2019 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Use of Information Graphics and Graphic Illustrations ( Over 7,000,3,001 to 7,000,1,501 to 3,000,1,001 - 1,500,Under 1,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Wadena Pioneer Journal
    Entry Title: Brain aneurysm graphic
    Entry Credit: Sara Slaby, Michael Johnson
    Judge Comment: This was magnificent, absolutely one of the finest graphics I've ever seen. Its use truly added to the article. Kudos!
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Moose Lake - Star-Gazette
    Entry Title: Arts in local schools
    Entry Credit: Alycia Vander Vegt
    Judge Comment: This category was very difficult to judge due to the fine quality of work, but this was particularly well done.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Jackson County Pilot
    Entry Title: 26 County Farmland Prices
    Entry Credit: Justin Lessman
    Judge Comment: Your graphic was completely explanatory and added to the article in just the way it should. Excellent work!
  • Competition Comment: Minnesota newspapers re alive and lively! An excellent use of infographics was displayed in these entries, the majority of which were stellar. Stay warn this winter and continue your tradition of journalistic excellence.