2019 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Press Photographers Portfolio ( 10,000 and Over,Under 10,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Brainerd Dispatch
    Entry Title: Steve Kohls' portfolio
    Entry Credit: Steve Kohls
    Judge Comment: Really solid body of work. Great mix of features, sports features and spot news. It was really a joy to scroll through.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Rochester - Post-Bulletin
    Entry Title: Joe Ahlquist's Portfolio
    Entry Credit: Joe Ahlquist
    Judge Comment: A nice, well rounded portfolio. The portraits in portfolio really stand out from those in other portfolios. Great work.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Albert Lea Tribune
    Entry Title: Colleen Harrison press photographer's portfolio
    Entry Credit: Colleen Harrison
    Judge Comment: Nice work. The portrait personality of the child with autism is something special. Lovely body of work.
  • Competition Comment: This was really tough to judge. There were a lot of solid portfolios. Only one really rose to the top but deciding between second and third place was extremely tough. All three photographers selected are exceptionally talented in a pool of very talented photographers.