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Communications Contest Winners


Sweepstakes winner: Marty van Duyne, Falmouth, Va., with News Net News.

Bonnie Atwood
, Richmond – Second Place: Editorial/Opinion - Print-based newspaper.

Nancy Wright Beasley, Richmond – First Place: Personality profile - More than 500 words; Columns – General; Columns - Personal Opinion (bylined, not editorial). Second Place: Columns - Informational (how-to, Q&A, advice).

Karen Doss Bowman, Bridgewater – First Place: Specialty articles – Education; Specialty articles - Physical health, fitness, mental health, self-help. Third Place: Feature story - Magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper print publication.

Katherine Calos, Richmond – First Place: Specialty articles - Government or politics; Specialty articles – History; Specialty articles – Religion; Specialty articles - Social issues. Second Place: Continuing coverage or unfolding news. Honorable Mention: Specialty articles – Travel.

Julie Campbell, Lexington – First Place: Publications regularly edited by entrant - Magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper publication. Second Place: News Story - Online Publication.

Frances Crutchfield, Midlothian – First Place: Creative Verse - Single poem. Second Place: Feature story - Print-ibased newspaper. Honorable Mention: Children’s books – Nonfiction.

Rosemary Dietrick, Richmond – Second Place: Specialty articles – Travel.

Ruth Doumlele, Richmond – First Place: Speech.  Second Place: Specialty articles – History.

Deborah Elkins, Richmond – First Place: Blogs - Corporate or for-profit.

Christine Ennulat, Richmond – First Place: Single photograph - General photo. Second Place: Photographer-writer. Honorable Mention: Specialty articles - Social issues.

Paul Fletcher, Richmond – First Place: Editorial / Opinion - Print-based newspaper. Second Place: Columns – Humorous; Headlines. Honorable Mention: Columns – General.

Audrey Hingley, Richmond – Second Place: Columns – General.

Cathy Jett, Fredericksburg – First Place: Specialty articles - Agriculture, Agribusiness, Aquaculture. Second Place: Specialty articles – Business.

Virginia Johnson, Mechanicsville – First Place: Blogs - Nonprofit, government, or educational. Third Place: Specialty articles – History. Honorable Mention: Personality profile - More than 500 words.

Patty Kruszewski, Richmond – First Place: Specialty articles – Sports; Specialty articles - Reviews (any subject, personal opinion must be expressed); Special Series; News Story - Print Based Newspaper. Second Place:  Specialty articles - Physical health, fitness, mental health, self-help; Specialty articles – Education; Specialty articles – Reviews; Specialty articles - Social issues. Third Place: Columns – General. Honorable Mention: Feature story - Print-ibased newspaper.

Ginger Levit, Richmond – Second Place: Personality profile - 500 words or fewer. Third Place: News Story - Print Based Newspaper; Specialty articles – Travel; Editorial / Opinion - Print-based newspaper; Specialty articles – Fashion.

Kimberly Loehr, Richmond – First Place: Public service; News or feature releases - multiple releases. Second Place: Community, institutional, or internal relations. Honorable Mention: Newsletters - Nonprofit, government, or educational.

Ilsa Loeser, Farmville – First Place: Columns - Informational (how-to, Q&A, advice); Feature story - Print-ibased newspaper. Third Place: Specialty articles – Religion; Columns - Personal Opinion (bylined, not editorial). Honorable Mention: Personality profile - More than 500 words; Enterprise Reporting.

KJ Mushung, Stafford – First Place: Specialty articles - Science or technology; News Story - Online Publication; Writing for the Web; Website edited or managed by entrant - Nonprofit, government, or educational. Second Place: Single photograph - General photo. Third Place: Specialty articles – Education. Honorable Mention: Single photograph - General photo; Continuing coverage or unfolding news; Columns – Humorous.

Cynthia Price, Richmond – First Place: Headlines; Blogs – Personal; Advertising posters, billboards, and banners; Community, institutional, or internal relations; Magapapers/Tabloids. Second Place: Blogs - Nonprofit, government, or educational. Third Place: Speech. Honorable Mention: Videos for Website - Nonprofit, government, or educational

Donna Raab, Fredericksburg – First Place: Newsletters - Nonprofit, government, or educational

Sande Snead, Richmond – First Place: Marketing program or campaign for new or existing service or product

Pamela Stallsmith, Cecilia Bingenheimer, Wanda Carter, Richmond – First Place: Brochures – Corporate or for-profit.

Pamela Stallsmith, Richmond – Honorable Mention: Writing for the Web.

Martha Steger, Richmond – First Place: Feature story - Magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper print publication; Specialty articles – Business; Photographer-writer; Specialty articles - Travel. Second Place: Specialty articles – Advertorials; Speech. Third Place: Personality profile - More than 500 words; Personality profile - 500 words or fewer.

Marge Swayne, Prospect – First Place: Specialty articles – Advertorials. Second Place: Specialty articles – Fashion; Single photograph - News or feature photo; Specialty articles - Agriculture, Agribusiness, Aquaculture; Columns – Humorous. Third Place: Specialty articles - Physical health, fitness, mental health, self-help; Specialty articles – Reviews; Specialty articles – Food; Feature story - Print-ibased newspaper;  Specialty articles - Social issues. Honorable Mention: Single photograph - News or feature photo; Specialty articles – History; Columns - Personal Opinion.

Joan Tupponce, Glen Allen – Second Place: Personality profile - More than 500 words; Personality profile - More than 500 words; Feature story - Magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper print publication. Third Place: Specialty articles - Arts and entertainment. Honorable Mention: Feature story - Magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper print publication.

Marty van Duyne, Falmouth – First Place: Photo essay; Single photograph - News or feature photo; Feature story - Online publication. Second Place: Specialty articles - Government or politics; Single photograph - Sports photo; Specialty articles – Sports; Photo essay. Third Place: Photo essay; Single photograph - News or feature photo; Specialty articles – Sports; Single photograph - General photo. Honorable Mention: Photo essay; Specialty articles - Physical health, fitness, mental health, self-help.

Linda White, Fredericksburg – First Place: Novels for adult readers.

Elizabeth Wooding, Palmyra – Second Place: Newsletters - Nonprofit, government, or educational. Third Place: Newsletters - Nonprofit, government, or educational.

Gwen Woolf, Fredericksburg – Second Place: Specialty articles - Arts and entertainment. Honorable Mention: Specialty articles - Arts and entertainment.

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