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Charlottesville Tomorrow received 28 awards at this year’s Virginia Press Association News & Advertising Contest including three Best in Show Awards and the overall Sweepstakes Award in the online division category.

The Virginia Press Association announced its 2020 award winners during a weeklong virtual celebration last week. The major awards of Best in Show and Sweepstakes were broadcast live on Thursday.

Charlottesville Tomorrow’s Award Winners:

Best in Show Awards – Online Division

Online Digital – Jordy Yager, Sahara Clemons, Lorenzo Dickerson
Determined: Stories of resilience in a broken ecosystem

Graphics, illustration and art – Sahara Clemons
Determined: Stories of resilience in a broken ecosystem

Photography – Mike Kropf
In second consecutive day of protests, Charlottesville calls for systemic change

 

First Place Awards – Online Division:

Multimedia Report – Jordy Yager, Sahara Clemons, Lorenzo Dickerson
Determined: Stories of resilience in a broken ecosystem

Illustrations – Sahara Clemons
Determined: Stories of resilience in a broken ecosystem

Feature Photo –  Mike Kropf
Bob Good

General News Photo – Mike Kropf
Congressional candidate Bob Good features House Whip Scalise at Madison County rally

Pictorial Photo – Mike Kropf
Breonna Taylor march in Charlottesville

Feature Series or Continuing Story – Kate Hidalgo Bellows
Lifeline: Nurses, doctors and staff at local hospitals prepare for COVID-19 long haul

General News Writing – Jessie Higgins
A hidden crisis: Charlottesville’s immigrant Latino families are not making ends meet

Health- Science and Environmental Writing – Charlotte Rene Woods

 

Second Place Awards – Online Division:

Illustrations – Mike Kropf
How Virginia’s largest congressional district could flip this year

General News Photo – Mike Kropf
Books on Bikes

Personality or Portrait Photo – Mike Kropf
A hidden crisis

Pictorial Photo – Charlotte Rene Woods
Monumental Justice

Picture Story or Essay – Derrick J. Waller
Charlottesville Skate Park

Feature Story Writing (excluding Obituaries) – Jessie Higgins
Man who says he was wrongfully convicted of murder freed after 24 years in prison

Feature Profile Writing (including News Obituaries) – Charlotte Rene Woods
Cameron Webb

Government Writing – Charlotte Rene Woods

In-depth or Investigative Reporting – Jessie Higgins
FOIA violation


Third Place Awards – Online Division:

Video – Mike Kropf
How Virginia’s largest congressional district could flip this year

Personality or Portrait Photo – Mike Kropf
Matt Haas

Pictorial Photo – Mike Kropf
Confederacy burning

Picture Story or Essay – Mike Kropf
Charlottesville church hosting weekly COVID-19 testing

Breaking News Writing – Charlotte Rene Woods, Billy Jean Louis
In wake of George Floyd killing in Minnesota, Charlottesville protesters decry police brutality

Feature Profile Writing (including News Obituaries) – Charlotte Rene Woods
Bob Good

Government Writing – Charlotte Rene Woods, Jessie Higgins