2018 POY, MultiMedia, Clip Contest and CPOY Results

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The 2018 INPA Photographer of the Year, College Photographer of the Year and Multimedia Photographer of the Year contests were judged on the campus of Ball State in Muncie, Ind. Feb. 23, 2019.

The judges were: Judy Walgren, Michigan State University; Meg Vogel, The Cincinnati Enquirer; Andrew Nelles, The Tennessean for the POY and Multi-Media portion.
For CPOY judging Tim Bath replaced Judy Walgren.

2018 Monthly Clip Contest
Winner – Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald

Best of Show
Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald

Multi-Media POY
Winner – Jenna Watson / The Indianapolis Star, April Tinsley
Runner-up – Jenna Watson / The Indianapolis Star, Womens Shelter Fashion
2nd Runner-up – Kelly Wilkinson / The Indianapolis Star, Legendary Fatty hangs out at Hotel Tango
3rd Runner-up – Mykal McEldowney / The Indianapolis Star, SugarRaySeales

Photographer of the Year
Winner — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald
Runner up — DENNY SIMMONS / Courier & Press
Second Runner up — Sam Owens / Evansville Courier and Press

College POY
Winner — Nic Antaya / Michigan State University
Runner up — Marlena Sloss / Ohio University
Second Runner up — Kaiti Sullivan / Ball State University
Third Runner-up — Grace Hollars / Ball State University

Sports POY
Winner — AJ Mast / Independent Photojournalist
Runner up — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald
Second Runner up — Mykal McEldowney / The Indianapolis Star

Community Awareness
Winner — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald

John Ahlhauser Award
Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald

General News
1st Place General News — Joseph C. Garza / Tribune-Star
2nd Place General News — Mykal McEldowney / The Indianapolis Star
3rd Place General News — Jeremy Hogan / Freelance
Honorable Mention General News — Jenna Watson / The Indianapolis Star

Spot News
1st Place Spot News — Sam Owens / Evansville Courier and Press
2nd Place Spot News — Kelly Lafferty Gerber / Kokomo Tribune
3rd Place Spot News — Tim Bath / Kokomo Tribune
Honorable Mention Spot News — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald

News Story
1st Place News Story — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald
2nd Place News Story — Jeremy Hogan / Freelance
3rd Place News Story — Robert Scheer / The Indianapolis Star

CPOY News
1st Place CPOY News — Nic Antaya / Michigan State University
2nd Place CPOY News — Grace Hollars / Ball State University
3rd Place CPOY News — Kaiti Sullivan / Ball State University

Feature
1st Place Feature — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald
2nd Place Feature — Kelly Wilkinson / The Indianapolis Star
3rd Place Feature — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald

Feature Story
1st Place Feature Story — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald
2nd Place Feature Story — DENNY SIMMONS / Courier & Press
3rd Place Feature Story — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald
Honorable Mention Feature Story — Mykal McEldowney / The Indianapolis Star

CPOY Feature
1st Place CPOY Feature — Nic Antaya / Michigan State University
2nd Place CPOY Feature — Nic Antaya / Michigan State University
3rd Place CPOY Feature — Stephanie Amador / Ball State University
Honorable Mention CPOY Feature — Nic Antaya / Michigan State University

Sports Action
1st Place Sports Action — AJ Mast / Independent Photojournalist
2nd Place Sports Action — Leah Klafczynski / The Indianapolis Star
3rd Place Sports Action — Jeremy Hogan / Freelance
Honorable Mention Sports Action — Mykal McEldowney / The Indianapolis Star
Honorable Mention¬†Sports Action — AJ Mast / Independent Photojournalist

Sports Feature
1st Place Sports Feature — Mykal McEldowney / The Indianapolis Star
2nd Place Sports Feature — DENNY SIMMONS / Courier & Press
3rd Place Sports Feature — Joseph C. Garza / Tribune-Star
Honorable Mention Sports Feature — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald
Honorable Mention Sports Feature — AJ Mast / Independent Photojournalist

Sports Story
1st Place Sports Story — DENNY SIMMONS / Courier & Press
2nd Place Sports Story — Mykal McEldowney / The Indianapolis Star
3rd Place Sports Story — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald

CPOY Sports
1st Place CPOY Sports — Marlena Sloss / Ohio University
2nd Place CPOY Sports — Nic Antaya / Michigan State University
3rd Place CPOY Sports — Kaiti Sullivan / Ball State University

Portrait Personality
1st Place Portrait Personality — Kelly Wilkinson / The Indianapolis Star
2nd Place Portrait Personality — Sam Owens / Evansville Courier and Press
3rd Place Portrait Personality — AJ Mast / Independent Photojournalist

CPOY Portrait
1st Place CPOY Portrait — Nic Antaya / Michigan State University
2nd Place CPOY Portrait — Rachel Ellis / Ball State University
3rd Place CPOY Portrait — Marlena Sloss / Ohio University

Pictorial
1st Place Pictorial — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald
2nd Place Pictorial — Sarah Ann Jump / The Herald
3rd Place Pictorial — Sam Owens / Evansville Courier and Press