Better Newspaper Contest

2014 Award Winners

Hoosier State Press Association - The Indiana Publisher - Better Newspaper Contest

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Page 55 Best Feature Photo/Category 19 First place Band Chet Strange The Republic (Columbus) Comments: Different perspective makes for an interesting image of an everyday assignment. Nice job. Second place Fire breather Chet Strange The Republic (Columbus) Comments: Moment and light makes for an engaging photo. Third place Drag Jordan Kartholl The Star Press (Muncie) Comments: Nice light and moment captured. Makes me want to know more about who this is. Nice job. Best Multiple Picture Group/Category 20 First place Fatal Jordan Kartholl The Star Press (Muncie) Comments: A fantastic example of brilliantly composed photos that tell a story and convey strong emotion. An easy choice for No. 1. Second place Fire Jeremy Hogan The Herald-Times (Bloomington) Comments: It's one thing to get good action shots from breaking news such as this. It's quite another to capture the emotion from the scene and how it affects all the people involved. Third place Re-enactment Chet Strange The Republic (Columbus) Comments: Mostly impressed with the edit that goes beyond the actual re-enactment and goes behind the scenes. The image from the swing set was hilarious and well-done. Best Still Photo Story with Audio or Video Story/Category 21 First place Rachel DiGregorio Chris Howell The Herald-Times (Bloomington) Comments: Great job getting access. Great story. Good job mixing video and images. Second place The flying unicyclist Kelly Lafferty Kokomo Tribune Comments: Great job, stands out in the category. Third place A team bond that had no color Ryan Dorgan The Elkhart Truth Comments: Engaging story told well. Division 5 Katherine Wooten collapses seconds after her son, 3-year-old Clayton Carnes, died in a house fire. Fire- fighters were able to quickly contain what was described as a sudden and intense fire that consumed the one-story structure. Wooten, a man who was also in the home and a 14-month old child were able to escape the home with non-serious injuries. The 2014 Invitational Orchestra conducted by Eric Jarboe performs during the String Orchestra Invita- tional at the Commons in Columbus.

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