“John Anderson writes about a lot of sad stories, judging from his contest entries. But he does so in an engaging, personal way, even when writing about a national personality such as Robin Williams.”

“I love a good news columnist, one who mixes a lot of solid news facts in with his or her opinion, and Will Richmond does that very well.”

“Cecil Hurt knows his beat, and he knows how to write, which is a potent combination. Top-notch columns that strike a lot of chords.”