The Virginia Press Association announced the winners of the 2014 News/Editorial and Advertising Contest Saturday during the annual awards banquet, held this year at The Hotel Roanoke.
Winners in each division can be found below by clicking the attached PDFs. Judges comments, where applicable, are also included. Click here for the competition groups.
The association also handed out awards to newspapers or individuals for best-in-show, sweepstakes, journalistic integrity and community service as well as for the most outstanding journalist, young journalist, sales professional and young sales professional.
UPDATE: Slideshows featuring first, second and third place winners have been added. They have been uploaded as PPS (for PowerPoint versions older than 2003) and PPSX (for PowerPoint versions newer than 2003). NOTE: Do not try to open them online to view them. Download them to your computer (right click with your mouse on PCs and Option + link on a web page for Macs).