NPPA: The Voice of Visual Journalists

Monthly News Clip Contest

3rd Place Spot News: “Structure Fire”
Kathleen Duncan/Utica Observer-Dispatch

Firefighters spray water into a structure fire on Jewett Place early Thursday, October 20, 2011, in Utica, NY. The building was a complete loss.

Judges’ comments for the category

First place was clear winner. Essence of spot news coverage. Photographer's reaction was perfect to capture this image. Second place showed great enterprise photo searching while covering a spot news event. Great work all around.

Amarillo Globe-News photographers Michael Schumacher, Roberto Rodriguez, Michael Norris and Joe Gamm.

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R2 regional point tally

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

702
Tyler Anderson
614
Steven Russell/The Toronto Star
544
John Moran/Karsten Moran Creative
524
Jason McKibben/The Post Star
494
Bernard Brault/La Presse
482
Peter Barber/The Daily Gazette
432
Justin Sorensen/Watertown Daily Times
394
Philip Kamrass/Times Union
362
Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News
322
Jason Hunter

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