Matt BurkharttThe Greenville News
Andrew J. WhitakerThe Post and Courier
Angela WilhelmAsheville Citizen Times
John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal, Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal, Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal
Emotional moments elevated each the eventual winners in this category. First place was recognized for its immediacy and sense of place. In the second place winner, the subject’s grief was real and tangible as well. Third place is also an authentic moment, enhanced by the presence of a consoling hand.