Los Angeles Times Wins NPPA's 2005 Best Use Of Photography Quarterly Clip Contest

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – NPPA’s Best Use Of Photography Quarterly Clip Contest chairperson Mark Edelson, of The Palm Beach Post, today released the 4th Quarter Clip Contest results and the 2005 final results and yearly winners.

The Los Angeles Times is the 2005 Best Use Of Photography Quarterly Clip Contest winner, with 530 total points for all four quarters. Second place is a tie between The Hartford Courant and The Palm Beach Post with 420 points each, and third place is The Dallas Morning News.

The final top point standings for 2005 were:

530 Los Angeles Times
420 The Hartford Courant
420 The Palm Beach Post
240 The Dallas Morning News
180 Orlando Sentinel
130 The Oregonian
120 The Virginian-Pilot
90 Naples Daily News
90 Rocky Mountain News
70 Houston Chronicle
70 San Antonio Express-News

Edelson said there were other newspapers whose entries earned recognition, including:

The Albuquerque Tribune
Anchorage Daily News
Cleveland Plain Dealer
Columbia Daily Tribune
The Commercial Appeal
The Concord Monitor
Florida Times-Union
The Gainesville Sun
Indianapolis Star
Minneapolis Star-Tribune
The News & Observer
Patuxent Publishing Co.
Salt Lake Tribune
San Jose Mercury News
Scripps Howard Treasure Coast Newspapers
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The Tacoma News Journal

Fourth quarter results by categories, along with judges' comments, are here.