Photo / Video Contest finalists are named


SNPA has announced the finalists in this year's Photo / Video Contest.

Two sets of awards will be announced at the News Industry Summit in Nashville:

  • Awards from our official judges (consisting of newspaper photographers and editors)
  • Awards voted on by SNPA members and their readers in the Readers' Choice category.

Photos submitted by the following photographers have placed in the top three in one (or more) of the four contest categories (spot news, sports, features or videos) – in either the judges' or Readers' Choice categories.

Finalists are:

  • John Ballance, The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Rick Barbero, Beckley Newspapers, Beckley, W.Va.
  • Nigel Cook, Daytona Beach News-Journal, Daytona Beach, Fla.
  • Rich Cooley, Northern Virginia Daily, Strasburg, Va.
  • Kevin M. Cox, The Galveston County Daily News, Galveston, Texas
  • Aileen Devlin, Daily Press, Newport News, Va.
  • Keith Domke, New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, New Braunfels, Texas
  • Jenny Harnish, Beckley Newspapers, Beckley, W.Va.
  • Matthew Hinton, The New Orleans Advocate, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Tim Money, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Dave Morris, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Robin Rudd, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Greg Singleton, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Cindy Skop, The Villages Daily Sun, The Villages, Fla.

  • In addition, a number of additional entries will be recognized with Honorable Mentions.

    The winners will be announced during the News Industry Summit, Oct. 10-12 in Nashville.  The specific date/time for the awards will be announced soon.

    The winners of the Photo / Video Awards, together with the photos and judges' comments, will be posted on the SNPA website following the announcement in Nashville.


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