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2017 Winners Announced

Category Entry Title Organization Entrant(s)
Specialty Awards
Breaking News Wine Country Fires San Francisco Chronicle Staff
Business/Financial The Body Trade Reuters Brian Grow, John Shiffman and the Reuters team
Community Addicted at Birth Bristol Herald Courier Staff
Environmental The Loneliest Polar Bear The Oregonian/OregonLive Kale Williams
First Amendment Why So Secret Kansas? Kansas City Star Staff
Human Interest Children and Gun Violence The Washington Post John Woodrow Cox
Opinion Melinda Henneberger Commentary from The Kansas City Star The Kansas City Star Melinda Henneberger
Visual Journalism Leah Millis Visual Journalism Portfolio San Francisco Chronicle Leah Millis
Platform Awards
Broadcast Local The Drug Whisperer WXIA 11Alive Atlanta Brendan Keefe
Broadcast National/International Ambush in Niger CBS News Debora Patta, Sarah Carter and Meshack Dube
Radio/Podcast "The Congo We Listen To" NPR Gregory Warner, Marianne McCune, Jess Jiang, Laura Heaton, Michael May
Multimedia Sin Luz: Life Without Power The Washington Post Staff
Major Awards
Innovation The Wall Arizona Republic with the USA TODAY NETWORK Staff
Topic of the Year Charlottesville: Race & Terror VICE News Elle Reeve
Investigative Harassed The New York Times Staff