Peter PereiraThe Standard-Times
Sarah GordonThe Day
Michael G. SeamansMorning Sentinel
Judges: Jenna Watson/The Indianapolis Star, Robert Scheer/The Indianapolis Star, Grace Hollars/The Indianapolis Star, Joe Tamborello/The Indianapolis Star
Many stories contained duplicate images, where one should have been eliminated. Editing can make or break a story or essay. Other entries in the categories made nice feature or news photo sets, but lacked a narrative. In first place, photographer clearly worked the day well, made an effort in editing down and crafting narrative arc. In second place, the sports story is a nice concise look at this team, photog earned some nice moments.