Charlottesville Tomorrow won the news sweepstakes for Best Online Publication in Virginia during Saturday evening’s annual Virginia Press Association News & Advertising Conference.

Charlottesville Tomorrow received a total of 20 VPA awards for our in-depth community news.  The recognition includes ten first place awards, seven of which were for news writing.  We are honored to have this recognition and we want to thank you, our readers and supporters, for giving us this opportunity to work in this way to create a better community in Charlottesville-Albemarle.

2017 Virginia Press Association Awards – Charlottesville Tomorrow



Feature Story Writing – Sean Tubbs
(Article – Artwork, music FLOW at Rivanna River Festival)

Business and Financial Writing – Josh Mandell

Education Writing – Talia Wiener

Government Writing – Tim Dodson

Health, Science and Environmental Writing – Kayli Wren

Multimedia News Report – Kayli Wren
(Article – New mural painted by community enriches Crozet’s Starr Hill Brewery building)

General News Writing – Award shared by Sean Tubbs, Brian Wheeler, Tim Dodson, Kayli Wren, & Julie Zink (Topic – Charlottesville City Council Elections)

Online Slideshow or Gallery – Kayli Wren
(Slideshow – A tour of Charlottesville’s many murals)

Pictorial Photo – Talia Wiener
(Photo – Penelope Palm plays with magnetic blocks at the light table)

General News Photo – Talia Wiener
(Photo – World Peace Game camp teaches collaboration, lessons for the future)


Feature Writing Portfolio – Josh Mandell

Feature Story Writing – Julie Zink
(Article – UVA student brings ancient Inca designs to Charlottesville and beyond)

Feature Photo – Josh Mandell
(Photo – International Mud Day)


Breaking News Writing – Sean Tubbs
(Article – Charlottesville Planning Commission meeting ended by protesters)

General News Writing – Sean Tubbs, Tim Dodson
(Article – Hold your Horses: Lawsuit filed to stop sale of beloved racetrack)

Feature Series or Continuing Story – Tim Dodson
(Article – Residents bracing for growth in Albemarle’s Southern Urban Area)

Government Writing – Kayli Wren

Education Writing – Kayli Wren

Pictorial Photo – Josh Mandell
(Photo – Monticello High School’s “In the Heights”)

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