Covid-related Story 2021


albemarle Magazine, “One Sketch a Day: A Pen and Pencil Account of the Pandemic” by Mike Fitts

Creative. Amazing. Impactful. Bravo!!!

Tie for Gold


Texas Highways, “For Love of the Outdoors” by Asher Elbein

A helpful, forward-looking piece combining self-care with nature writing that will continue to have a life beyond COVID.


Acadiana Profile, “Grit + Glory” by Eric Cormier

Thank you for writing this piece on restauranteurs’ struggle for survival during the pandemic. Nice reporting and writing.


Arizona Wildlife Views, “Conservation Is Essential” by Arizona Game and Fish Department Staff Green

I deeply admire wildlife conservationists, and Arizona Game and Fish has so many hardworking and admirable staffers. They are unsung heroes. The idea of showing how they’re doing their job during Covid is really a good idea.

Award of Merit

The Bermudian, “Minister on a Mission: Controlling COVID” by Annabel Cooper

A good idea for a public service piece.