April 2012 Clip Contest Winners

APRIL 2012 SFBAPPA Monthly Digital Clip Contest Winners:

Spot News:

1st – Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Vehicle accident

2nd – David Royal, Monterey County Herald, Firefighter child rescue

3rd – Kent Porter, The (Santa Rosa) Press Democrat, Plane crash in vineyards

General News:

1st – Paul Kitagaki Jr., Sacramento Bee, John Luebbers guilty

2nd – David Bitton, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Embrace with dog

3rd – Conner Jay, (Fairfield) Daily Republic, Highway protesters

Feature:

1st – Jose Carlos Fajardo, Bay Area News Group, Sand angels

2nd – Gary Reyes, San Jose Mercury News, Operation Prom Dress

3rd – Kent Porter, The (Santa Rosa) Press Democrat, On the swings

Sports:

1st – Doug Duran, Bay Area News Group, Diving catch

2nd – Joel Rosenbaum, The (Vacaville) Reporter, Laney College Men’s Baseball celebration

3rd – Doug Duran, Bay Area News Group, Catch over shoulder

Humor:

1st – Shmuel Thaler, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Manikin crotch grab

2nd – Rick Roach, The (Vacaville) Reporter, Chihuahua escapes SWAT

3rd – David Royal, Monterey County Herald, Dog with sunglasses

Portrait:

1st – David Bitton, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Mary Stickle with portrait son

2nd – David Royal, Monterey County Herald, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Leonard P. Murphy

3rd – Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee, Entomologist Matan Shelomi

Picture Story:

1st – Conner Jay, (Fairfield) Daily Republic, Cage fights

2nd – David Royal, Monterey County Herald, Fort Ord Warhorse

3rd – Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Every 15 Minutes

 

Judges were the photo staff of The Columbus Dispatch.

 

David Royal, Monterey County Herald – 80

Jose Carlos Fajardo, Bay Area News Group – 75

Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat – 75

Susan Tripp Pollard, Bay Area News Group – 70

Chris Riley, (Vallejo) Times Herald – 60

Renée C. Byer, Sacramento Bee – 45

Rick Roach, The (Vacaville) Reporter – 45

David Bitton, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat – 40

Kent Porter, The (Santa Rosa) Press Democrat – 40

Doug Duran, Bay Area News Group – 35

Elijah Nouvelage, San Francisco State University – 35

Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee – 35

Michael McCollum, The (Stockton) Record – 30

Conner Jay, (Fairfield) Daily Republic – 25

Joel Rosenbaum, The (Vacaville) Reporter – 25

Gregory Urquiaga, freelance – 25

Travis Geske, The Salinas Californian – 25

Paul Kitagaki Jr., Sacramento Bee – 20

Shmuel Thaler, Santa Cruz Sentinel – 20

Clifford Oto, The (Stockton) Record – 15

Charles Russo, Half Moon Bay Review – 10

Gary Reyes, San Jose Mercury News – 10

Jane Tyska, Oakland Tribune – 5

Robinson Kuntz, (Fairfield) Daily Republic – 5