2022 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Category X - Public Health Policy ( 10,001 and Over Multi-Day,5,001 - 10,000 Multi-Day,Under 5,000 Multi-Day) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Rochester - Post Bulletin
    Entry Title: Vaccine mandates
    Entry Credit: Nora Eckert, Matthew Stolle, Jordan Shearer, Jeff Kiger, Joe Ahlquist
    Judge Comment: Great variety overall in story choices and interesting details related to the pandemic. Great staff effort.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Mankato - The Free Press
    Entry Title: COVID public health coverage Mankato Free Press
    Entry Credit: Brian Arola, Jordan Smith
    Judge Comment: The Free Press reported on a variety of stories that helped readers understand what was happening. Heartbreaking. Informative.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Duluth News Tribune
    Entry Title: COVID-19 in the Northland
    Entry Credit: Laura Butterbrodt
    Judge Comment: Good features that got behind the curtains, so to speak.
  • Competition Comment: Good material overall.