2019 Page One Awards in Photography

MNSPJ congratulates all the winners recognized Tuesday night at the annual Page One Awards!  Here’s a list of winners for excellence in photography.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Best News Photography

First Place

Rich Tsong-Taatarii, Star Tribune

The judge said: “These photos put a personal face and convey an emotional context for the news and keep readers from feeling detached or distant from the story.”

 

Second Place

Derek Montgomery, MPR News

 

Third Place

“The Wall of Forgotten Natives.”

Emily Utne, City Pages

 

Best Feature Photography

First Place

Brian Peterson, Star Tribune.

The judge said: “These are spectacular shots. Hats off to Brian!”

 

Second Place (Tie)

“Best in Snow”

Eric Hylden, Grand Forks Herald

“Artists of the Year Cover”

Bobby Rogers, City Pages

 

Third Place

“Meet Brad Peregrine”

Eric Hylden, Grand Forks Herald

 

Best Portrait Photography    

Newspaper – 50,000+ circulation     

First Place

“Santa Larry Jefferson”

Evan Frost, MPR News

The judge said: “[The subject’s] delight is palpable across his entire image and the color balance is terrific.”

 

Second Place

“Denied Justice”

Renee Jones-Schneider, Star Tribune

 

Third Place

“Mikayla Holmgren”

Evan Frost, MPR News

 

Best Sports Photography

Newspaper – 50,000+ circulation

First Place

Eric Hylden, Grand Forks Herald

The judge said: “The photographer uses framing well, submitting artful photographs that utilize the space of the shot.”

 

Second Place

Evan Frost, MPR News

 

Third Place

Carlos Gonzalez, Star Tribune

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