Michael M. SantiagoPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Xavier MascareñasTreasure Coast Newspapers
This category was dominated by your typical July stories- fairs, rodeos, parades, etc. Meanwhile, there was good work covering unrest, tragedies and environmental issues.
Judges: Nick Cote/University of Colorado-Boulder, Ross Taylor/Univserity of Colorado-Boulder, CU Boulder photojournalism class