2012 WNPA POY and Multimedia Results

Gregory Shaver of The Journal-Times is the 2012 WNPA Photographer of the Year, and also won Best of Show. John Hart of the Wisconsin State Journal was awarded First Place in the portfolio category. Kristyna Wentz-Graff of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel placed first in the Best Multimedia Story category.

The 2012 Pictures of the Year contest was judged Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel by photojournalists Jim Slosiarek of The Gazette in Cedar Rapids, Ia., and Keri Wiginton and Scott Strazzante of the Chicago Tribune.

Official Results:

Feature (85 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Michael P. King, Wisconsin State Journal – Fall Frolic
2nd – Gregory Shaver, The Journal-Times – To the Fallen
3rd – Scott Anderson, The Journal-Times – Spring
HM – Craig Schreiner, Wisconsin State Journal – Mifflin Street Block Party
HM – Evan Siegle, Green Bay Press-Gazette – Cirque
HM – John Ehlke, West Bend Daily News – Self Motivation

General News (68 entries) VIEW GALLERY
1st – Scott Anderson, The Journal-Times – Prom Party Intoxicated
2nd – John Ehlke, West Bend Daily News – Patriot Day; Soldier’s Return Home
3rd – Matthew Apgar, Manitowoc Herald-Times – Welcome Home Kiss from an Old Friend
HM – Evan Siegle, Green Bay Press-Gazette – Veterans
HM – John Ehlke, West Bend Daily News – Olson Family House Fire
HM – Kristyna Wentz-Graff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Justice for Derek
HM – Ron Page, The Post-Crescent – Congestion

Illustration (12 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Patrick S. Blood, Freelance – Sammy
2nd – Michael P. King, Wisconsin State Journal – Onaga
3rd – Dan Powers, The Post-Crescent – Going Down

Pictorial (39 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Terry Mayer, CSI Media – Duck
2nd – Craig Schreiner, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater – Kiln Fire
3rd – Evan Siegle, Green Bay Press-Gazette – Sledders
HM – John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal – December Showers

Portrait/Personality (56 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Gary Porter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Flower Chillin
2nd – John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal – Name Fame
3rd – Kristyna Wentz-Graff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Mama Will Always Love You
HM – Evan Siegle, Green Bay Press-Gazette – Golfer
HM – Gary Porter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – The Kailyn Project
HM – Scott Anderson, The Journal-Times – Obama Room

Sports Action (61 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – John Ehlke, West Bend Daily News – Sand Fireworks
2nd – Evan Siegle, Green Bay Press-Gazette – Hailmary
3rd – Gregory Shaver, The Journal-Times – Whoops
HM – Dan Powers, The Post-Crescent – So Close
HM – Evan Siegle, Green Bay Press-Gazette – Driver
HM – Gary Porter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Agony without Ecstacy

Sports Feature (60 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Matthew Apgar, Manitowoc Herald-Times – Squeezing Through to Victory
2nd – John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal – Pre-game Preparations
3rd – Mike Roemer, Freelance – Driver Seat
HM – Evan Siegle, Green Bay Press-Gazette – Tunnel Vision
HM – Gregory Shaver, The Journal-Times – Cheering
HM – Ron Page, The Post-Crescent – Winning

Spot News (32 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Gregory Shaver, The Journal-Times – Man Rescued
2nd – John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal – Missing Teens
3rd – John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal – Deer Through Window
HM – Gregory Shaver, The Journal-Times – Man Rescued
HM – Gregory Shaver, The Journal-Times – Man Rescued

Feature Picture Story (19 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Kristyna Wentz-Graff, Paper – I Boy
2nd – Ron Page, The Post-Crescent
3rd – Lukas Keapproth, Green Bay Press-Gazette – Mifflin
HM – Matthew Apgar, Manitowoc Herald-Times – The Lure of the Lake

News Picture Story (19 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Gregory Shaver, The Journal-Times – Man Rescued
2nd – Lukas Keapproth, Green Bay Press-Gazette – Rural Youth
3rd – John Ehlke, West Bend Daily News – Patriot Day; Soldier’s Return Home
HM – John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal – Obama Campaign Trail

Sports Picture Story (6 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Evan Siegle, Green Bay Press-Gazette – US Open
2nd – Scott Anderson, The Journal-Times – Senior Softball

Portfolio (19 entries)
1st – John Hart – VIEW GALLERY
2nd – Ron Page – VIEW GALLERY
3rd – Gregory Shaver – VIEW GALLERY
HM – John Ehlke – VIEW GALLERY

Best Multimedia Story (6 entries)
1st – Kristyna Wentz-Graff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – The Science of Gender: Izzy’s Story
2nd – Wm. Glasheen, The Post-Crescent – On Being Fang
3rd – Dan Powers, The Post-Crescent – Camp Forest
HM– Meg Vogel, The Post-Crescent – The Man Behind the Mile

Best of Show
Gregory Shaver, The Journal-Times – Man Rescued

 

Points Totals
(singles 1st=30, 2nd=20, 3rd=10, HM=5; stories and portfolio worth double, no points for Best Multimedia Story or Best of Show)

Gregory Shaver 155
John Hart 145
Evan Siegle 115
John Ehlke 90
Ron Page 90
Scott Anderson 85
Kristyna Wentz-Graff 75
Lukas Keapproth 60
Matthew Apgar 50
Michael P. King 50
Gary Porter 40
Patrick Blood 30
Terry Mayer 30
Craig Schreiner 25
Dan Powers 15
Mike Roemer 10

Many thanks to the 28 Wisconsin professionals who entered the contest this year. Plan to enter next year and tell your colleagues!

Man RescuedBEST OF SHOW: Edwardo Martinez tries to coax Pete Lui off the balcony of his home at 1322 Chatham Street on Tuesday afternoon, July 24, 2012, as flames spread through the second floor apartment. (Photo by Gregory Shaver/The Journal-Times)

One Response to “2012 WNPA POY and Multimedia Results”

  1. I’m proud to have worked with Scott Anderson and Greg Shaver, and with Jim Slosiarek who was one of the judges.

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