2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

News Writing Portfoliio ( Specialty )Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Crozet Gazette
    Entry Title: Lisa Martin News Writing Portfolio
    Entry Credit: Lisa Martin
    Judge Comment: Great job by the reporter to dig into high-impact local stories and help explain impact and meaning to readers. Very good at breaking down why the subject matters.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Culpeper Times
    Entry Title: Maria Basileo News Portfolio
    Entry Credit: Maria Basileo
    Judge Comment: Reporter connects with her subjects in these stories, offering readers personal stories to explain the high-value topics.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Richmond Magazine
    Entry Title: A New Avenue, A Profoundly Racist Institution, The Struggle Continues
    Entry Credit: Rodrigo Arriaza
    Judge Comment: In-depth reporting and fine writing for these complex stories.