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Feb. Contest Winners

2012 contest results: Investigative all divisions Feb. 13, 2013

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Results from 2012 APSE contest judging held at the Doubletree Lake Buena Vista Hotel. Category: Investigative in all divisions.

Listed in alphabetical order by name of newspaper. Final top 5 and honorable mention to be announced.

Ronald J. Hansen, Anne Ryman, Paola Boivin, Arizona Republic
Jack Dolan, Ruben Vives and Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times
Dan Kane, Andrew Carter, J. Andrew Curliss, News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
Teri Thompson, Bill Madden, Michael O’keeffe, Nathaniel Vinton and Christian Red, New York Daily News
Walt Bogdanich, Joe Drape, Dara L. Miles and Griffin Palmer, The New York Times
Jim Owczarski, OnMilwaukee.com
Keith Sharon and Frank Mickadeit, Orange County Register
Craig Wolff and Mike Vorkunov, The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)
Rachel George, USA Today
Adrian Wojnarowski, Rand Getlin, Yahoo! Sports

Officers

Mary Byrne

Mary Byrne

President
ESPN.com

Tommy Deas

Tommy Deas

First Vice President
The Tuscaloosa News

Jack Berninger

Jack Berninger

Executive Director
Richmond Times-Dispatch
(retired)

Bill Eichenberger

Bill Eichenberger

Secretary/Treasurer
Bleacher Report

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