2023 Multimedia Championship
This year marked the twelfth Hearst National Multimedia Championship. From the 249 multimedia entries received in the monthly competitions, five winners
qualified for this special event in San Francisco. The finalists met their judges on Friday June 2nd for orientation, to review the assignment and to receive a critique of their work.
This year, the finalists were asked to produce a video piece about what hope looks and sounds like in the Bay Area post COVID.
The first-through-third place winners were awarded scholarships of $10,000, $7,500, and $5,000 respectively.
The finalists earned a $1,500 scholarship.
An additional $1,000 Multimedia Story of the Year Award was selected from the monthly competition entries.
The winners and finalists are featured below.