Grand Prize in Photo Contest goes to Melanie Bell 9/24/19

Melanie Bell of The Palm Beach Daily News, Palm Beach, Fla., has been awarded GRAND PRIZE honors (as well as first-place in the features category) in SNPA's annual Photo / Video Contest.

The photo shows two women reaching across the aisle to join hands during a prayer at an anti-gun concert.

First place in other contest categories went to Ana Ramirez, Austin American-Statesman, for best video; Tommy Metthe, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, for best spot news photo; and Scott Rogers, The Times, Gainesville, Ga., for best sports photo.

Read the full story for a complete of winners, judges' comments and some general advice from contest judges.

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Aileen Devlin of Newport News win Grand Prize in Photo Contest 10/12/18

Aileen Devlin of the Daily Press in Newport News, Va., was awarded GRAND PRIZE honors (as well as first-place in the spot news category) in SNPA's annual Photo / Video Contest.

Awards were announced at the SNPA News Industry Summit in Nashville. Read this story to see the winning photos and videos.

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Ian Maule of Tulsa earns Grand Prize in Photo Contest 9/12/17

Ian Maule of the Tulsa World was awarded GRAND PRIZE honors this morning (as well as first-place in the spot news category) in SNPA's annual Photo / Video Contest.

Awards were announced at the SNPA-Inland Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Read this story to see the winning photos and videos.

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Stephen Thornton of Little Rock earns Grand Prize in Photo Contest 9/15/16

For a second year in a row, Stephen B. Thornton of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock) was awarded GRAND PRIZE honors in SNPA's annual Photo / Video Contest.

Awards were announced at the News Industry Summit on Thursday, Sept. 15. Read this story to see the winning photos and videos.

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Stephen Thornton of Little Rock awarded Grand Prize in SNPA's Photo / Video Contest 10/7/15

Stephen B. Thornton of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock) was awarded GRAND PRIZE honors in SNPA's annual Photo / Video Contest.

Awards were announced at the News Industry Summit this year in two categories: Members' Choice Awards (voted on by SNPA members) and Judges' Awards (judges were selected by The Associated Press).

Click on the word MORE (below) for a complete list of Photo/Video Contest awards, to read judge's comments and to extend your congratulations to our winners!

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