Kareem ElgazzarThe Cincinnati Enquirer
Nic AntayaThe Herald
A clear first to the story of the county commissioner's daily struggle just to get ready to go into work. Second went to the Mud Family showing a good variety of shots on a different, fun story. The judges felt the other entries needed tighter edits where too many pictures where included or there needed to be a better cohesive connection of the pictures included.
Judges: Randy Piland/Elon University, Scott Muthersbaugh/Freelance, Andrew Krech/Freelance, Abby Gibbs/Elon News Network, Jessica Rapfogel/Elon News Network