NPPA: The Voice of Visual Journalists

Monthly News Clip Contest

1st Place Feature/Multiple Picture: “Trail away from abuse”
Ken Ruinard/Anderson Independent-Mail, S.C.
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Physical and mental abuse of a home she thought she would never be able to leave behind her, an unidentified woman talks with a tear about the relief of safety at the Safe Harbor shelter home for women and children.

Judges’ comments for the category

2nd Place - This package holds together well, edited well with little repetition. Although we think the last image in the package is strong, we do wonder what happened to the detail in the children. 3rd Place - Good diversity of shots out of a standard concert event.

J. Scott Applewhite, Jacquelyn Martin, Pablo Martinez Monsivais, (all staff photographers with The Associated Press, in Washington, D.C.)

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R6 regional point tally

(year to date; the top 10 places are shown, plus ties)

James Weber/Commercial Appeal
Lexey Swall/Self employed
Greg Kahn/Greg Kahn Photography
Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle
David Albers/The Naples Daily News
Larry McCormack/The Tennessean
Ken Ruinard/Anderson Independent-Mail
Gerry Melendez/The State
Mike Brown/The Commercial Appeal
Chip Litherland/Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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