Michael M. SantiagoPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Algerina PernaBaltimore Sun Media Group
This was a weak category overall. Both stories that place could benefit tighter edits, especially first place. Both had nice single images, but first placed offered a better variety and more emotional, intimate photos.
Judges: Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer, Meg Vogel/The Cincinnati Enquirer