The Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors announced winners of the group’s annual writing and photo contest at the PA Press Conference Friday, May 17, 2013.

Cash awards were presented to the first-place winners at the PAPME's annual convention in Harrisburg on May 17.

Judges also selected "Best of Show" winners in news and photos across all circulation divisions, and a photographer to receive the Paul Vathis Memorial Photography Portfolio Award, in honor of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer from Pennsylvania. Winners for those three prizes were revealed at the award ceremony.  To view these winners, click here.

The entries were judged by editors at AP member newspapers in New York.

Please click here to view a list of the 2013 winners.