Rodrigo AbdThe Associated Press
Lori Van BurenTimes Union
Amanda MorrisonWatertown Daily Times
Our top pick here was coverage of the Cuban peoples emotional reaction to the loss of their leader Fidel Castro. Second place was a series on a home fire. Third was a car caught in a snowbank during a storm. The Cuban image series would have won all three spots had they been entered individually.
Judges: David Royal/Monterey County Weekly, Nic Coury/Monterey County Weekly, Vernon McKnight/Freelance