Hayne Palmour IVSan Diego Union-Tribune
Mindy SchauerThe Orange County Register
Katharine LotzeSanta Clarita Valley Signal
Judges: Martin Smith-Rodden, Ph.D./Ball State University, Thomas A. Price/Ball State University, Ryan Sparrow/Ball State University
Lots of good "assignment photojournalism" here. While the category didn't have a huge amount of entries, those that were entered indicated photographers who "worked" their situations. Good to see!