2018 APSE CONTEST FINAL RESULTS — WRITING AND MULTIMEDIA

UNDER-30,000

BEAT WRITING
TOP 10
Erik Bacharach, Daily News Journal
Erik Bacharach, Opelika-Auburn News
John Bohnenkamp, The Hawk Eye
Travis Hines, Ames Tribune
Dylan Montz, Ames Tribune
Justin Pelletier, Sun Journal
Joel Reichenberger, Steamboat Pilot & Today
Brad Elliott Schlossman, Grand Forks Herald
Eric Shultz, The Citizens’ Voice
Josh Vitale, Opelika-Auburn News

BREAKING NEWS
TOP 10
Brian Achatz, Pensacola News Journal
Mike DeFabo, The Anderson Herald Bulletin
Brad Elliott Schlossman, Grand Forks Herald
Cecil Hurt, Tuscaloosa News
Shannon Marvel, American News
Sarah Rafique, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Matt L. Stephens and Kelly Lyell, Fort Collins Coloradoan
Brett Vito, Denton Record-Chronicle
Eric Wallace, Pensacola News Journal
Marc Weiszer, Athens Banner-Herald

COLUMNS
TOP 10
John Bednarowski, Marietta Daily Journal
Drew Bonifant, Kennebec Journal
Mike DeFabo, Anderson Herald
Travis Hines, Ames Tribune
Tim Fitzgerald, GoPowercat.com
Brandon Foster, Casper Star-Tribune
Tom Miller, Grand Forks Herald
Scott Petrak, The Chronicle-Telegram
Matt L. Stephens, Fort Collins Coloradoan
Nicholas Talbot, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

EXPLANATORY
TOP 10
Erik Bacharach, Daily News Journal
Matt Bufano, The Citizens’ Voice
Robert Gagliardi, Laramie Boomerang
Steve Gamel, Denton Record-Chronicle
Mike Graham, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Ian Murphy, Ames Tribune
Alex Resnak, Cherokee Tribune
Jim Seimas, Santa Cruz Sentinel
Marc Weiszer, Athens Banner-Herald
Nubyjas Wilborn, Marietta Daily Journal

FEATURES
TOP 10
Erik Bacharach, Daily News Journal
Nathan Baird, Journal & Courier
Ron Counts, Daily Progress
Tim Fitzgerald, GoPowercat.com
Jeremiah Johnke, Wyoming Tribune Eagle
Ben Jones, Tuscaloosa News
Bret McCormick, The Herald (Rock Hill, SC)
Andrew Ramspacher, Daily Progress
Mitch Rupert, WIlliamsport Sun-Gazette
Luke Thompson, Yakima Herald-Republic

GAME STORY
TOP 10
John Bohnenkamp, The Burlington (Iowa) Hawk Eye
Kyle Dawson, Aiken Standard
Brandon Foster, Casper Star-Tribune
Mike Graham, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Jane Allison Havsy, Parsippany Daily Record
Wil Kramlich, Lewiston Sun Journal
Joel Reichenberger, Steamboat Springs (Colo.) Steamboat Pilot & Today
Chandler Rome, The Anniston Star
Brad Elliott Schlossman, Grand Forks Herald
Danny Schmidt, Marin Independent Journal

LONG VIDEO
TOP 3
Mike Foster, Wilmington StarNews
Bret McCormick, The Herald (Rock Hill, SC)
Brad Tollefson, Carlos Silva, Nicholas Talbot, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

MULTIMEDIA
TOP 5

Robert Gagliardi, Laramie Boomerang
Owen Hassell, Wilmington StarNews
Bret McCormick, Garrison Gist and Joe Koon, The Herald (Rock Hill, SC)
Staff, Sun Journal
Tommy Deas, Molly Catherine Walsh, Tuscaloosa News

PROJECTS
TOP 10
Tommy Deas, Joey Chandler, Molly Catherine Wash, Drew Taylor and Drew Hill, The Tuscaloosa News
Brandon Foster, Casper Star-Tribune
Joseph Hoyt, Ames Tribune
Julie Jag, Santa Cruz Sentinel
Bret McCormick ,The Herald (Rock Hill, SC)
Brian Mull and Dan Spears, Wilmington StarNews
Justin Pelletier, Nathan Fournier, Ron Morin, Sun Journal
Matt Tait and Tom Keegan, Lawrence Journal-World
Brad Tollefson, Carlos Silva, Nicholas Talbot, Bryan Navarette and Mike Graham, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Brett Vito, Denton Record-Chronicle

SHORT VIDEO
TOP 5
Autumn Allison and Colton Pouncy, Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
Scott Chancey, Morning News
Bret McCormick and Joe Koon, The Herald (Rock Hill, SC)
Jason Munz, Hattiesburg American
Daryn Slover, Sun Journal

30,000-75,000

BEAT WRITING
TOP 10
Mark Emmert, Des Moines Register
Eric Hansen, South Bend Tribune
Aaron Kasinitz, Patriot-News/PennLive.com
Michael Lycklama, Idaho Statesman
Tom Orsborn, San Antonio Express-News
Will Sammon, Clarion-Ledger
Jennifer Smith, Lexington Herald-Leader
Cody Stavenhagen, Tulsa World
Ryan Thorburn, The Register Guard
Ryan Wood, Green Bay Press-Gazette

BREAKING NEWS
TOP 10
John Beauge, Patriot-News/PennLive.com
Brent Briggeman, The Gazette (Colo. Springs)
Tyler Cleveland, Clarion-Ledger
Pete Dougherty, Albany Times-Union
Mark Giannotto, Commercial Appeal
Steve Hanlon, Times of Northwest Indiana
Antonio Morales, Clarion-Ledger
Tony Paul, Detroit News
Will Sammon, Clarion-Ledger
David Teel, Daily Press, Hampton Roads

COLUMNS
TOP 10
John Blanchette, Spokane Spokesman-Review
Geoff Calkins, Memphis Commercial Appeal
Guerin Emig, Tulsa World
Mike Finger, San Antonio Express-News
Hugh Kellenberger, Jackson Clarion-Ledger
Aaron McFarling, Roanoke Times
Austin Meek, Eugene (Ore.) Register-Guard
Tom Noie, South Bend Tribune
David Ramsey, The Gazette (Colo. Springs)
Mark Story, Lexington Herald-Leader

EXPLANATORY
TOP 10
Mark Berman, Roanoke Times
Eric Hansen, South Bend Tribune
Aaron Ferguson, Peoria Journal Star
Michael Lycklama, Idaho Statesman
Dave Reynolds, Peoria Journal Star
Seth Soffian, News-Press
Cody Stavenhagen, Tulsa World
David Teel, Daily Press, Hampton Roads
Mike Vorel, South Bend Tribune
Ryan Wood, Green Bay Press-Gazette

FEATURES
TOP 10
Robert Anderson, Roanoke Times
David Dorsey, News-Press
Mark Emmert, Des Moines Register
Mark Giannotto, Commercial Appeal
Andrew John, The Desert Sun
Brian Linder, The Patriot-News/PennLive.com
Godwin Kelly, Daytona Beach News Journal
Joey LoMonaco, Free Lance-Star
Shad Powers, The Desert Sun
Mike Vorel, South Bend Tribune
Cyd Zeigler, OutSports

LONG VIDEO
TOP 5
Brent Axe, Lauren Long, Christa Lemczak, Ellen Blalock, Syracuse Media Group
Albert Cesare, Montgomery Advertiser
Justin Sellers, Clarion-Ledger
Rodney White, Des Moines Register
Dan Zampogna, Dave Jones, Salim Makhlouf, Patriot News/PennLive.com

MULTIMEDIA
TOP 5

Lincoln Journal Star staff, Journal Star
Tony Paul, Adam Graham, Detroit News
Joe Sirera, News & Record
Caitlyn Stroh, Alex Slitz, Jay Pilgreen, Matt Goins, Lexington Herald-Leader
Brant Wilkerson-New, News & Record

PROJECTS
TOP 10
Mark Giannotto, Memphis Commercial Appeal
Ken Willis, Godwin Kelly, Daytona Beach News-Journal
Guerin Emig, Tulsa World
Greg Luca, McAllen (Texas) Monitor
Staff, The Canton Repository
Andrew John, Larry Bohannan, The Desert Sun
Dan Fleser, Knoxville News Sentinel
Mark Story, Josh Moore, Lexington Herald-Leader
Adam Zuvanich, Express-News
Frank Scandale, Mike Zacchio, Nancy Haggerty, Stephen Haynes, The Journal News

SHORT VIDEO
TOP 5
Alex Hawley, Adam Scigliano, Spencer Wardwell, Cyd Zeigler, OutSports
Salim Makhlouf, Brian Linder, Patriot News/PennLive.com
Chris Pietsch, The Register Guard
Michael Zamora, Des Moines Register
Anthony Zilis, The News-Gazette

75,000-175,000

BEAT WRITING
TOP 10
Zach Buchanan, Cincinnati Enquirer
Andrew Carter, News & Observer
Michael Cohen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Brett Dawson, The Oklahoman
Ross Dellenger, The Advocate
Andrew Greif, The Oregonian/OregonLive
Mike Harrington, The Buffalo News
Ryan O’Halloran, Florida Times-Union
Brooke Pryor, The Oklahoman
Jay Skurski, The Buffalo News

BREAKING NEWS
TOP 10
Brett Dawson and Erik Horne, The Oklahoman
Craig Harris, Arizona Republic
Jon Heyman, FanRag Sports
Luke Johnson, The Advocate
Dan Kane, The News & Observer
Tod Leonard, San Diego Union-Tribune
Sam McKewon, Omaha World-Herald
Stephen J. Nesbitt and Steph Chambers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Mike Organ, The Tennessean
Michael Phillips and Paul Woody, Richmond Times-Dispatch

COLUMNS
TOP 10
Gary D’Amato, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Matt Calkins, The Seattle Times
John Canzano, The Oregonian/OregonLive
Gregg Doyel, Indianpolis Star
Barry Jacobs, The News & Observer
Bryce Miller, San Diego Union-Tribune
Greg Moore, Arizona Republic
Joe Rexrode, The Tennessean
Tim Sullivan, Louisville Courier Journal
Berry Tramel, The Oklahoman

EXPLANATORY
TOP 10
Dave Ammenheuser, The Tennessean
Geoff Baker and Hal Bernton, Seattle Times
Rick Cantu, Austin American-Statesman
Michael Cohen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Andrew Greif, The Oregonian/OregonLive
Bryce Miller, San Diego Union-Tribune
Kyle Neddenriep, Indianapolis Star
Tim Sullivan, Louisville Courier Journal
Jon Wilner, San Jose Mercury News/Bay Area News Group

FEATURES
TOP 10
Gary D’Amato, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Evan Bland, Omaha World-Herald
Jenni Carlson. The Oklahoman
Dirk Chatelain, Omaha World-Herald
Ross Dellenger, The Advocate
David Hall, Virginian-Pilot
Chris Heady, Omaha World-Herald
Jayson Jenks, The Seattle Times
Ed Miller, Virginian-Pilot
Tim Sullivan, Louisville Courier Journal

LONG VIDEO
TOP 5
Courtney Cronin, San Jose Mercury News/Bay Area News Group
Adam Kemp, Tim Money, The Oklahoman
James P. McCoy, The Buffalo News
Mike Nyerges, Cincinnati Enquirer
Clark Wade, Indianapolis Star

MULTIMEDIA
TOP 5

Elizabeth Bloom, Andrew Rush and Zack Tanner, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Christopher Kamrani, Christopher Cherrington, Kevin Winters Morriss, The Salt Lake Tribune
Sean Quinton, Evan Webeck, Thomas Wilburn, The Seattle Times
Staff, Louisville Courier Journal
Staff, The Seattle Times

PROJECTS
TOP 6
Dirk Chatelain, Omaha World-Herald
Gary D’Amato, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Ross Dellenger, David Ching and Luke Johnson, The Advocate
Bryce Miller, San Diego Union-Tribune
Staff, Indianapolis Star
Staff, The Tennessean

SHORT VIDEO
TOP 5
Jenni Carlson, Dave Morris, Greg Singleton, Todd Fraser, Tim Money, The Oklahoman
Mark Henle, Arizona Republic
Shelby Lum, Richmond Times-Dispatch
Staff, Louisville Courier Journal
Robert Willett, The News & Observer

 

OVER-175,000 

BEAT WRITING
TOP 10
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
Karen Crouse, The New York Times
Chuck Culpepper, The Washington Post
Anthony Fenech, Detroit Free Press
Adam Himmelsbach, The Boston Globe
Adam Kilgore, The Washington Post
Andy McCullough, Los Angeles Times
Jeff Passan, Yahoo!Sports
Pete Thamel, Yahoo!Sports
Scott Miller, Bleacher Report

BREAKING NEWS
TOP 10
Jim Baumbach, Laura Blasey, Nicole Fuller, Chau Lam, Gregg Sarra, Newsday
David Barron, Houston Chronicle
Marc Carig, Newsday
Liz Clarke and Abby Phillip, The Washington Post
Liz Clarke, John Woodrow Cox,  Mike Jones and Master Tesfatsion, The Washington Post
Jim Baumbach and Robert Brodsky, Newsday
Bob Nightengale, USA Today
Martin Rogers, USA Today
Rick O’Brien, Justine McDaniel, Aaron Carter, Philadelphia Inquirer
Rebecca R. Ruiz and Tariq Panja, The New York Times

COLUMNS
TOP 10
Christine Brennan, USA Today
Jerry Brewer, The Washington Post
Greg Cote, Miami Herald
Martin Fennelly, Tampa Bay Times
Vahe Gregorian, Kansas City Star
Dave Hyde, South Florida Sun Sentinel
David Lennon, Newsday
Ian O’Connor, ESPN
Bill Plaschke, The Los Angeles Times
Mike Sielski, Philadelphia Inquirer

EXPLANATORY
TOP 10
Michael Florek, Dallas Morning News
Tom Haberstroh, Bleacher Report
Will Hobson and Steven Rich, The Washington Post
Andy McCullough, The Los Angeles Times
John Meyer, The Denver Post
Jeff Passan, Yahoo!Sports
Mary Pilon, Bleacher Report
Rainer Sabin, al.com
Seth Wickersham, Don Van Natta, ESPN
Brian Windhorst, ESPN

FEATURES
TOP 10
Eric Adelson, Yahoo!Sports
Lars Anderson, Bleacher Report
Kent Babb, The Washington Post
Sam Borden, ESPN
Mike DiGiovanna, The Los Angeles Times
Nathan Fenno, The Los Angeles Times
Andy McCullough, The Los Angeles Times
Jeff Pearlman, Bleacher Report
Josh Peter, USA Today
Mike Sielski, Philadelphia Inquirer

LONG VIDEO
TOP 10
Mike Bianchi, Josh Robbins, Roger Simmons, Charles King, Jordan Krumbine, Orlando Sentinel
Robert Cassidy, Jeffrey Basinger, Chris Ware, Mark LaMonica, Megan Miller, Newsday
Jessica Q. Chen and Brian Van Der Brug, The Los Angeles Times
Robert Clay and Lauren Sisler, al.com
Taylor de Lench and Scott LaPierre, The Boston Globe

MULTIMEDIA
TOP 10
Vahe Gregorian, Maria Torres, Jill Toyoshiba, Neil Nakahodo, Monty Davis, Kansas City Star
Joe Ward, Josh Williams and Sam Manchester, The New York Times
Andrew Keh, Gray Beltran, Sam Manchester, Joe Ward and Jeremy White, The New York Times
Priya Rishnakumar and Lance Pugmire, The Los Angeles Times
Alex Speier, Matt Pepin, Michael Workman, John Tlumacki, Emily Zendt, Tonia Cowan and Matt Ellis.
Boston Globe
Michael Hogue, The Dallas Morning News
Reuben Fischer-Baum, Neil Greenberg and Mike Hume, The Washington Post
Washington Post Staff, The Washington Post
Globe staff, The Boston Globe
Mark LaMonica, Ryan Gerbosi, TC McCarthy, Newsday

PROJECTS
TOP 8
John Branch, Josh Haner and Dawa Finjhok Sherpa, The New York Times
Mike Jensen, Philadelphia Inquirer
Joon Lee, Scott Miller, Danny Knobler, Brandon Sneed, Dylan Lathrop and staff, Bleacher Report
Mark LaMonica, Greg Inserillo, Ryan Gerbosi, Megan Miller and Chris Ware, Newsday
Eric Moskowitz, The Boston Globe
Gary Myers, Christian Red, Kevin Armstrong and Evan Grossman, New York Daily News
Staff, ESPN
Staff, USA Today

SHORT VIDEO
TOP 10
Hunter Atkins, Houston Chronicle
Jeffrey Basinger and Barbara Barker, Newsday
Michael Hogue, The Dallas Morning News
Jonah M. Kessel and Ben Laffin, The New York Times
Whitney Leaming and Roman Stubbs, The Washington Post
Lindsay Pierce, The Denver Post
Brian Powers and George Schroeder, USA Today
Alan Springer, Charles Robinson, Yahoo!Sports
Johnny Sweet and Jon-Michael Osolnik, Bleacher Report
Emily Zendt and Stan Grossfeld, The Boston Globe

ALL CATEGORIES
INVESTIGATIVE
TOP 10
Nancy Armour and Rachel Axon, USA Today
Bob Hohler, The Boston Globe
Danny Moran, Brad Schmidt and Lynne Palombo, The Oregonian/OregonLive
James Pilcher, Cincinnati Enquirer
Scott Reid, Southern California News Group
Rebecca R. Ruiz, The New York Times
Matt Stanmyre, Steve Politi and Andrew Mills, Newark Star-Ledger
Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and Pat Forde, Yahoo!Sports
Andrew Wolfson, Louisville Courier Journal
Christine Willmsen, The Seattle Times

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