2021 Michigan APME-Newspaper Contest

Best Business Writing ( Division III)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Detroit Free Press
    Entry Title: Jamie LaReau
    Entry Credit: Jamie LaReau
    Judge Comment: Excellent job of telling business stories through their impact on real people. And the profile of Byron Allen is wonderfully textured, full of rich sources.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Grand Rapids Press
    Entry Title: Taylor DesOrmeau of The Grand Rapids Press for best business writing category
    Entry Credit: Taylor DesOrmeau
    Judge Comment: Very nice job of tackling big stories in a readable way. The pieces on the PPP loans and the extra $300 unemployment payment were great examples of using data to tell innovative stories.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Detroit News
    Entry Title: Riley Beggin: four samples for Best Business Writing
    Entry Credit: Riley Beggin
    Judge Comment: The stories of nickel mining in the Upper Peninsula were outstanding examples of using narrative skills to bring a little-known component of today's economy to life. Wonderfully written (and displayed).