Dania Maxwell of the Naples Daily News in Naples, Fla., has been awarded top honors in SNPA's 2014 Photo Contest.
She was recognized with first-place honors in the video category, as well as the overall Grand Prize for a video titled "Little Man and the Pursuit of Happiness" – the story of a young man and his battle with brain cancer.
The SNPA Photo / Video Contest recognizes and rewards excellence in newspaper photography. As the Grand Prize winner, Maxwell receives a $1,000 prize and an engraved award.
First-place in the spot news category was awarded to Rick McFarland of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock.
The first-place sports winner was Michael Woods, Northwest Arkansas Newspapers, Fayetteville.
First-place in the feature category went to Tim Fischer of the Midland Reporter-Telegram, Midland, Texas.
View winning photos and videos and read the judges' comments.More
Friday is the deadline to submit your best photos and videos in the 2014 SNPA Photo Contest. Your best photo (spot news, feature, sports) or video could be worth $1,000.MORE
Information and entry forms for the 2014 Photo Contest will be available soon. Watch for details in the SNPA eBulletin and at this site.MORE