SPOT NEWS

1) Fury in Ferguson-Jeff Christian/KING
2) A Dirty Burn-Doug Burgess/KING
3) Block Party-Nick Moron/WXIA
HM 1) 25 Mile Fire-Kevin Sullivan/KING
HM 2) Black Eye on Black Friday-Scott Jensen/KING
HM 3) Not a Very Good Day-Michael Driver/KUSA

DEADLINE

1) Forest of the Future-Dan Renzetti/KING
2) Dressing for the Situation-Michael Driver/KATU
3) It’s Why We Live Here-Kevin Sullivan/KING
HM) Small Steps-Nick Moron/WXIA

GENERAL NEWS

1) 20 x 30 ft. Treasure-Doug Burgess/KING
2) Making Things Right-Matt Mrozinski/WTHR
3) Anything is Possible-Kurt Austin/KGW
HM) It Was Worth It-Brandon Mowry/WJLA

48 HR. FEATURE

1) Emmett & Erling-Jonathan Malat/KARE
2) The Artist-Michael DelGiudice/WNBC
3) Sawdust Club-Michael Driver/KATU
HM) The Barbershop Project-Michael DelGiudice/WNBC

NEWS FEATURE

1) Blessing of the Polar Vortex-Jonathan Malat/KARE
2) A Seasonal Masterpiece-John Kirtley/WLOS
3) Ranger Eddy-Anthony Oliviera/KTVU
HM) Blue Too-Steve Rhodes/WTHR

SPORTS FEATURE

1) Our Guys Get it Done-Jed Gamber/WBFF
2) A Happy Spot-Kevin Sullivan/KING
3) Go Outside and Play-Jonathan Malat/KARE
HM 1) The Original Number 18-Anne Herbst/KDVR
HM 2) The Gift-Steve Rhodes/WTHR
HM 3) Spectacular Human Beings in Slow Motion-Ben Garvin/St. Paul Pioneer

IN-DEPTH

1) Going Home-Doug Burgess/KING
2) Love of His Life-Jonathan Malat/KARE
3) William the Poet-Kevin Sullivan/KING
HM 1) Twister-Rob Collett/KARE
HM 2) Why Can’t We Talk-Jeff Christian/KING

TEAM

1) First Play Date is On-Rob Collett & Jonathan Malat/KARE
2) Behind the Lens, Becoming the “it” City-Mike Rose, Mark Martin, Catherine Steward, Michael Redd, Angelica Dones, Bud Nelson, Dustin Gagne, Nathan Sharkey, and Steven Clapper/WTVF
3) Stuck to the Script-Jeff Christian, Carolyn Hall, Scott Jensen, & Allen Reed/KING
HM) Country Doctor-Jonathan Malat & Boyd Huppert/KARE

DOCUMENTARY

1) Bees at the Brink-Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune
2) The Children of Flight 232-Dave Althouse/KDVR

CONFLICT/DISATER COVERAGE

No Stories Awarded

SOLO VIDEO JOURNALIST-GENERAL

1) The Hero of Madison County-Matthew Pearl/WXIA

SOLO VIDEO JOURNALIST-FEATURE

1) Christina Runs America- Garvin Thomas/NBC Bay Area
2) The Wishing Tree-Garvin Thomas/NBC Bay Area
3) Father’s Day Gift-Matthew Pearl/WXIA

FINALISTS

NPPA PHOTOJOURNALISM AWARD FOR REPORTING
Kent Erdahl/KDVR
Heather Graf/KING
Jeremy Hubbard/KDVR
Boyd Huppert/KARE
Kevin Rader/WTHR
Lindsey Seavert/KARE
John Sharify/KING
Chris Vanderveen/KUSA
   
SMALL MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KCCI-Des Moines
KCRG-Cedar Rapids
News 12 CT-Norwalk
WHO-Des Moines

MEDIUM MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
WGAL-Green Bay
WLOS-Ashville
WITI-Milwaukee
WTVR-Richmond
WGAL-Harrisburg

LARGE MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KARE-Minneapolis
KING-Seattle
KOMO-Seattle
KUSA-Denver

ERNIE CRISP PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
Doug Burgess-KING
Jeff Christian-KING
Jonathan Malat-KARE
Kevin Sullivan-KING

EDITOR OF THE YEAR
Kevin Brennan-WGCL
Steve Rhodes-WTHR