MediaStorm is honored to announce we have won first place in the Best of Photojournalism Documentary Multimedia category for A Shadow Remains produced with Phillip Toledano. Former MediaStorm intern, Andrew Hida, took second place in this category for Follow My Steps. Third place went to “Gayla’s Goodbye” by Dai Sugano for the San Jose Mercury News.
The BoP Awards honored many excellent multimedia pieces this year. Alan Spearman and The Commercial Appeal swept the awards with “Memphis Poverty: What Obama Didn’t See,” which won Best Use Of Multimedia, first place for Feature Multimedia Story and honorable mention for Multimedia Package.
“Framework” by Albert Lee of the Los Angeles Times won first place in the Multimedia Package and the Visual Column, Recurring Series or Visual Blog categories.
Follow My Steps won second place in the BoP Documentary Multimedia Category.
In what BoP called “a deviation from normal judging,” the panel honored a second piece in the Best Use of Multimedia category with special recognition for “Dying for Relief” by Liz O. Baylen of the Los Angeles Times.
Other winners in the Multimedia Package category were the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with second place for “100 Gallons,” which includes the work of MediaStorm interns Josh Davis and Jon Kasbe, and “Beyond 7 Billion” by Rick Loomis and staff at the Los Angeles Times, which took third place.
As I Am is part of “Memphis Poverty: What Obama Didn’t See,” which won Best Use Of Multimedia.
Second and third place for Feature Multimedia Story were “Losing Stu” by Robert Gauthier of the Los Angeles Times and “Another Day Without Alex” by Liz O Baylen for the Los Angeles Times, respectively. MediaStorm intern Jon Kasbe was awarded honorable mention for A Beautiful Waste.
A Beautiful Waste won honorable mention in the Feature Multimedia Story category.
Reuters won first place in the Tablet/Mobile Delivery Project for “The Wider Image.” Second place went to “Health Care 911” by James Gregg of The San Diego Union-Tribune and third place went to “PUSH Magazine” by Debra Pang Davis, Multimedia Photography and Design Department at Syracuse University.
The second and third place winners of Visual Column, Recurring Series or Visual Blog were, “The City, Exposed” by Mike Kepka of the San Francisco Chronicle and “CNN Photos” by Simon Barnett, CNN Digital, respectively.
For a full list of this years winners see the NPPA BoP winners list. Congratulations to this year’s winners.