Clip Contest Winners: 2014: 04: 2014_04_05_01

First Place | PortraitMykal McEldowney, The Greenville NewsJudge's Comments: Nice frame and creative way to show who this person is by using the environment to contribute to the story. Jerry Blassingame poses for a portrait inside of an abandoned house on the westside of town. Blassingame, an ex-inmate, was abandoned by his parents at a young age. He hopes his new deconstruction business, in which he employes ex-inmates, helps them with not only a job but also a fatherly presence that many of them never had.

First Place | Portrait

Mykal McEldowney, The Greenville News

Judge's Comments: Nice frame and creative way to show who this person is by using the environment to contribute to the story.

Jerry Blassingame poses for a portrait inside of an abandoned house on the westside of town. Blassingame, an ex-inmate, was abandoned by his parents at a young age. He hopes his new deconstruction business, in which he employes ex-inmates, helps them with not only a job but also a fatherly presence that many of them never had.