Rodrigo Abd | Associated Press: 1st Place Portrait/Illustration - NY/International, February 2017

Bernard Brault, La Press: 1st Place Feature/Single - New England, February 2017

Patrick Connolly | The Post: 1st Place Spot News - Midwest, February 2017

Richard W. Rodriguez | Star-Telegram: 1st Place Sports Feature - South, February 2017

Todd Mizener | The Dispatch/The Rock Island Argus: 1st Place Portrait/Illustration - Central, February 2017

Dan Rainville | The Evening Sun: 1st Place Feature/Single - Mid-Atlantic, February 2017

Laura Seitz | Deseret News: 1st Place General News - Northwest, February 2017

Thomas R. Cordova | Southern California News Group: 1st Place Sports Action - West, February 2017

Loren Elliott | Tampa Bay Times: 1st Place Photo Story/Essay - Southeast, February 2017Loren Elliott, Tampa Bay Times

Vince Chandler | The Denver Post: 1st Place Deadline - Multimedia

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