2019 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Use of Photography as a Whole ( 10,000 and Over)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Rochester - Post-Bulletin
    Entry Title: Post Bulletin
    Entry Credit: Post Bulletin staff
    Judge Comment: Judge felt that Rochester had the most consistent, creative, storytelling photography to complement and accompany reporting. Photo play in layouts was strong throughout.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Duluth News Tribune
    Entry Title: Use of Photography as a Whole
    Entry Credit: Duluth News Tribune Photography staff
    Judge Comment: Strong photojournalism throughout and photographer(s) made some especially nice moments considering
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: St. Cloud Times
    Entry Title: St. Cloud Times
    Entry Credit: St. Cloud Times
    Judge Comment: There were some strong eye-catching photos on the section covers for St. Cloud, but judge wished there'd been more consistent use inside.
  • Competition Comment: Lots of nice work here, this category was tricky to judge. I took into account aesthetic, technical quality and moment in each image. I also looked at overall usage of photos by the paper in relation to layout and stories.