Courtney PedrozaThe Leaf-Chronicle
Andrew NellesThe Tennessean
Carter Eugene AdamsKent Wired
First place was a clear winner showing emotion and a good sense of place. Second drew interest with the contrast of the cruise ship and a search and rescue mission. Third had a more news approach to it with the photographer closely embedded within the crowd.
Judges: Randy Piland/Elon University, Scott Muthersbaugh/Freelance, Andrew Krech/Freelance, Abby Gibbs/Elon News Network, Jessica Rapfogel/Elon News Network