First place: Staff, Herald-Tribune, Sarasota, Florida Community engagement projects include: Uravel: Housing, Spire CoLab and Medicaid Second place: Staff, Rockford Register Star, Rockford, Illinois Third place: Alan Johnson, Brittney McNamara, Kimball Perry, Rita Price, Encarnacion Pyle and JoAnne Viviano, The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio

First place: Nathan Crabbe and Douglas Ray, The Gainesville Sun, Gainesville, Florida Read online: GVN4ALL Second place: Staff, State Journal-Register, Springfield, Illinois Third place: Staff, Observer-Dispatch, Utica, New York

First place: Jillian Duchnowski, Wally Haas and Derrick Mason, The Journal-Standard, Freeport, Illinois Second place: John Anderson and Brian Quinn, Wellsville Daily Reporter, Wellesville, New York Third place: Staff, Shawnee News-Star, Shawnee, Oklahoma

First place: Staff, The Item, Worcester, Massachusetts Second place: Melissa Cantu-Trevino and Ofelia Hunter,Alice Echo-News Journal, Alice, Texas