Five people chose the top video entries from 2011 in NPPA's BoP TV Contest on March 15 – 18 in Columbia, SC.
The judges were Dan Robbins from WCNC-TV in Charlotte, NC; Darren Durlach from the Boston Globe in Boston, MA; Mike Schuh from WJZ-TV in Baltimore, MD; Shawn Montano of Front Range Community College in Longmont. Colo.; and Matthew Apthorp, news editor at WBBH-TV in Fort Myers, Fla.
TV contest chair is Merry Murray, photojournalist at KSNW-TV in Wichita, Kan.
Judging took place at the University of South Carolina's School of Journalism & Mass Communications.