1st: Chloe Meister, The Daily Orange
The judges applauded the crop of the cover photograph.
2nd: Claudia Fernandez Hernandez, Allie Pakronsis, Rori Kotch; Distraction Mag
The judges noted the disconnect between the font in raw meat and the feature that seemed to be on veganism. “Is that a slab script,” Joe Greco joked.
3rd: Madalyne Bird, Vox Magazine
After seeing the death penalty feature in a previous category, the judges agreed that the photo choice was striking and fit well.