2015 POY, CPOY, Multimedia Winners

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The 2015 INPA Photographer of the Year, College Photographer of the Year and Multimedia Photographer of the Year contests were judged on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. Feb. 19-20, 2016.

Judges for the contest were:
– Matt McClain, The Washington Post
– Carrie Cochran, The Cincinnati Enquirer
– Jonathan Palmer, Kentucky-based freelancer

Photographer of the Year

1st Place – Rachel Mummey / The Herald
2nd Place – Dave Weatherwax / The Herald
3rd Place – Denny Simmons / Evansville Courier & Press

Cream of the Crop

1st Place, Feature Story – Alisha Jucevic / The Herald

Multimedia

1st Place – Robert Scheer / Indianapolis Star
2nd Place – Robert Scheer / Indianapolis Star
3rd Place – Matt Detrich / Indianapolis Star

Sports Photographer of the Year

1st Place – AJ Mast / Independent Photojournalist
2nd Place – Matt Detrich / Indianapolis Star
3rd Place – Robert Franklin / South Bend Tribune

John Ahlhauser Award

Winner – Rachel Mummey / The Herald

Community Awareness

1st Place – Denny Simmons / Evansville Courier & Press
2nd Place – Ariana van den Akker / The Herald

College Photographer of the Year

1st Place – Mark Felix / Indiana University
2nd Place – Haley Ward / Indiana University

General News

1st Place – Denny Simmons / Evansville Courier & Press
2nd Place – Matt Detrich / Indianapolis Star
3rd Place – Lucas Carter / The American Legion

Spot News

1st Place – Tim Bath / Kokomo Tribune
2nd Place – Robert Scheer / Indianapolis Star
3rd Place – Tim Bath Kokomo / Tribune
HM – J. Kyle Keener / Pharos-Tribune

News Story

1st Place – Denny Simmons / Evansville Courier & Press
2nd Place – Robert Franklin / South Bend Tribune
3rd Place – Matt Detrich / Indianapolis Star

Sports Action

1st Place – AJ Mast / Independent Photojournalist
2nd Place – David Snodgress / Bloomington Herald-Times
3rd Place – Robert Franklin / South Bend Tribune
HM – AJ Mast / Independent Photojournalist
HM – Chris Howell / Bloomington Herald-Times

Sports Feature

1st Place – AJ Mast / Independent Photojournalist
2nd Place – Alisha Jucevic / The Herald
3rd Place – Rachel Mummey / The Herald
HM – AJ Mast / Independent Photojournalist

Sports Story

1st Place – Rachel Mummey / The Herald
2nd Place – Denny Simmons / Evansville Courier & Press
3rd Place – Denny Simmons / Evansville Courier & Press

Feature

1st Place – Matt Detrich / Indianapolis Star
2nd Place – Robert Scheer / Indianapolis Star
3rd Place – Kelly Lafferty Gerber / Kokomo Tribune
HM – Charlie Nye / Indianapolis Star
HM – James Brosher / Freelance

Feature Story

1st Place – Alisha Jucevic / The Herald
2nd Place – Rachel Mummey / The Herald
3rd Place – Denny Simmons / Evansville Courier & Press
HM – Chris Howell / Bloomington Herald-Times
HM – Alisha Jucevic / The Herald

Portrait Personality

1st Place – Matt Detrich / Indianapolis Star
2nd Place – Guy Rhodes / Freelance
3rd Place – Kelly Wilkinson / Indianapolis Star
HM – Ariana van den Akker / The Herald

Pictorial

1st Place – Jeremy Hogan / Bloomington Herald-Times
2nd Place – J. Kyle Keener / Pharos-Tribune
3rd Place – J. Kyle Keener / Pharos-Tribune
HM – Guy Rhodes / Freelance
HM – Guy Rhodes / Freelance

CPOY News

1st Place – Breanna Daugherty / Ball State University
2nd Place – Haley Ward / Indiana University
3rd Place – Tae-Gyun Kim / Indiana University
HM – Haley Ward / Indiana University
HM – Scott Tenefrancia / Indiana University

CPOY Portrait/Personality

1st Place – Mark Felix / Indiana University
2nd Place – Tae-Gyun Kim / Indiana University
3rd Place – Breanna Daugherty / Ball State University
HM – Jonathan Miksanek / Ball State University
HM – Tae-Gyun Kim / Indiana University

CPOY Sports

1st Place – Haley Ward / Indiana University
2nd Place – Haley Ward / Indiana University
3rd Place – Haley Ward / Indiana University
HM – Mark Felix / Indiana University
HM – Mark Felix / Indiana University
HM – Noble Guyon / Indiana University

CPOY Feature

1st Place – Ben Mikesell / Indiana University
2nd Place – Adam Kiefer / Indiana University
3rd Place – Haley Ward / Indiana University
HM – Taylor Irby / Ball State University