Jim WeberThe Commercial Appeal
Larry McCormackThe Tennessean
Lacy AtkinsThe Tennessean
First--The news value lifted this package to the top. Second--Compelling emotion at the crime scene. Third--The composition with the deputies' faces being obscured drawing even more attention to the suspect making the image compelling.
Judges: Caroline E. Couig/Independent, Bradley E. Clift/Independent, Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant