By Tommy Deas, APSE Third Vice President
The New York Times team took first place in Multimedia in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2014 contest in Category A, the category for newspapers with the largest circulation and websites with the most unique monthly visitors.
The New York Times will be presented a first-place plaque at the 2015 APSE banquet. The banquet and awards dinner concludes the APSE Conference June 24-27 at The Westgate Hotel in San Diego, Calif.
The winning entry, an interactive, visual look at elements of the Winter Olympics, garnered 29 points, edging out the runner-up entry from The Denver Post, which got 28 points. The team from Newsday took third place. APSE members in Category A submitted a total of 43 Multimedia entries.
The top 10 is listed below with links to each entry.
The contest is open to APSE members. Go to this link to join.
- Mike Bostock, Alexandra Garcia, Joe Ward, George Knowles, Bedel Saget, Catherine Spangler, Mika Gröndahl, Wilson Andrews, Larry Buchanan, Alicia DeSantis, Nancy Donaldson, Hannah Fairfield, Jon Huang, Bill Pennington, Archie Tse, Shan Carter, Jennifer Daniel, Josh Keller, Jim Luttrell, Justin Sablich and staff, The New York Times, 29 points, 2 first-place votes
- (tie) Sean Leahy, Dan Shaughnessy, Luke Knox, Joe Moore, Jose Esteban and Russell Goldenberg, The Boston Globe, 16 points
(Tommy Deas is executive sports editor of The Tuscaloosa News. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-722-0224.)