Pictures of the Year Winners Announced Today

By: E&P Staff Winners of the prestigious 62nd annual Pictures of the Year International Competition sponsored by Missouri School of Journalism were announced today, with Michael Macor of the San Francisco Chronicle taking the Newspaper Photographer of the Year award. David Joles of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel was runner-up.

For best overall use of photography, The Palm Beach Post beat out much bigger papers in the over-100,000 circulation class, with The Albuquerque Tribune taking the under-100,000 crown.

The Angus McDougall Overall Excellence in Editing Award for Newspapers went to the Los Angeles Times. David Swanson captured the Multi-Media Story and Essay prize for his Iraq-based "Echoes of War" (which was covered extensively by E&P).

Among other first prize newspaper winners:

General Division/Science/Natural History
Jahi Chikwendiu, The Washington Post, "Nature's Wrath"

General Division/Sports Action
Chris Tyree, The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va., "The Boxer"

General Division/ Sports Feature
Cindy M. Brown, The Union Sentinel, "Close, But No Cigar"

General Division/Sports Picture Story, Sequence, or Series
Damon Winter, Los Angeles Times, "Olympic Legacy"

General Division/Olympics Picture Story, Sequence or Series
Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune, "The Summer Games"

General Division/Sports Portfolio
Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune

General Division/Campaign 2004
Melina Mara, The Washington Post, "Door to Door"

Newspaper Division/General News Reporting
David Swanson, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Newspaper Division/News Picture Story
Andrea Bruce Woodall, The Washington Post

Newspaper Division/Issue-Reporting Picture Story
Michael Robinson-Chavez, The Washington Post, "Monument to Failure"

Newspaper Division/Feature Picture Story
Jim Gehrz, Star Tribune in Minneapolis, "Back From Iraq"

Best Use of Photography/ Newspapers: Circulation Under 100,000
The Albuquerque Tribune

Best Use of Photography / Newspapers: Circulation Over 100,000
The Palm Beach Post

Editing Division/Newspaper Single-Page News Story
The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va., "Horror in Iraq"

Editing Division/Newspaper Single-Page Feature Story
Janet Reeves, Rocky Mountain News in Denver, "It's a Dog's World After All"

Editing Division/Newspaper Multiple-Page News Story
Mark Edelson, Pete Cross, John L. Lopinot, Jennifer Podis, and Loren Hosack, The Palm Beach Post, "Picking Up The Pieces"

Editing Division/Newspaper Multiple-Page Feature Story
Dean Krakel, Rocky Mountain News in Denver, "Father's Days"

Editing Division/Newspaper Series
Mark Edelson and Jennifer Podis, The Palm Beach Post, "Beneath the Olympic Flame, 202 Nations Become One"

Editing Division/Newspaper Special Section
Dan DeLong, John Dickson, Kurt Schlosser and Celeste Bernard, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, "A Time To Live"

Editing Division/Newspaper Picture Editing Portfolio: Circulation Under 100,000
Lloyd Young and Molly Bartels, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

Editing Division/Newspaper Picture-Editing Portfolio: Circulation Over 100,000
Los Angeles Times

Best Use of Multimedia/Interactive Publication: Large Media
The New York Times Digital, "Photography on 2004"


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