depth or Investigative Reporting ( Non-Daily Group 1)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Eastern Shore News
    Entry Title: Virginia Shore railroad tracks are disappearing. Is removal the right track?
    Entry Credit: Maddie Aiken
    Judge Comment: Clear, concise writing with a lot of voices. Good explanation into what can be a complicated system of ownership and user rights to railroads. Solid story that hits all the points, including possible solutions.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Greene County Record
    Entry Title: Terry Beigie investigates hydrants
    Entry Credit: Terry Beigie
    Judge Comment: Ton of voices in here explains a problem that many may notice, but one that can create clear issues when seconds count. Good job highlighting the issue.