2021 Page One Awards — Online

CategoryPlacementNews OutletEntry Title (headline, broadcast title, etc):Journalist(s)
Best Single News StoryFirst PlaceMinnesota ReformerThe Bad Cops: How Minneapolis protects its worst police officers until it’s too lateMax Nesterak, Tony Webster and J. Patrick Coolican
Best Single News StorySecond PlaceMPR NewsOutsiders, extremists are among those fomenting violence in Twin CitiesJon Collins and Elizabeth Shockman
Best Single News StoryThird PlaceSahan JournalMinnesota school districts say they want to fill classrooms with talented teachers of color. Then they lay them off.Becky Dernbach
Best Continuing CoverageFirst PlaceMPR NewsContinuing coverage: The killing of George FloydMPR Newsroom
Best Continuing CoverageSecond PlaceMinnesota ReformerGeorge Floyd continuing coverageRilyn Eischens
Best Continuing CoverageThird PlaceTCJewfolk.comHolocaust and Genocide Studies In Minnesota Social Studies StandardsLonny Goldsmith
Best Single Feature Story/PackageFirst PlaceMinnesota ReformerMinnesota’s most vulnerable students may have lost a year of learning during the COVID-19 pandemicRilyn Eischens
Best Single Feature Story/PackageSecond PlaceMPR NewsWhat it's like to support a family on $12.50 an hour.Jon Collins
Best Single Sports Story/PackageFirst PlaceStar TribuneYoung, inexperienced Vikings secondary soaks it all in from head to toeBen Goessling
Best Single Sports Story/PackageSecond PlacePioneer PressThey played in one game for the Vikings. That was it for a career.Chris Tomasson
Best Use of MultimediaFirst PlaceDuluth News TribuneThe Duluth Lynchings, 100 years laterDuluth News Tribune staff
Best Use of MultimediaSecond PlaceStar TribuneThe siege, evacuation and destruction of a Minneapolis police stationLiz Navratil, Anna Boone and James Eli Shiffer
Best Use of MultimediaThird PlaceMPR NewsMaking George Floyd SquareMegan Burks, Christine Nguyen, Evan Frost and Jiwon Choi
Best social media account - IndividualFirst PlacePioneer PressTwitter Account @FrederickMelo - LootingFrederick Melo
Best social media account - IndividualSecond PlaceSahan Journalhttps://www.instagram.com/benjovland/Ben Hovland
Best social media account - IndividualThird PlaceMinnesota Reformerhttps://twitter.com/rljournoRicardo Lopez
Best social media account – InstitutionalFirst PlaceNorth NewsNorth News Facebook pageHarry Colbert and David Pierini
Best social media account – InstitutionalSecond PlaceDuluth News TribuneDuluth News InstagramSamantha Erkkila
Best social media account – InstitutionalThird PlaceMPR NewsMPR News Social MediaStaff
Best News VideoFirst PlaceDuluth News TribuneHoagie 'a constant friend' at UMD for 39 yearsSamantha Erkkila
Best News VideoSecond PlaceMPR NewsLove at the Roller RinkMegan Burks and Christine Nguyen
Best News VideoThird PlaceGrand Forks HeralsOn the BorderKorrie Wenzel, Brad Dokken, Ann Bailey and Eric Hylden
Best Independent News BlogFirst PlaceMinnPostEric Black InkEric Black
Best Info-graphic / Data VisualizationFirst PlaceStar TribuneWhat would it take for Trump to win Minnesota over Biden?Michael Corey, Anna Boone, Jessie Van Berkel and Torey Van Oot
Best Info-graphic / Data VisualizationSecond PlaceStar TribuneBuildings Damaged in Minneapolis, St. Paul after RiotsJosh Penrod, C.J. Sinner, MaryJo Webster and staff
Best Info-graphic / Data VisualizationThird PlaceMinnPostTracking the Minnesota COVID-19 numbersTom Nehil and Greta Kaul