2022-23 SATW Foundation Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition

107 U.S./Canada Travel ( Travel Audio-Podcasts and Guides,Travel Audio-Radio,Travel Magazines,Travel Coverage in General Magazines,Newspapers) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Yankee
    Entry Title: Weekend Away in Quebec City
    Entry Credit: Renaud Philippe
    Judge Comment: Great stories make you feel like you are fully in the place. In this piece, on a quiet, snowy morning walk, you smell the warm coffee and croissants, hear the crunch of footsteps in the snow and drink in the history that is Québec City.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Sebastian Modak
    Entry Title: Jackson Heights: The neighborhood that epitomizes New York
    Entry Credit: Sebastian Modak
    Judge Comment: Outstanding travel articles bring to life details that others ignore. In a street-level homage to a New York City neighborhood in the shadow of LaGuardia Airport, Jackson Heights is forever elevated by this down-to-earth look.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Jared Diamond
    Entry Title: Disney’s New Pricing Magic: More Profit From Fewer Park Visitors
    Entry Credit: Robbie Whelan, Jacob Passy
    Judge Comment: A must-read for anyone planning a Disney Park adventure: This story shows all sides of Disney’s strategic decisions to focus on fewer customers who pay more. The Journal does a great job of presenting its findings in an easy-to-understand story.
  • Place Name: Honorable Mention
    Contestant Name: Melanie McManus
    Entry Title: Wisconsin's Oddball House on the Rock
    Entry Credit: Melanie Radzicki McManus
    Judge Comment: The writing makes this routine story sing! The well-crafted imagery takes you there and makes you interested in someplace you might never see.