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President
Steve Scott
WCBS Newsradio 880
1st Vice President
Jane TIllman Irving
WCBS Newsradio 880
2nd Vice President
Joe Connolly
WCBS Newsradio 880
Treasurer
Stephani Shelton
The Fred Group
Secretary
Elizabeth Semrai
HarperCollins
Corresponding Secretary
Beth Karas
KarasOnCrime.com

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Winnie Hu
The New York Times
Rich Lamb
WCBS Newsradio 880
Mitch Lebe
24/7 News Source
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Con Edison, Inc.
Gabe Pressman
WNBC
Sonia Rincon
1010 WINS
Glenn Schuck
1010 WINS
Debra Toppeta
WomanAroundTown.com

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Mark Lieberman
Past President
John Mulligan
Past President
Jerry Schmetterer
Past President
Larry Seary
Past President
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Past President
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Peter O.E. Bekker
Events Chairman
Mitch Lebe
Public Relations
Debra J. Caruso
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Staton Rabin
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Farrell Farrell Burke
Clergy
Fr. Matthew F. Malone, S.J.
Rabbi Joseph Potasnik

The New York Press Club Journalism Awards

An enduring tradition in New York media, the annual New York Press Club Awards For Journalism honor excellence in the craft by writers, reporters, editors, producers, shooters and multimediographers.

Entries are considered in more than 25 categories of reporting from material submitted by New York metropolitan area news organizations and individual journalists.

Judging is by prominent working journalists, former journalists and academics who are selected for their expertise in each category.

Awards unique to the New York Press Club competition are the Gold Keyboard Award, honoring excellence in investigative journalism; Nellie Bly Cub Reporter, honoring the best journalistic effort by an individual new to the profession and The Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York Award for reporting that is most complimentary of New York City.

Press Club Special Awards (Open to All Media)
Gold Keyboard: (Single winner) For the story or series that constitutes outstanding enterprise or investigative reporting. The intention is to award a reporter or news team for digging up and skillfully presenting a story that otherwise would not have been told.
Nellie Bly Cub Reporter: (Single winner) Best journalistic effort by an individual with three years professional experience or less. This is for newcomers to the profession, not newcomers to the tri-state area. A letter from a supervisor attesting to professional tenure must be submitted.
Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York: For the story or series that is most complimentary of New York City. Good news about people, places, deeds.
All Media (Print, Broadcast, Newswire, Web)
Business Reporting: For hard news coverage, story or series, of developments in business, finance, economics, trends or management.
Commentary: For distinguished editorial writing or commentary. Emphasis is on timeliness, clarity, balance and certain knowledge presented in a way that can sway or convincingly inform public opinion.
Consumer Reporting: For timely coverage of safety issues, business trends, product/service scams or unique consumer strategies of demonstrably useful interest to consumers.
Continuing Coverage: For reporting of an ongoing story that, over time, demonstrates through enterprise and/or individual reporting, meaningful developmental broadening of the subject, event or premise.
Crime Reporting: For hard news coverage of crime, cops and courts.
Documentary: For excellence in investigative, long-form reporting. Subject must be consequential and of contemporary significance. Presentation must be in traditional documentary form, not as a series or collection of related material published serially.
Entertainment News: For timely, news-based coverage of the arts, books, TV, movies, dance, architecture, or the business of entertainment.
Feature Reporting: For human interest reporting. No hard news. Entries must not fall into the Entertainment News, Science Feature or Sports Feature categories. Topics can include feature angles or tell unique stories based on any subject except those that would qualify for the categories mentioned above.
Feature Reporting-Science Medicine Technology: For human interest reporting. Can include an element of hard news but should focus on the human interest angles of any subject related to science, medicine or technology.
Feature Reporting-Sports: For human interest sports reporting. No hard news. Entries must not fall into the Feature Reporting or Sports News categories. Topics can include feature angles on any subject related to sports.
Food Writing: For skillful, knowledgeable and discerning reporting/writing about food. No restaurant reviews but chef assessments are appropriate. Focus should be on the art, science and aesthetics of sourcing, preparing and serving any kind of dish or meal.
Humor: For excellence in skillfully applying humor, satire or irony in the interpretation of current events or personal experience. Open to all forms: art, written, video, audio.
Political Reporting: For timely reporting in the realms of politics, government, the judiciary, public bureaucracies, civil service, etc.
Special Event Reporting: Coverage that exhibits editorial effort beyond what is usual and ordinary. This might include special coverage of anticipated events, specially featured enterprise reporting, or any reporting of consequence that transcends the usual, day-to-day routine.
Sports News: For hard news coverage of professional or amateur athletics.
Spot News: Any unplanned, unscheduled news coverage requiring an immediate response. The entry must exhibit real-time reporting during or soon after an event on one or several platforms, among them: broadcast, website, print, social media, mobile.
Travel Writing: For distinguished reporting and writing about travel. Focus is on evocative, informative chronicles of personal travel experiences. Exemplary "destination" pieces that include listings for local access, accommodations, attractions, etc., are also eligible.
Print-Specific Award
Best Headline and Front Page: Best use of editorial and layout to convey meaning and compel attention.
Television-Specific Award
News Special: For one-time news "specials." Entries should run a maximum of 35-minutes though leeway is provided, depending on the material.
Photo Awards (Print, Newswire, Web)
Feature Photo: A photography, not an editorial award. Photography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.
Spot News Photo: Best photograph of a news story or event under breaking news conditions.
Video Awards (TV, Newswire, Web)
Feature Video: A videography, not an editorial award. Videography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.
Spot News Video: For the best news videography of a breaking story by an individual or crew. Entries must have been aired within 24 hours of the story or within regular deadlines in the case of a TV news magazine show.

1. The competition is open to individuals and news organizations based or operating in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and to individuals working elsewhere on behalf of New York metro-area news organizations.

2. All entries must have been published or broadcast during the previous calendar year.

3. Entries must be submitted in digital form and uploaded to our awards server from this Web site. Information about submission formats and requirements can be found in the "Tech Specs" section.

4. An entry may not be submitted in more than one category. There is an exception affecting a small number of awards categories. The exception allows a piece to be entered separately for different awards but only by different talents on the creation team. For example, in television, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the editorial awards. The same entry may also be entered by the shooter for one of the videography or photography awards.

5. There is no limit to the number of entries an individual or organization may make in a particular category as long as each entry is singular. For example, Reporter "A" may enter as many pieces into the Consumer Reporting category as desired, as long as each piece is on a different topic. Organization "B" may enter as many pieces by as many reporters as desired into a particular category as long as each entry is on a different topic.

6. Multi-part or series entries must be limited to “the heart” of the material: For print/Web entries, five-parts maximum or 5,000 total words, moreorless. For broadcast entries, 30 minutes total running-time. (30-minute limit does not apply to long-form or non-hard-news broadcast pieces that otherwise fit an Awards category).

7. An entry submitted in an incorrect category will be disqualified. The judges are not able to re-classify incorrectly classified entries.

8. Entry fees must accompany all entries. Fees may be submitted by credit card from the New York Press Club Website OR by check to arrive at the Press Club no later than one week following upload:

The New York Press Club
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Entries for which no entry fees have been received will not be submitted to the judges.


Q I'd like to enter in the Nellie Bly Cub Reporter category. How many pieces should I submit?

A At least one, of course. But if you believe entering several pieces, even on different topics, better showcases your talents, you are limited only by the five-piece, 5,000 word cap we impose on other categories (see below). Multiple pieces should be packaged into a single PDF for upload or if multimedia, as a combination of PDF and Web links.


Q I'd like to enter in the Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York category. How many pieces should I submit?

A See answer to the Nellie Bly question, above.


Q I have three radio reports to enter as a series, each contained in a separate MP3 file. Your entry form accommodates only one file to be uploaded as a Main Entry. How do I get around this?

A Combine all three reports sequentially into a single audio file and upload the result as an MP3 (or WAV) file.


Q I have several photos to enter for a particular award. Your entry form accommodates only one file to be uploaded as a main entry. How do I get around this?

A Combine all photos into a single PDF file, each on its own page, and upload the PDF document.


Q Must I include a cover letter with each entry?

A No. Cover letters are not required. However, they are likely to be of help to the judges if they contain useful context information about the entry with a minimum of hyperbole. We recommend that cover letters be included as the first page of your Main Entry file. Cover letters may also be uploaded separately as a PDF file in the spot designated for them on the entry form.


Q What is the distinction between a cover letter and a synopsis?

A Cover letters are not required, a synopsis is required. The synopsis should be a very brief description of what the piece is about and is intended to provide the judges with context. Logistical details should not be included in the synopsis. Sumbit only a thumbnail description of the entry that sums up for the judges what they are about to view.


Q If my category choice is incorrect, do the judges have the option of moving my entry to a different category?

A NO. You must decide which is the most appropriate category for your material. The judges will not move an entry to a different category. Some material might be appropriate in more than one category; however, it is up to you to decide which category to enter. (Entries entered into categories that are inappropriate are subject to disqualification).


Q Please clarify category limitations for individual and multiple entries.

A The only limitation is that a particular piece can be entered into only one category*. There is no limit on the number of different pieces that can be entered into a single category.

For example, a reporter wishing to enter Story "A" may enter that story into only one category. But that reporter may also enter stories "B", "C", and "D" - on different topics - into the same category. Once entered, none of the stories may be entered into any other category.

* An exception exists for entries made by different talents on the creation team. For example, in TV, an entry may be submitted by a reporter for one of the editorial awards. The same entry may also be entered by the shooter for one of the photo or videography awards.


Q Please clarify length-limits for entries.

A Length limits are in place to assure that the judges see "the heart" of the material entered.

A 5,000 word entry applies to each individual print or Web entry. For series or multi-part entries, a 5-piece, 5,000 word limit applies.

For example, let's say a newspaper ran a 10-piece series in daily installments. To enter the series, editors would select up to five installments from the 10 in the series (the "heart" of the material) and the combined word count for all five installments would have to come in at not much more than 5,000 words. Sidebars do not count as installments but they do contribute to word count.


Entries must be made in digital form and uploaded to this Web site. There is a maximum file size of 50MB for each file uploaded. Files larger than 50MB will not transfer.

Print Material: PDF optimized for Web viewing. Max. size: 8.5" x 14".

Photos: PDF, JPEG / JPG at Web resolution (72 - 150ppi). Multiple photos submitted for a single award must be included in a single PDF.

Audio Material: MP3 or WAV formats only.

Video Material: Video must be self-hosted and submitted as a URL. "Self-hosted" includes video hosted by services such as YouTube, Vimeo, et. al. Video must be viewable over a conventional, "consumer grade" broadband connection and be free from passwords or other access restrictions.

Web Entries: 10 URL fields are provided on each form for individual or multi-part Web entries or Web adjuncts to broadcast or print entries. Each URL field includes a companion description field into which you may (and should) place explanatory information.

Cover Letter: Cover letters are not required but are advised to provide the judges with context. Cover letters must be submitted as PDF's in the specified entry form field. When possible, cover letters can (and should) be inserted as the first page of the entry file.

Upload Notes:

1. Complete and submit a separate entry form for each entry.

2. Maximum individual file size: 50MB. (Larger files will not transfer).

3. Uploaded files MUST end in: .PDF .JPEG .JPG .MP3 or .WAV

4. Name your entry files descriptively and consistently (e.g., “NewsOrg-StorySlug-cover-letter.pdf”, “NewsOrg-StorySlug-entry.pdf”, etc)


2015 Journalism Awards Winners Press Release (PDF)

2014 Journalism Awards Winners Press Release (PDF)

2013 Journalism Awards Winners Press Release (PDF)

2012 Journalism Awards Winners Press Release (PDF)

2011 Journalism Awards Winners Press Release (PDF)

Journalism Awards Winners

2015 Winners


Gold Keyboard
(Single Award) Outstanding enterprise or investigative reporting.

"Death on Rikers Island"
Jake Pearson
The Associated Press


Nellie Bly Cub Reporter
(Single Award) Best journalistic effort by an individual with three years or less professional experience.

"Taylor Strikes a Chord"
Jack Dickey
TIME


Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York
Story or series that is most complimentary of New York City.

Radio
"How Sweet It Is: Riding in the Candy Cab"
George Bodarky
WFUV

Internet
"Clown Care - When Laughter Heals"
Alix Cohen
WomanAroundTown.com

Newspaper
"WSJ Urban Gardner"
Ralph Gardner Jr.
The Wall Street Journal

TV
"How NYC Works"
Roger Clark, Davide Cannaviccio, Jessica Steiner, Dan Komarinetz, Yoojin Lin, Ryan Cooney, Michael Dudley.
NY1 News



Business Reporting
Best story or series focusing on business, finance, economics, trends or management.

Internet
"Offshore Secrets: Luxembourg Leaks"
Leslie Wayne, Kelly Carr, Marina Walker Guevara, Mar Cabra, Michael Hudson
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Magazine
"How GM Silenced Its Whistle-Blowers"
Tim Higgins, Nick Summers
Bloomberg Businessweek

Newspaper
"Business Battle - Ignition Inceptor"
Newsday Staff
Newsday

Newswire
"Tax Runaways"
Zachary R. Mider
Bloomberg News

Radio
"CEO Radio"
Ray Hoffman
WCBS-AM

TV
"Subprime Auto Loans"
Chris Glorioso, Evan Stulberger
WNBC-TV



Commentary
For distinguished editorial writing or commentary.

Internet
"Unwritten Canon"
Tim Kurkjian, Michael Knisley, Patrick Hanrahan, Chris Philpot
ESPN Digital Media

Magazine
"The Truth Columns"
Howard Bryant
ESPN The Magazine

TV
"WRNN -TV Richard French Editorial Compilation"
Richard French
WRNN-TV Richard French Live



Consumer Reporting
For coverage of safety issues, business trends, product/service scams or unique consumer strategies of useful interest to consumers.

Internet
"Congress to Launch Probe Into Escort and Prostitution Services on Twitter"
Jonathan Marino and Joe Deaux
TheStreet

Magazine
"The Lure of Forex"
David Evans
Bloomberg Markets

Newspaper
"WSJ Deadly Medicine"
Jennifer Levitz, Jon Kamp, Thomas Burton
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Health Secrets for Sale"
Shannon Pettypiece, Jordan Robertson
Bloomberg News

TV
"Not the Driveway"
Andrew Hurley, Melissa Sheketoff
News 12 Connecticut



Continuing Coverage
For reporting of an ongoing story that demonstrates meaningful developmental broadening of the subject, event or premise.

Internet
"Activist Investing"
Staff of The Deal
The Deal

Magazine
"Scott Sherman for The Nation: The Battle for 42nd Street"
Scott Sherman
The Nation

Newspaper
"Dumping"
Sarah Armaghan, Sarah Crichton
Newsday

Newswire
"Central American Violence"
Alberto Arce
The Associated Press

Radio
"NYPD Under Fire"
WCBS News Team
WCBS-AM

TV
"Kane In Your Corner: Helmetta Animal Shelter"
Walt Kane, Karin Attonito, Anastasios Stefanidis, Anthony Cocco
News 12 New Jersey



Crime Reporting
Coverage of crimes, police techniques, law enforcement, trends or profiles.

Internet
"Myls Dobson's Death Reveals Loophole in New York's Child Safety Policy"
Janon Fisher, James Fanelli and DNAinfo.com New York Staff
DNAinfo.com New York

Magazine
"Hunted"
Julie Weingarden Dubin
Marie Claire

Newspaper
"WSJ Americas Rap Sheet"
Gary Fields, John Emshwiller, Rob Barry, Coulter Jones
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"The Business of Child Porn: Following the Money"
Kristen Schweizer, Clarissa Batino
Bloomberg News

TV
"The Devil's Drug - Hooked on Heroin"
Tara Rosenblum, Alan Flamenhaft, Jenna Russo, Janine Rose
News 12 Westchester



Documentary
For excellence in investigative, long-form reporting.

Internet
"Mizzou Did Not Pursue Alleged Assault"
Tom Farrey, Nicole Noren, Chris Buckle, Dwayne Bray, Tim Hays, Jason Morris, Cody Shimek, Nick Waligorski, Michael Mikulec
ESPN Digital Media

Magazine
"RISE"
Jonathan Woods
TIME

Radio
"60 Words"
Kelsey Padgett, Matt Kielty, Jad Abumrad, Dylan Keefe, Robert Krulwich, Gregory Johnsen
WNYC and NPR

TV
"The Real Death Valley/Muriendo Por Cruzar (Dying to Cross)"
John Carlos Frey, Solly Granatstein, Marisa Venegas, Shawn Efran, Neil Katz, Esther Kaplan, Greg Gilderman
The Weather Channel, Telemundo and The Investigative Fund with Efran Films



Entertainment News
For timely, news-based coverage of the arts, books, TV, movies, dance, architecture, or the business of entertainment.

Internet
"Miss American Dream"
Taffy Brodesser-Akner
Matter

Magazine
"Post-Finale Stress Disorder"
Taffy Brodesser-Akner
The New York Times Magazine

Newspaper
"Gender and Ethnic Identity Politics in Theater: Jewish Drag Queens and Drag Kings"
Simi Horwitz
The Jewish Daily Forward

Newswire
"Meditations on the Movies"
Jocelyn Noveck
The Associated Press

Radio
"Behind the Scenes at the TODAY Show"
Jessica Ettinger, Matt Ianni, Mike Rappaport, Liz Aiello
SiriusXM Satellite Radio & NBC

TV
"ON THE SCENE With John Bathke: The Bill T. Jones Interview"
John Bathke; Ed Hannen; Adam Jenkins
News 12 New Jersey



Feature Photo
A photography, not an editorial award. Photography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Internet
"Clouds over Manhattan"
Bill Lyons
Staten Island Advance/SILive.com

Magazine
"Border Lines: Tracking Unauthorized Migrants From Above"
Kirsten Luce
Bloomberg Businessweek

Newspaper
"Ramos Liu Memorial 2"
James Keivom
New York Daily News



Feature Reporting
For human interest reporting. No hard news. Entries must not fall into the Entertainment News, Science Feature or Sports Feature categories.

Internet
"The Lives of Non-Muslims in Islamic Pakistan"
Jaweed Kaleem
The Huffington Post

Magazine
"Who Are You Calling a Bully?"
Abigail Pesta
Cosmopolitan

Newspaper
"WSJ Risking Everything"
Adam Entous
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Chaos in West Africa"
Krista Larson
The Associated Press

Radio
"Blasting Through Bedrock: Here Comes the Second Avenue Subway"
Carole Zimmer, Mark Mills, Al Mayers
Bloomberg WBBR Radio

TV
"The Incredible Life of Gardner Watts"
Tara Rosenblum, Alan Flamenhaft
News 12 Westchester



Feature Reporting-Science Medicine Technology
For human interest reporting. Topics can include feature angles on any subject related to science, medicine or technology.

Internet
"Virus Hunters"
Neil Katz, Kevin Hayes, Shawn Efran, David Quammen, Greg Gilderman, Katie Wiggin, Annie Hauser
The Weather Channel

Magazine
"New Blood"
Roger Parloff
Fortune

Newspaper
"WSJ Cancers Super Survivors"
Ron Winslow
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Farmaceuticals"
Brian Grow, P.J. Huffstutter, Michael Erman, Duff Wilson, Mimi Dwyer
Reuters

Radio
"Ana and Mia: How Eating Disorders Evolved Online"
Manoush Zomorodi, Alex Goldmark, Andrew Dunn
WNYC

TV
"The Barbershop Project"
Andrew Siff, Michael DelGiudice
WNBC-TV



Feature Reporting-Sports
For human interest sports reporting. No hard news. Topics can include feature angles on any subject related to sports.

Internet
"Where Sports and Politics Collide"
Dave Zirin
The Nation.com

Magazine
"While The World Watched"
Wright Thompson
ESPN The Magazine

Newspaper
"Tears For Tom"
Bob Herzog
Newsday

Newswire
"Baseball Caught Looking as Fouls Injure 1750 Fans a Year"
David Glovin
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Not Just Special Athletes, But Remarkable Champions"
Drew Casey
WFUV

TV
"Throwing Pains"
Kurt Semder, Jose Sanchez, Greg Thompson
News 12 Bronx



Feature Video
A videography, not an editorial award. Videography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Internet
"Welcome To The College Football Playoff"
Neil Jamieson, John Korpics, John B. Morris, David Duffey, Cub Studio, Morgan Samuel
ESPN Digital Media

Magazine
"Behind The Video of Eric Garner’s Deadly Confrontation With NYPD"
Paul Moakley
TIME

Newspaper
"Morocco's Mule Ladies"
Almudena Toral; Suzanne Daley; Rachel Chaundler; Tomas Peire, Carles Delgado
The New York Times

TV
"How NYC Works"
Davide Cannaviccio
NY1 News



Food Writing
For skillful, knowledgeable and discerning reporting/writing about food.

Internet
"Long Islands AllStar Chefs 12 to Know"
Polly Higgins, Alejandra Villa, Matthew Cassella, Joan Reminick, Erica Marcus, Marjorie Robins
Newsday.com

Magazine
"Chicken by the Sea"
Jeff Chu
Travel & Leisure Southeast Asia

Newspaper
"Beer Project"
Peter Gianotti
Newsday

Newswire
"Food Features"
J.M. Hirsch
The Associated Press



Humor
For excellence in skillfully applying humor, satire or irony in the interpretation of current events or personal experience.

Internet
"Stressed Out Mom, Neglected Dad - Nuggets from a Mom with No Filter"
Becky Langton
WomanAroundTown.com

Newspaper
"WSJ Jason Gay"
Jason Gay
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Go For the Food A New Yorker finds perfect steaks and lamb fries at Cattlemens in Oklahoma"
Beth Harpaz
The Associated Press

TV
"On the Spot"
Lily Stolzberg, Josh Schnitzer, John Prentice, Brian Stahl, Glenn Garthwaite
News 12 Long Island



News Special
One-time news special, submitted as aired with no post edits or post effects.

TV
"Fallen Heroes Memorial Day 2014 Special"
Virginia Huie, David Garden, Andrew J. Singh, James Luning, Brian Endres, Charles Bucci
News 12 Long Island



Political Coverage
Coverage of politics, campaigns, government, municipal agencies, or civil service.

Internet
"Mayor's Top Aide Hid Relationship With Convicted Felon"
James Fanelli, Murray Weiss and DNAinfo.com New York Staff
DNAinfo.com New York

Magazine
"Citizenship for Sale"
Peter Elkind, with Marty Jones
Fortune

Newspaper
"WSJ Midterm Elections"
Patrick O'Connor
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"The Echo Chamber"
Joan Biskupic, Janet Roberts and John Shiffman
Reuters

Radio
"Election Night 2014"
Neil A. Carousso
WRHU-FM and 103.9 LI News Radio

TV
"School Speed Zone Tickets"
Rich Barrabi, John Prentice, David Garden, David Rahner
News 12 Long Island



Special Event Reporting
Coverage that exhibits editorial effort beyond what is usual and ordinary.

Internet
"The Test of the Champion at Belmont Stakes"
Newsday multimedia department
Newsday.com

Magazine
"The Final Walk-Off"
J.R. Moehringer
ESPN The Magazine

Newspaper
"WSJ Peering Inside Alibaba"
Juro Osawa, Paul Mozur, Rolfe Winkler, Kathy Chu, Laurie Burkitt, Telis Demos, Matt Jarzemsky
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"70 years after DDay daughter listens anew to voice of late father who jumped with the 101st"
Beth Harpaz
The Associated Press

Radio
"Eye On Ebola"
WCBS News Team
WCBS-AM

TV
"WRNN -TV Richard French Live An Unbreakable Bond"
Richard French, Christine Persichette, Michael Madden, Ashley Giddix, Michael Fitzsimmons
WRNN-TV Richard French Live



Sports News
Coverage of professional and amateur athletics.

Internet
"Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri"
Jeffrey Basinger, Anthony Carrozzo, Mark LaMonica, Greg Logan
Newsday.com

Newspaper
"Domestic Abuse in the NFL"
Steve Eder
The New York Times

Radio
"Verne Lundquist: Coming Full Circle"
Mack Rosenberg
WFUV

TV
"Tragic State"
William Weinbaum, John Barr, Scott O'Leary, Rob Berman, Carolyn Hong, Dwayne Bray, Chris Buckle, Joshua Vorensky, Bryan Brousseau, Joe LoMonaco, Marc Lustig
ESPN



Spot News
Unplanned, unscheduled coverage requiring an immediate response, published during or soon after an event.

Internet
"NYPD Officers Fatally Shot"
Newsday.com and Newsday Staffs
Newsday.com

Newspaper
"WSJ Comcast Time Warner Deal"
Shalini Ramachandran, Dana Cimilluca, Brent Kendall, Gautham Nagesh, Rani Molla, Martin Peers, Dana Mattioli
The Wall Street Journal

Radio
"Explosion In Harlem"
WCBS News Team
WCBS-AM

TV
"No Indictment in the Death of Eric Garner"
Staff
NY1 News



Spot News Photo
Best photograph of a news story or event under breaking news conditions.

Newspaper
"Harlem Building Explosion"
James Keivom
New York Daily News

Newswire
"The PBR Buck Off"
Staton Rabin
ZUMA Press Wire Service



Spot News Video
Best news videography of a breaking story by an individual or crew.

Internet
"I Cant Breathe"
New York Daily News / Ramsey Orta
New York Daily News

TV
"Snow Cars"
Christopher Wood, Allsion Bybee
News 12 Connecticut



Travel Writing
For distinguished reporting and writing about travel.

Internet
"A French Ramble Through Rambouillet"
Julie Chateauvert
WomanAroundTown.com

Magazine
"Ghosts and Gods of Penang"
Jeff Chu
Travel & Leisure Southeast Asia

Newspaper
"Day for Night in Norway"
Reif Larsen
The New York Times



2014 Winners


Gold Keyboard
(Single Award) Outstanding enterprise or investigative reporting.

"Bitter Pill: Why Our Medical Bills Are Killing Us"
Steven Brill
TIME

Finalists:

"Fortune: Dirty Medicine"
Katherine Eban
Fortune

"Police Misconduct"
Newsday Staff
Newsday

"Massacre of Muslims"
Todd Pitman
The Associated Press




Nellie Bly Cub Reporter
(Single Award) Best journalistic effort by an individual with three years or less professional experience.

"In Mississippi, Generations Still Fighting Illiteracy"
Jackie Mader
The Hechinger Report

Finalist:

"Beyond the Finish Line"
Tim Rohan
The New York Times




Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York
Story or series that is most complimentary of New York City.

Radio
"35 Years of Ronald McDonald House in New York"
Wayne Cabot
WCBS Newsradio 880

Internet
"Know Your Neighbor"
Jennifer Hsu
WNYC.org

Newspaper
"Metro Money"
Anne Kadet
The Wall Street Journal

TV
"Grand Central Terminal at 100: All Aboard"
Lewis Dodley, Thomas Farkas, Lisa Fuhrman
NY1 News/Time Warner Cable



Best Headline and Front Page
Best use of editorial and layout to convey meaning and compel attention.

Magazine
"The Hedge Fund Myth"
Josh Tyrangiel
Bloomberg Businessweek

Newspaper
"BEATEN"
Newsday Staff
Newsday



Best Web Exclusive Content
Content built specifically for an organization's Web site.

Internet
"Sandy: After the Storm"
The Wall Street Journal Staff
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Reckoning to Revival"
Keith Naughton
Bloomberg News



Business Reporting
Best story or series focusing on business, finance, economics, trends or management.

Internet
"Secrecy for Sale: Inside the Global Offshore Money Maze"
Michael Hudson, Djordje Padejski, Milan Dudvarski, Branislav Sovljanski, Blaž Zgaga
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Magazine
"Insider Trading"
Roger Parloff
Fortune

Newspaper
"The Sandy Insurance Mess"
Joe Ryan
Newsday

Newswire
"Artful Dodgers"
Zachary R. Mider
Bloomberg News

Radio
"NYC Tech: Who’s Your Daddy?"
Manoush Zomorodi, Andrea Bernstein, Charlie Herman
WNYC-FM

TV
"Picture Perfect Success"
Tara Rosenblum, Eric Leeds
News 12 Westchester



Consumer Reporting
For coverage of safety issues, business trends, product/service scams or unique consumer strategies of useful interest to consumers.

Internet
"Wireless Savings Calculator"
Scott M. Austin, Lakshmi Ketineni, Paul Antonson, Spencer E. Ante, Ryan Knutson, Thomas Gryta, Ben Fox Rubin
The Wall Street Journal

Magazine
"Tungsten's Tainted Trail"
Michael Smith, Alex Webb, Tim Culpan
Bloomberg Markets

Newswire
"They Own the House, but Not What Lies Beneath"
Michelle Conlin, Brian Grow
Reuters

Radio
"Know Thy @Neighbor: The End of Urban Anonymity"
Manoush Zomorodi, Collin Campbell, Charlie Herman, Dan Tucker
WNYC-FM

TV
"The Body Business"
Patrick Dolan, Thomas Maier, Daniel Scaturro, Andrew Singh, David Rahner, Jessica Lee
News 12 Long Island



Continuing Coverage
For reporting of an ongoing story that demonstrates meaningful developmental broadening of the subject, event or premise.

Internet
"Long Island's Water Supply"
Ian Bross, Jennifer Earl, Eileen Holliday, Amanda Hofmockel, Timothy Healy, Emily C. Dooley
Newsday

Newspaper
"Waste Lands"
John R. Emshwiller, Jeremy Singer-Vine
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Inside Rebel Syria"
Oliver Holmes, Alexander Dziadosz
Reuters

Radio
"Derailment In The Bronx"
WCBS Newsteam
WCBS Newsradio 880

TV
"Shop & Frisk"
Mario Diaz, Victor Lopez III, Paul Rosenberg, Bill Muller, Nick Devita, Shashi Sharma, Amy Waldman
WPIX-TV



Crime Reporting
Coverage of crimes, police techniques, law enforcement, trends or profiles.

Internet
"Baby Hope's Mother Found 22 Years After Girl's Murder"
Murray Weiss
DNAinfo.com New York

Magazine
"El Gringo Loco"
John H. Richardson
Playboy Magazine

Newspaper
"Mental Illness: The Violent Price of Neglect"
Gary Fields
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Honduras"
Alberto Arce
Associated Press

TV
"Hit and Run Squad"
Eileen Lehpamer, David Rahner, Glenn Garthwaite
News 12 Long Island



Entertainment News
For timely, news-based coverage of the arts, books, TV, movies, dance, architecture, or the business of entertainment.

Internet
"Discovering the Unexplored Interior: An Important Lesson in History with Jay O. Sanders"
Marti Davidson Sichel
WomanAroundTown.com

Magazine
"The Chelsea Hotel Had Its Own Eloise"
Taffy Brodesser-Akner
The New York Times Magazine

Newspaper
"It's Not Easy Being a Jewish Artist in a Muslim Land: Theater Professionals Face Challenges in Arab Countries"
Simi Horwitz
The Jewish Daily Forward

Newswire
"Profiles in entertainment"
Jocelyn Noveck
Associated Press

Radio
"Lenny's Letters"
Sara Fishko, Karen Frillmann, Wayne Shulmister, Laura Mayer
WNYC-FM



Feature Photo
A photography, not an editorial award. Photography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Internet
"Portrait of Domestic Violence"
Sara Naomi Lewkowicz
TIME.com

Magazine
"Healing Bobby"
Peter van Agtmael
TIME

Newspaper
"Sandy: One Year After"
Debbie Egan-Chin
New York Daily News



Feature Reporting
For human interest reporting. No hard news. Entries must not fall into the Entertainment News, Science Feature or Sports Feature categories.

Internet
"The Ins and the Outs"
Vinnie Rotondaro, Maura Ewing
Narratively

Magazine
"Vile Rat"
David Kushner
Playboy Magazine

Newspaper
"Born To Ride"
Barry Bearak
The New York Times

Newswire
"Friends Like These"
Jonathan Allen
Reuters

Radio
"The Price of Admission: A Musical Biography of Florence Beatrice Price"
Terrance McKnight
WQXR

TV
"The Player: Secrets of a Vegas Whale"
Alexandra Dean, Trish Regan, Courtney Coupe, Ryo Ikegami, Ara Ayer, Vincent Mactiernan
Bloomberg Television



Feature Reporting-Science Medicine Technology
For human interest reporting. Topics can include feature angles on any subject related to science, medicine or technology.

Magazine
"Fortune: Sheryl Sandberg"
Miguel Helft
Fortune

Newspaper
"Trials"
Amy Dockser Marcus
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Crimes of the Heart"
Peter Waldman, David Armstrong, Sydney P. Freedberg
Bloomberg News

Radio
"How Kids Are Like Software"
Manoush Zomorodi, Alex Goldmark, Dan Tucker, Charlie Herman
WNYC-FM

TV
"Learning From Newtown"
Dan Mannarino, Dawn Howes, Kenton Young, Victor Lopez
WPIX-TV



Feature Reporting-Sports
For human interest sports reporting. No hard news. Topics can include feature angles on any subject related to sports.

Internet
"Inside the Rivalry: Don Bosco vs. Bergen Catholic"
Brian Fitzsimmons
MSGVarsity.com

Magazine
"It Was Nice To Be On The Inside"
Peter Keating
ESPN the Magazine

Newspaper
"Enduring Endurance Sports"
Kevin Helliker
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn"
Beth J. Harpaz
Associated Press

Radio
"I am Somebody"
Bobby Gubin
WFUV

TV
"The Good Luck Charm"
Virginia Huie, Brian Endres
News 12 Long Island



Feature Video
A videography, not an editorial award. Videography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Internet
"Long Island's New Farmers"
Chris Ware, Mario Gonzalez, Robert Cassidy, Arnold Miller
Newsday

TV
"Video Composite"
Douglas Pawlikowski
News 12 Westchester



News Special
One-time news special, submitted as aired with no post edits or post effects.

TV
"Bail Or Jail: Forgetting Fairness"
Richard French, Don Dudley, Ashley Giddix, Mike Bruno, Amy Nyikos, Mike Andriello, Ralph Kebrdle
FiOS1 News



Political Coverage
Coverage of politics, campaigns, government, municipal agencies, or civil service.

Internet
"Three Stooges of NJ Disability Pensions"
Mark Lagerkvist
New Jersey Watchdog

Magazine
"Majority Rule"
Michael Scherer, Alex Altman
TIME

Newspaper
"New York's Mayoral Race"
Michael Howard Saul, Andrew Grossman, Sophia Hollander
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Unaccountable"
Scot Paltrow, Kelly Carr
Reuters

Radio
"The 2013 NYC Campaign"
Rich Lamb
WCBS Newsradio 880

TV
"Brookhaven Fallout"
Eileen Lehpamer, David Leibowitz
News 12 Long Island



Special Event Reporting
Coverage that exhibits editorial effort beyond what is usual and ordinary.

Internet
"Fete Paradiso - Out of Time Into Imagination"
Alix Cohen
WomanAroundTown.com

Radio
"Emerging Economies Race to Compete"
Carole Zimmer, Mark Mills, Al Mayers
Bloomberg Radio WBBR

TV
"ROME Picking a New Pope"
Mary Murphy, Dan Mannarino, Kenton Young, Ken Pelczar
WPIX-TV



Sports News
Coverage of professional and amateur athletics.

Internet
"Marathon Security - Is It Even Possible After Boston"
Peter Keating
ESPN.com

Newspaper
"A Different Path"
Jim Baumbach
Newsday

Newswire
"Nascar"
Jenna Fryer
Associated Press

Radio
"Bob Costas: The Last Word"
Alex Smith
WFUV

TV
"Rutgers Scandal Widens"
Richard French, Andrew Whitman, Dominic Carter, Mike Bruno, Ralph Kebrdle
RNNTV



Spot News
Unplanned, unscheduled coverage requiring an immediate response, published during or soon after an event.

Internet
"Record-shattering blizzard wallops Long Island"
Newsday.com Staff, Newsday Staff
Newsday

Newspaper
"Metro North Crash"
The Wall Street Journal Staff
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Moore Tornado Strike"
AP Staff
Associated Press

Radio
"Derailment In The Bronx"
WCBS News Team
WCBS Newsradio 880

TV
"The Death of Ed Koch"
NY1 News Staff
NY1 News/Time Warner Cable



Spot News Photo
Best photograph of a news story or event under breaking news conditions.

Internet
"Witness to a Syrian Execution"
Agence LeJournal/SIPA via TIME
TIME.com

Magazine
"Final Embrace"
Taslima Akhter
TIME

Newspaper
"Helping Hand"
David Handschuh
New York Daily News

Newswire
"Boston Bombing - Cowboy Hat Hero"
Kelvin Ma
Bloomberg News



2013 Winners


Gold Keyboard
(Single Award) Outstanding enterprise or investigative reporting.

"Breakdown"
Walt Bogdanich
The New York Times

Finalists:

"Honduras"
Alberto Arce
The Associated Press

"Unlocked"
Sam Dolnick
The New York Times



Nellie Bly Cub Reporter
(Single Award) Best journalistic effort by an individual with three years or less professional experience.

"Education in the South Bronx"
Patrick Wall
DNAinfo.com New York

Finalists:

"FT Hedge Fund Survey & Report 2012"
Jonathan Kanterman
Financial Times

"Rocky & Bullwinkle & The Cuban Missile Crisis"
Julia Wetherell
WNYC-FM



Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York
Story or series that is most complimentary of New York City.

TV
"Caught by an Angel"
Matt Kozar, Mike Humphries, Cheryl Meaney, Ardina Seward, John Carrozelli
WABC-TV

TV
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Brooklyn Storms Back: Red Hook Recovery/Waterfront Museum"
Kecia Élan Cole, Jonathan Lief, Greg Sutton
Brooklyn Independent TV

Newspaper
"100 Years of Staying Put"
Benjamin Weiser, Noah Rosenberg
The New York Times

Newspaper
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Running to Bring a City Back"
Jason Gay
The Wall Street Journal

Radio
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"A Sandy Hero"
Alex Silverman
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

Radio
"Hudson Square"
Jane Tillman Irving
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

Internet
"Photographing the Humans of New York"
Jon Groat
Tumblr & NYMag.com

Internet
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Man Hailed as Hero for Saving Taxi Driver from Drowning"
Jeff Mays
DNAinfo.com New York



Best Headline and Front Page
Best use of editorial and layout to convey meaning and compel attention.

Magazine
"The Next Four Years"
Josh Tyrangiel, Richard Turley
Bloomberg Businessweek

Newspaper
"This Is Your Captain Freaking"
Deborah Pines
The New York Post



Best Web Exclusive Content
Content built specifically for an organization's Web site.

Internet
"A Fighting Chance"
Arnold Miller, Robert Cassidy, Christopher Ware, Peggy Bustamante, David Holland, John Williams, Newsday.com staff
Newsday



Business Reporting
Best story or series focusing on business, finance, economics, trends or management.

Internet
"Fraud and Folly-The Untold Story of General Electric's Subprime Debacle"
Michael Hudson, E. Scott Reckard
Center for Public Integrity

Magazine
"Everything's On Me"
Tim Keown
ESPN the Magazine

Newspaper
"HCA"
Reed Abelson, Julie Creswell
The New York Times

Newswire
"Corporate Tax Series"
Tom Bergin
Reuters

Radio
"Jobs Explosion, Jobs Implosion"
Carole Zimmer, Mark Mills, Al Mayers
Bloomberg Broadcast

TV
"The Elf on the Shelf"
Carol Massar, Carole Zimmer, Courtney Chapman
Bloomberg Broadcast



Consumer Reporting
For coverage of safety issues, business trends, product/service scams or unique consumer strategies of useful interest to consumers.

Magazine
"The Scourge of the Superbugs"
Jason Gale, Adi Narayan
Bloomberg Markets

Newspaper
"Telecom Talk"
Anton Troianovski
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Social Security"
Stephen Ohlemacher
The Associated Press

TV
"Breeder Battle"
Walt Kane, Karin Attonito, Anthony Cocco, Ryan Beckman
News 12 New Jersey



Continuing Coverage
For reporting of an ongoing story that demonstrates meaningful developmental broadening of the subject, event or premise.

Internet
"Mississippi Learning"
Sarah Carr, Sarah Garland, Liz Willen
The Hechinger Report

Internet
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Superstorm Sandy: Long Island recovers"
Newsday.com, Newsday staff
Newsday

Magazine
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Starting Over: A Pet Food Store Fights to Survive Sandy"
Karl Taro Greenfeld
Bloomberg Businessweek

Newspaper
"Divorce New York-Style"
Sophia Hollander
The Wall Street Journal

Newspaper
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Superstorm Sandy"
New York Times staff
The New York Times

Newswire
"Inside the Syrian Resistance"
Ben Hubbard
The Associated Press

Newswire
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"The Northeast in Ruins: Covering Superstorm Sandy"
Matt Townsend, Terrence Dopp, Michael C. Bender, Chris Strohm, Ken Wells, Mark Drajem and Peter S. Green
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Tragedy In Newtown"
WCBS newsteam
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

Radio
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Hurricane Sandy"
WCBS newsteam
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"Deadly Newburgh Police Shooting"
Janine Rose, News 12 staff
News 12 Hudson Valley

TV
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Kane In Your Corner: After Sandy"
Walt Kane, Anthony Cocco, Karin Attonito
News 12 New Jersey



Crime Reporting
Coverage of crimes, police techniques, law enforcement, trends or profiles.

Internet
"Upper East Side Madam Arrested In Five Year Public Corruption Investigation"
Murray Weiss, Shayna Jacobs, Serena Solomon, Leslie Albrecht, Adam Nichols
DNAinfo.com New York

Magazine
"Law and Disorder"
Bob Drury
Playboy Magazine

Newspaper
"Crime in America"
Gary Fields, Cameron McWhirter
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Unsafe at Any Bitrate"
Michael Riley, Vernon Silver, Dune Lawrence
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Some Undocumented Immigrants Relieved To Stay in New York, Even in Legal Limbo"
Mirela Iverac, Karen Frillmann, Wayne Shulmister
WNYC-FM

TV
"Pain Killers: A Prescription For Tragedy"
Richard French, Holli Haerr, Clare Hickey, Ralph Kebrdle, Amy Nyikos
FiOS1 News



Entertainment News
For timely, news-based coverage of the arts, books, TV, movies, dance, architecture, or the business of entertainment.

Internet
"Ropes, Whips and Songs About Cows - Definitely Not Just for Kids"
Alix Cohen
WomanAroundTown.com

Magazine
"Busking a Living"
Simi Horwitz
Back Stage

Newspaper
"Leading Lomans"
Barbara Hoffman
The New York Post

Newswire
"TV Double Vision"
Frazier Moore
The Associated Press

Radio
"Jacqueline Kennedy's White House"
Sara Fishko, Wayne Shulmister, Karen Frillmann
WNYC-FM

TV
"Inside Disney Stories"
Carol Massar, Carole Zimmer, Adam Harris, Courtney Chapman
Bloomberg Broadcast



Feature Photo
A photography, not an editorial award. Photography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Internet
"Altar Girls"
David Paone
Patch.com

Magazine
"Why Shell Is Betting Billions To Drill For Oil...Here"
Corey Arnold
Fortune

Newspaper
"Six Livery Car Drivers"
Jefferson Siegel
The New York Daily News

Newspaper
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Rockaway Fire Department Raising Flag"
Julia Xanthos
The New York Daily News



Feature Reporting
For human interest reporting. No hard news. Entries must not fall into the Entertainment News, Science Feature or Sports Feature categories.

Internet
"Rita McMahon and The Wild Bird Fund"
Alix Cohen
WomanAroundTown.com

Magazine
"The All-American Con Man"
Roger Parloff
Fortune

Newspaper
"War's Wake"
Michael M. Phillips
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Niger-Hunger Brides"
Rukmini Callimachi
The Associated Press

Radio
"Guthrie Archive"
Sara Fishko, Paul Schneider, Karen Frillmann
WNYC-FM

TV
"National Pastime"
Ruschell Boone
NY1 News



Feature Video
A videography, not an editorial award. Videography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Internet
"D is For Divorce"
Jessica Bennett, Sky Dylan-Robbins
Tumblr & Time.com

Internet
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Elderly residents left in the dark in many Coney Island NYCHA buildings"
Rebecca Davis
The New York Daily News

TV
"Laubin's Legacy"
Douglas Pawlikowski
News 12 Westchester

TV
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"New Dorp Destruction"
Lisa Reyes, Alan Flamenhaft
News 12 Westchester



News Special
One-time news special, submitted as aired with no post edits or post effects.

TV
"Journey of Remembrance"
Jill Wagner, David Leibowitz, Valerie Gildea
News 12 Long Island



Political Coverage
Coverage of politics, campaigns, government, municipal agencies, or civil service.

Internet
"60 NJ State 'Double-Dippers' Collect $10 Million Per Year"
Mark Lagerkvist
New Jersey Watchdog

Magazine
"Inside Karl Rove's Billionaire Fundraiser"
Sheelah Kolhatkar
Bloomberg Businessweek

Newspaper
"The $300G Commish"
Rick Brand
Newsday

Newswire
"The Unequal State of America"
David Rohde, Deborah Nelson, Himanshu Ojha, Kristina Cooke, Ryan McNeill
Reuters

Radio
"Eye On Politics"
Steve Scott
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"The Finance Director's Finances"
Walt Kane, Anthony Cocco, Matt Murphy
News 12 New Jersey



Regularly Scheduled Local News
Best single newscast based on news judgment, production, writing, editing and delivery.

TV
"News 12 Brooklyn 10/2012"
Berta Castaner, Brooke Rothenberg, Matt Murphy, Christina Stolfo, Samson Forney, Rich Barrabi, Stacy-Ann Gooden, Dana Arschin, Ivette Feliciano
News 12 Brooklyn



Special Event Reporting
Coverage that exhibits editorial effort beyond what is usual and ordinary.

Internet
"Presidential candidates come to Hofstra"
Newsday.com, Newsday staff, Newsday Editorial Board
Newsday

Newspaper
"A History of New York in 50 Objects"
Sam Roberts
The New York Times

Newswire
"Teaching the Titanic"
Leanne Italie
The Associated Press

Radio
"Alex North"
Sara Fishko, Wayne Shulmister, Karen Frillmann
WNYC-FM

TV
"Japan Disaster: One Year Later"
Dean Meminger
NY1 News



Sports News
Coverage of professional and amateur athletics.

Internet
"Rachel Stratton-Mills - The Coach Behind the Olympic Swimmer"
Charlene Giannetti
WomanAroundTown.com

Magazine
"Crossroads Series"
Peter Keating, David Fleming, J.R. Moehringer
ESPN the Magazine

Newswire
"Augusta National"
Doug Ferguson
The Associated Press

Radio
"Al Michaels: Seizing the Moment"
Kyle Kesses
WFUV-FM

TV
"Eyes on the Prize"
Virginia Huie, David Garden
News 12 Long Island



Spot News
Unplanned, unscheduled coverage requiring an immediate response, published during or soon after an event.

Internet
"Brush fires sweep Pine Barrens"
Newsday.com, Newsday staff
Newsday

Internet
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Superstorm Sandy hits Long Island"
Newsday.com, Newsday staff
Newsday

Newspaper
"Healthcare Law Upheld"
The Wall Street Journal staff
The Wall Street Journal

Newspaper
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Superstorm Sandy"
New York Times staff
The New York Times

Radio
"Shooting At The Empire State Building"
WCBS newsteam
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

Radio
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Hurricane Sandy: November 1st"
WCBS newsteam
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"Midtown Shooting"
Matt Kozar, Dave Alter
WABC-TV

TV
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Superstorm Sandy"
NY1 News staff
NY1 News



Spot News Photo
Best photograph of a news story or event under breaking news conditions.

Internet
"Family Mourns 13 Year Old Killed by Gun Violence"
Joseph Tabacca
DNAinfo.com New York

Internet
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Hurricane Sandy's Destruction of Breezy Point"
Tuan Nguyen
DNAinfo.com New York

Newspaper
"Scream"
Debbie Egan-Chin
The New York Daily News

Newspaper
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Sandy's Trail of Ruin on Long Island"
Gordon Grant, Doug Kuntz, James Carbone, Thomas A. Ferrara, Johnny Milano, Daniel Goodrich, Heather Walsh, Alejandra Villa, Charles Eckert, J.Conrad Williams Jr, Amanda Voisard, John Paraskevas, Barry Sloan, Danielle Finkelstein
Newsday



Spot News Video
Best news videography of a breaking story by an individual or crew.

Internet
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Superstorm Sandy Long Beach pummeled"
Newsday.com Video staff
Newsday

TV
"We Didn't Disappear"
Michael DelGiudice
WNBC-TV

TV
Superstorm Sandy Special Award
"Hurricane Sandy in Babylon"
Kevin Maher, Daniel Jacobsen
News 12 Long Island



2012 Winners


Gold Keyboard
(Single Award) Outstanding enterprise or investigative reporting.

"NYPD Spies on NYC"
Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, Chris Hawley, Eileen Sullivan
The Associated Press

Finalists:

"Drilling Down"
Ian Urbina
The New York Times

"Lost in Translation"
Daniel Golden, Oliver Staley
Bloomberg News



Nellie Bly Cub Reporter
(Single Award) Best journalistic effort by an individual with three years or less professional experience.

"Articles by Sarah Butrymowicz"
Sarah Butrymowicz
Hechinger Report

Finalists:

"Articles by Nicholas Kusnetz"
ProPublica

"Reports by Alex Silverman"
WCBS Newsradio 880



Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York
Story or series that is most complimentary of New York City.

Internet
"Woman Around Town: Deborah Koenigsberger - Heart of Gold"
Charlene Giannetti
WomanAroundTown.com

Radio
"Our 9/11: Growing Up In The Aftermath"
Jillian Suarez, Erin Reeg, Norhan Basuni, Eric Leinung, Brendan Illis, Joey Rizzolo, Kaari Pitkin, Marianne McCune, Sanda Htyte and Courtney Stein, John DeLore, Mike Jones
WNYC-FM

TV
"One on 1 with Budd Mishkin: A Look Back at 2011"
Budd Mishkin, Sean Flax
NY1 News



Best Headline and Front Page
Best use of editorial and layout to convey meaning and compel attention.

Magazine
"The Infidelity Economy"
Richard Turley, David Foldvari
Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"Blunder and Lightning"
Newsday Staff
Newsday



Best Web Exclusive Content
Content built specifically for an organization's Web site.

Internet
"DNAinfo.com's Crime & Safety Report"
DNAinfo.com New York staff
DNAinfo.com New York



Business Reporting
Best story or series focusing on business, finance, economics, trends or management.

Internet
"Hedge Funds: A Three Part Series"
Merry Sheils
WomanAroundTown.com

Magazine
"The Secret Sins of Koch Industries"
Asjylyn Loder, David Evans, Leigh Baldwin, Angela Cullen and Elisa Martinuzzi
Bloomberg Markets

Newspaper
"Inside Track"
Susan Pulliam, Brody Mullins, Steve Eder, Michael Rothfeld, Jenny Strasburg, Vanessa O'Connell
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Shell Games"
Brian Grow, Kelly Carr, Laurence Fletcher, Nanette Byrnes, Cynthia Johnston, Matthew Bigg, Joshua Schneyer, Kevin Drawbaugh, Martin de Sa'Pinto, Sara Ledwith
Reuters

Radio
"Ray Hoffman CEO Radio"
Ray Hoffman
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"Race For The Next Facebook"
Carol Massar, Matt Miller, Carole Zimmer, Ted Fine
Bloomberg Broadcast



Consumer Reporting
For coverage of safety issues, business trends, product/service scams or unique consumer strategies of useful interest to consumers.

Internet
"Jobs coverage"
Janet Guyon, Jeremy Greenfield, Julie Steinberg, Damian Ghigliotty, Kelly Eggers, Joseph Walker, Kyle Stock
FINS.com

Magazine
"Golden Years Gone Global"
Missy Sullivan
SmartMoney

Newspaper
"Courting the Consumer"
Ellen Byron
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Charter Schools, Broken Promises"
John Hechinger
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Your Wallet"
Ginny Kosola, Judy Speicher
FM News 101.9

TV
"A Losing Ticket"
Jackie Lukas, Brian Jingeleski
News 12 Long Island



Continuing Coverage
For reporting of an ongoing story that demonstrates meaningful developmental broadening of the subject, event or premise.

Internet
"National Arts Club Mismanagement Allegations"
Amy Zimmer
DNAinfo.com New York

Newspaper
"Long Island Railroad"
Alfonso A. Castillo
Newsday

Newswire
"Libyan Revolution"
Samia Nakhoul, Marie-Louise Gumuchian, Alastair MacDonald, Oliver Holmes, Lamine Chikhi, Christian Lowe, Emma Farge, Jessica Donati, Paul Taylor, Dmitry Zhdannikov, Regan E. Doherty, Mohammed Abbas, Rania El Gamal
Reuters

Radio
"The October Snow"
The WCBS News Team
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"Looking for Lauren"
Lisa Reyes, Eric Leeds
News 12 Westchester



Crime Reporting
Coverage of crimes, police techniques, law enforcement, trends or profiles.

Internet
"Coverage of the NYPD Ticket-Fixing Scandal"
Murray Weiss
DNAinfo.com New York

Magazine
"Cash, Crime and Human Organs"
Michael Smith, Daryna Krasnolutska, David Glovin, David Voreacos
Bloomberg Markets

Newspaper
"Crime Scene"
Mike Wilson
The New York Times

Newswire
"Hydrocodone Abuse"
Chris Hawley
The Associated Press

Radio
"Amid Summer Crime Spike, Police in Newark Reach Out to Its Residents"
Mirela Iverac, Karen Frillmann, Jennifer Munson, Rob Granniss
WNYC-FM

TV
"Inside the House of Horrors: The Barbara Sheehan Interview"
Kirstin Cole, Peter Ruello, Thomas Cassidy, Ken Pelczar
WPIX-TV



Entertainment News
For timely, news-based coverage of the arts, books, TV, movies, dance, architecture, or the business of entertainment.

Internet
"Marching to Save Mother Earth"
Alix Cohen
WomanAroundTown.com

Newspaper
"The Last Movie Maestro"
John Jurgensen
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"From South Dakota to the Bolshoi: A Dancer's Leap"
Jocelyn Noveck
The Associated Press

Radio
"Songs from The Book of Mormon"
Kurt Andersen, Jenny Lawton
Studio 360 With Kurt Andersen

TV
"Billy Joel Defends Long Island"
Jill Wagner, David Leibowitz
News 12 Long Island



Feature Photo
A photography, not an editorial award. Photography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Internet
"Photo from Tysha Jones' Vigil"
Ben Fractenberg
DNAinfo.com New York

Newspaper
"Marisa: A Little Girl's Fight To Live"
Alejandra Villa
Newsday



Feature Reporting
For human interest reporting. No hard news. Entries must not fall into the Entertainment News, Science Feature or Sports Feature categories.

Internet
"Military Children Left Behind: Decrepit Schools, Broken Promises"
Kristen Lombardi, Emma Schwartz
Center for Public Integrity

Magazine
"The Accidental Sex Offender"
Abigail Pesta
Marie Claire

Newspaper
"Punched Out"
John Branch
The New York Times

Newswire
"Our Piece of History"
Adam Geller
The Associated Press

Radio
"In Upstate NY, Gas Drilling Debate Gets Local"
Maria Scarvalone, Karen Frillmann, Wayne Shulmister, Paul Schneider
WNYC-FM

TV
"Fighting Spirit"
Virginia Huie, David Garden
News 12 Long Island



Feature Video
A videography, not an editorial award. Videography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

TV
"Music Comes From the Street"
Michael DelGiudice
WNBC-TV



News Special
One-time news special, submitted as aired with no post edits or post effects.

TV
"Triangle Shirt Waist Fire: 100 Years"
Andrew Whitman, Richard French III, Ralph Kebrdle, Mike Bruno
WRNN-TV



Political Coverage
Coverage of politics, campaigns, government, municipal agencies, or civil service.

Magazine
"End of Mail"
Devin Leonard
Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"Congressional Tracking"
Naftali Bendavid
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Secret U.S./Taliban Talks"
Missy Ryan, Warren Strobel, Mark Hosenball
Reuters

TV
"60 Minutes: The Insiders"
Jeff Fager, Bill Owens, Steve Kroft, Ira Rosen, Gabrielle Schonder, Andy Soto, Paul Dougherty, Aaron Tomlinson, Matthew Magratten, Tom Staton, Tadd J. Lascari, Jack Weingart, Laura Kuhn
CBS News



Regularly Scheduled Local News
Best single newscast based on news judgment, production, writing, editing and delivery.

TV
"News 12 Brooklyn: Leiby"
Berta Castaner, Scott Levy, Lisa Allen, David Balsome, Betty Yu, Dana Arschin, Erin Natalicchio, Liz Wagner
News 12 Brooklyn



Special Event Reporting
Coverage that exhibits editorial effort beyond what is usual and ordinary.

Magazine
"Why Bin Laden Lost"
Brendan Greeley
Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"Federal Offenses"
Gary Fields, John Emshwiller
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Maxwell House Haggadah Shines on for Passover"
Leanne Italie
The Associated Press

Radio
"9/11: 10 Years Later"
The WCBS News Team
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"We Witnessed 9/11 Through Their Lenses"
Rebecca Davis
The New York Daily News



Sports News
Coverage of professional and amateur athletics.

Internet
"Mickey Mantle - Reluctant Hero"
Charlene Giannetti
WomanAroundTown.com

Magazine
"Industry of Fear"
Peter Keating
ESPN the Magazine

Newspaper
"School Of Hard Knocks"
Tom Rock, Stephen Haynes
Newsday

Newswire
"College Sports Trump Education"
Curtis Eichelberger, Oliver Staley, Aaron Kuriloff, David Mildenberg
Bloomberg News

Radio
"61 is 50: Remembering Roger"
Kyle Kesses
WFUV-FM

TV
"The Perfect Play"
Kevin Maher, Daniel Scaturro, Daniel Jacobsen
News 12 Long Island



Spot News
Unplanned, unscheduled coverage requiring an immediate response, published during or soon after an event.

Internet
"Hurricane Irene News Coverage"
Jim Scott, Michael Ventura, Julie Shapiro, Serena Solomon, Tom Liddy, Jill Colvin, Andrea Swalec
DNAinfo.com New York

Magazine
"Nothing to Do But Start Over Again"
Charles Graeber
Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"The Day That Changed Japan"
The Wall Street Journal staff
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Japan Quake"
Associated Press staff
The Associated Press

Radio
"Earthquake in the Tri-State"
The WCBS News Team
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"Tough Streets"
Tetiana Anderson
NY1 News



Spot News Photo
Best photograph of a news story or event under breaking news conditions.

Internet
"Photo of Occupy Wall Street Rally"
Paul Lomax
DNAinfo.com New York

Newspaper
"His Hero"
Joe Marino
The New York Daily News



Spot News Video
Best news videography of a breaking story by an individual or crew.

TV
"Irene Blows Ashore"
Michael DelGiudice
WNBC-TV



2011 Winners


Gold Keyboard
(Single Award) Outstanding enterprise or investigative reporting.

Graham Rayman
The Village Voice

Series about the inner workings of a typical NYC police precinct based on recordings made by Officer Adrian Schoolcraft showing evidence of downgrading of crime, summons quotas, stop and frisk quotas, civil rights violations, and staffing problems.

Finalists:

"Secrets of the System"
The Wall Street Journal - Mark Schoofs, Maurice Tamman, John Carreyrou, Tom McGinty, Barbara Martinez

"Above the Law"
The New York Times - Clifford J. Levy, Ellen Barry

"Education Inc."
Bloomberg News - Daniel Golden, John Hechinger, John Lauerman

"There Will Be Oil"
Fortune - Adam Lashinsky

"Risky Play"
City Limits Magazine - Patrick Arden

"Beware This Chinese Export"
Barron's - Bill Alpert, Leslie P. Norton



Nellie Bly Cub Reporter
(Single Award) Best journalistic effort by an individual with three years or less professional experience.

"Articles by Sindya N. Bhanoo"
Sindya N. Bhanoo
The New York Times

Finalist:

"Articles by Michael Moore"
Michael Moore
Bloomberg News



Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York
Story or series that is most complimentary of New York City.

Radio
"The First New York Fashion Week"
Sara Fishko, Karen Frillmann, Wayne Shulmister
WNYC-FM

Internet
"Woman Around Town: Edes Gilbert - An Educator Gives Back"
Charlene Giannetti
WomanAroundTown.com

TV
"Never Forget"
Virginia Huie, Brian Endres
News 12 Long Island

Newspaper
"A Parish Tested"
Anne Barnard
The New York Times



Anticipated News
Coverage of a major event that was scheduled well in advance.

Radio
"George Steinbrenner Tribute"
Glenn Schuck
Metro Networks

TV
"Paladino vs. Cuomo On the Issues"
Josh Robin
NY1 News



Best Headline and Front Page
Best use of editorial and layout to convey meaning and compel attention.

Magazine
"Apple Nation"
Farhad Manjoo, David Lidsky
Fast Company Magazine

Newspaper
"Bad Habit"
New York Post Staff
The New York Post



Best Web Exclusive Content
Content built specifically for an organization's Web site.

Internet
"Election Coverage, It's A Free Country"
Anna Sale, Jody Avirgan, Kathleen Ehrlich, Brian Lehrer, John Keefe, Dean Cappello
WNYC.ORG



Business Reporting
Best story or series focusing on business, finance, economics, trends or management.

Internet
"The ABCs of ETFs - A Three Part Series about Investing in ETFs"
Merry Sheils
WomanAroundTown.com

Magazine
"Inside Foxconn"
Frederik Balfour and Tim Culpan
Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"Europe on the Brink"
Marcus Walker, Charles Forelle, Brian Blackstone, David Gauthier-Villars, David Enrich
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"How the Banks Won"
Christine Harper
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Race For The Next Facebook"
Carole Zimmer, Mark Mills, Al Mayers
Bloomberg Radio

TV
"Making The Case For Diversity"
Carol Massar, Margaret Popper
Bloomberg TV



Consumer Reporting
For coverage of safety issues, business trends, product/service scams or unique consumer strategies of useful interest to consumers.

Magazine
"Are Charities Spying on You?"
Anne Kadet
SmartMoney

Newspaper
"The Intelligent Investor"
Jason Zweig
The Wall Street Journal

TV
"NY1 For You"
Susan Jhun, Agnes Chung
NY1 News



Continuing Coverage
For reporting of an ongoing story that demonstrates meaningful developmental broadening of the subject, event or premise.

Internet
"CNNMoney - America's Debt Crisis"
Jeanne Sahadi
CNNMoney.com

Newspaper
"Haiti's Anguish"
Deborah Sontag
The New York Times

Newswire
"The Quest for Transparency"
Bob Ivry, Christine Richard, Caroline Salas, Craig Torres, Shannon D. Harrington, Matthew Leising, Bradley Keoun, Hugh Son, Christopher Condon
Bloomberg News

Radio
"The Blizzard Of 2010"
The WCBS News Team
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"Coney Island"
Jeanine Ramirez
NY1 News



Crime Reporting
Coverage of crimes, police techniques, law enforcement, trends or profiles.

Internet
"Lt. Jack Cambria's Gift of Gab Saves Hostages"
Charlene Giannetti
WomanAroundTown.com

Magazine
"Godfather and Son"
Richard Stratton
Playboy Magazine

Newspaper
"A Solitary Jailhouse Lawyer Argues His Way Out of Prison"
Sean Gardiner
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Truth & Consequences"
David Glovin, Patricia Hurtado, Saijel Kishan
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Chasing The Next High"
Irene Cornell
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"HIV Positive Sex Offender"
Lily Stolzberg, Brian Endres
News 12 Long Island



Entertainment News
For timely, news-based coverage of the arts, books, TV, movies, dance, architecture, or the business of entertainment.

Internet
"Frank Sinatra - The One and Only Voice"
Charlene Giannetti
WomanAroundTown.com

Magazine
"Waving the Flag"
Rick Tetzeli
Fast Company Magazine

Newspaper
"At 72, Jane Fonda Works It Out"
Barbara Hoffman
The New York Post

Newswire
"Coverage of the New York Dance World"
Jocelyn Noveck
The Associated Press

Radio
"Artie Shaw Centenary"
Sara Fishko, Karen Frillmann, Wayne Shulmister
WNYC-FM

TV
"Rock of Ages"
Elisa DiStefano, Charles Malicki, Alvin Rueda
News 12 Long Island



Feature Photo
A photography, not an editorial award. Photography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Magazine
"The Directors"
Gregg Segal
Fortune

Newspaper
"Little Amputee"
Anthony DePrimo
Staten Island Advance



Feature Reporting
For human interest reporting. No hard news. Entries must not fall into the Entertainment News, Science Feature or Sports Feature categories.

Internet
"Vicki Abelson: Move Over Gertrude Stein"
Alix Cohen
WomanAroundTown.com

Magazine
"The Creativity Crisis"
Po Bronson, Ashley Merryman
Newsweek

Newspaper
"Inside Mexico's Drug War, Americans Allege Abuse"
Nicholas Casey
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Coverage of Gay Community With Focus on Family and Youth"
Leanne Italie
The Associated Press

Radio
"Robin Hood"
Sara Fishko, Karen Frillmann, Wayne Shulmister
WNYC-FM

TV
"Gift of Healing"
Andrew Siff, Michael DelGiudice
WNBC-TV



Feature Video
A videography, not an editorial award. Videography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

TV
"Blowin' in the Wind"
Michael DelGiudice
WNBC-TV



News Special
One-time news special, submitted as aired with no post edits or post effects.

TV
"Coney Island Rides Again"
Jeanine Ramirez, Stephanie Simon, Jill Urban
NY1 News



Outstanding Web Coverage
Best overall coverage of a news or feature story.

Internet
"Welcome to Potopia"
Jessica Bennett, Kathy Jones, Monica Parra, Susanna Schrobsdorff and Newsweek.com Staff and Contributors
Newsweek.com



Political Coverage
Coverage of politics, campaigns, government, municipal agencies, or civil service.

Internet
"Formative Experiences of Attorney General Candidates"
Edward-Isaac Dovere
City Hall

Magazine
"The High Cost of Free Parks"
Patrick Arden
Next American City Magazine

Newspaper
"Crisis in Albany"
New York Times Staff
The New York Times

Newswire
"New York Politics, Campaign 2010"
Beth Fouhy
The Associated Press

Radio
"New York Governor's Race"
1010 WINS News Staff
1010 WINS

TV
"Government Waste"
Barbara Nevins Taylor, Ray Parisi, Alan Lessner, Vinny Mariani
WNYW-TV MyFox NY



Regularly Scheduled Local News
Best single newscast based on news judgment, production, writing, editing and delivery.

TV
"Adam Bradley Arrested"
Brian Conybeare, Cheryl Green, Tom Karadimas, Dave Wolf, Stan Kowalski, Janine Rose
News 12 Westchester



Sports News
Coverage of professional and amateur athletics.

Internet
"NFL's Helmet Testing Scrutinized"
Peter Keating
ESPN

Magazine
"Coming to a Head"
Peter Keating, J.B. Morris and the Enterprise Team of ESPN the Magazine
ESPN the Magazine

Newspaper
"Blood Brothers"
Reed Albergotti, Vanessa O'Connell
The Wall Street Journal

Radio
"Ernie Harwell: Our Friend in the Booth"
Dan Obermuller, Gregg Caserta
WFUV-FM

TV
"Field of Yes"
Virginia Huie, David Garden
News 12 Long Island



Spot News
Unplanned, unscheduled coverage requiring an immediate response, published during or soon after an event.

Internet
"TIME.com - Haiti Earthquake Coverage"
TIME.com Staff
TIME.com

Newspaper
"Flash Crash"
Tom Lauricella, Peter A. McKay, Scott Patterson, Jenny Strasburg, Carolyn Cui, Mary Pilon, Robin Sidel
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Arrest of the Times Square Car Bomber"
Colleen Long, Tom Hays, The Associated Press staff
The Associated Press

Radio
"Tornado In NYC"
The WCBS News Team
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"Dead Whale Washes Ashore"
Erin Colton, Susan Caron, Brandon Klein
News 12 Long Island



Spot News Photo
Best photograph of a news story or event under breaking news conditions.

Newspaper
"Saved"
Eric Stringer
The New York Daily News



Spot News Video
Best news videography of a breaking story by an individual or crew.

TV
"Haiti Cholera Protests"
Cath Turner, Alessandro Rampietti, Geoff Mills
Al Jazeera English



2010 Winners


Gold Keyboard
(Single Award) Outstanding enterprise or investigative reporting.

"World of Hurt"
Steven Greenhouse, N.R. Kleinfield
The New York Times

Finalists:
"Paterson Probes" Fredric U. Dicker, The New York Post
"Held by the Taliban" David Rohde, The New York Times



Nellie Bly Cub Reporter
(Single Award) Best journalistic effort by an individual with three years or less professional experience.

"Various Articles"
Jessica Bennett
Newsweek


Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York
Story or series that is most complimentary of New York City.

Radio
"The Jazz Loft Project Radio Series"
Sara Fishko, Edward Haber
WNYC-FM

Internet
"Woman Around Town: Hilary Boyajian-Designs for Survivors"
Carol Toscano
WomanAroundTown.com

TV
"Wrongly-Accused Queens Man Exonerated"
John Metaxas, Dan Smysky, Brian Antonson, Jeffrey Morgan
WCBS-TV

Newspaper
"Clem Richardson Columns"
Clem Richardson
The New York Daily News



Anticipated News
Coverage of a major event that was scheduled well in advance.

Newspaper
"President Obama's Inauguration"
The New York Post Staff
The New York Post

Newswire
"Sentencing of Bernard Madoff"
Tom Hays, Larry Neumeister, Vinnee Tong, Samantha Gross
The Associated Press

Radio
"The Yankees Tickertape Parade"
WCBS-AM News Team
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"Yonkers Firefighter Funeral"
News 12 Staff
News 12 Westchester



Best Headline and Front Page
Best use of editorial and layout to convey meaning and compel attention.

Newspaper
"Hero of the Hudson"
The Staff of the New York Daily News
The New York Daily News



Best Web Exclusive Content
Content built specifically for an organization's Web site.

Internet
"The Bloomberg Record"
Gotham Gazette Staff and Freelancers
Gotham Gazette



Business Reporting
Best story or series focusing on business, finance, economics, trends or management.

Internet
"Jobbed"
Nancy Cook, Arlyn Tobias Gajilan, Devin Gordon
Newsweek.com

Magazine
"How Bernie Did It"
James Bandler, Nicholas Varchaver, Doris Burke
Fortune

Newspaper
"Green China"
Keith Bradsher
The New York Times

Newswire
"Harvard's Toxic Swaps"
Gillian Wee, Jason Kelly, John Lauerman, Michael Quint, Michael McDonald
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Bailing Out Banks, One Toxic Asset At A Time"
Lisa Chow
National Public Radio

TV
"Your Money: Surviving the Crisis Town Meeting"
News 12 Staff
News 12 Westchester



Consumer Reporting
For coverage of safety issues, business trends, product/service scams or unique consumer strategies of useful interest to consumers.

Internet
"Consumer Ally"
Mitch Lipka
WalletPop

Magazine
"The New Retirement"
Peter Keating
Smart Money

Newspaper
"Medicaid Fraud"
Carl Campanile
The New York Post

Newswire
"Fatal Flying on Airlines No Accident in Aviator Complaints to FAA"
Caroline Salas
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Bargains Series"
Sean Adams
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"Unpaid Workers"
Barbara Nevins Taylor, Paul Tsakos, Roy Isen, Brian Kartagener
WNYW-TV MyFox NY



Continuing Coverage
For reporting of an ongoing story that demonstrates meaningful developmental broadening of the subject, event or premise.

Internet
"Time.com on Health Care"
TIME.com Staff
TIME.com

Newspaper
"Detroit in Decline"
The Wall Street Journal Staff
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Armageddon in Alabama Proves Parable for Local U.S. Governments"
Ken Wells
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Tragedy Over The Hudson"
WCBS-AM News Team
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"Murder Mystery"
Tara Rosenblum, Grace Noone, Kenneth Pelczar, Greg Marsh, Paul Simone, Eric Leeds
News 12 Westchester



Crime Reporting
Coverage of crimes, police techniques, law enforcement, trends or profiles.

Magazine
"Dope"
T.J. English
Playboy Magazine

Newspaper
"Petty Crime on the Rise"
Murray Weiss, Brad Hamilton
The New York Post

Newswire
"Stop and Frisk"
Colleen Long
The Associated Press

TV
"Drunk Driving Moms on the Rise"
Kirstin Cole, Joe Garufi
WCBS-TV



Entertainment News
For timely, news-based coverage of the arts, books, TV, movies, dance, architecture, or the business of entertainment.

Internet
"The Lily's Revenge - A Flowergory Manifold"
Alix Cohen
WomanAroundTown.com

Newswire
"Carnegie Hall Stagehand Moving Props Makes $530,044"
Philip Boroff
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Hazel Scott as Herself"
Sara Fishko
WNYC-FM

TV
"A Rare Armonica Player"
Lisa Voyticki
FiOS1 News



Feature Photo
A photography, not an editorial award. Photography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Magazine
"The Directors - Photographs by Ben Baker"
Ben Baker, Armin Harris, Nancy Jo Johnson, Mina Kimes, Julie Schlosser, Jessica Shambora
Fortune

Newspaper
"Spa Treatment"
Bryan Smith
The New York Daily News



Feature Reporting
For human interest reporting. No hard news. Entries must not fall into the Entertainment News, Science Feature or Sports Feature categories.

Internet
"The New Homeless"
Sam Gustin, Eric Wahlgren, Lita Epstein, Jonathan Berr
DailyFinance

Magazine
"America's High-Tech Sweatshops"
Steve Hamm, Moira Herbst
Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"Running in the Shadows"
Ian Urbina
The New York Times

Radio
"World's Fair 1939"
Sara Fishko, Andy Lanset, Wayne Shulmister
WNYC-FM

TV
"Fallen Heroes"
Virginia Huie, Brian Endres, David Abrams, David Garden, Juan Monsalve
News 12 Long Island



Feature Video
A videography, not an editorial award. Videography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

TV
"Marc Blumenthal Composite"
Marc Blumenthal
News 12 Westchester



News Special
One-time news special, submitted as aired with no post edits or post effects.

TV
"Back on the Highline"
Thomas Farkas, Elizabeth Kaledin, Stephanie Simon, Budd Mishkin, Tara Lynn Wagner, Jill Urban, Bobby Cuza
NY1 News



Outstanding Web Coverage
Best overall coverage of a news or feature story.

Internet
"2009 US Open Golf"
The New York Times Sports Department
The New York Times



Political Coverage
Coverage of politics, campaigns, government, municipal agencies, or civil service.

Internet
"State of Israel"
Edward-Isaac Dovere
City Hall

Newspaper
"Travel on the Taxpayer"
Brody Mullins, T.W. Farnam
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Mayor Bloomberg's Re-Election Campaign"
Sara Kugler
The Associated Press

TV
"Campaign 2009"
Robert Hardt, Michael Nitzky, Michael Scotto, Josh Robin, Grace Rauh, Juan Manuel Benitez, Leslie Mayes, Timothy Farrell
NY1 News



Regularly Scheduled Local News
Best single newscast based on news judgment, production, writing, editing and delivery.

TV
"Freak Summer Storm"
News 12 Staff
News 12 Westchester



Sports News
Coverage of professional and amateur athletics.

Internet
"Heading For Trouble"
Peter Keating, Alexa Pozniak
ESPN

Magazine
"Uncontested"
Peter Keating
ESPN the Magazine

Newspaper
"Concussion Series"
Alan Schwarz
The New York Times

Radio
"Yankee Fans Head to Anaheim"
Glenn Schuck
Metro Networks

TV
"Amazing Athletes"
Virginia Huie, Brian Endres
News 12 Long Island



Spot News
Unplanned, unscheduled coverage requiring an immediate response, published during or soon after an event.

Internet
"Ahmadinejad Says Obama Should Back Off"
TIME.com Staff
TIME.com

Magazine
"TIME's Michael Jackson Commemorative"
TIME Staff
TIME

Newspaper
"Miracle on the Hudson"
The Staff of the New York Daily News
The New York Daily News

Newswire
"Hudson River Splashdown"
AP New York City Bureau
The Associated Press

Radio
"Miracle On The Hudson"
WCBS-AM News Team
WCBS-AM 880 Newsradio

TV
"Yonkers Firefighter Death"
News 12 Staff
News 12 Westchester



Spot News Photo
Best photograph of a news story or event under breaking news conditions.

Newspaper
"The Decision"
Michael Schwartz
The New York Daily News



2009 Winners


Gold Keyboard
(Single Award) Outstanding enterprise or investigative reporting.

"Message Machine"
David Barstow
The New York Times

The culmination of a two year investigation, the reporting focused on how the Pentagon, under former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, constructed an elaborate disinformation apparatus to sell the Bush Administration’s case for war and a long occupation in Iraq.


Finalists: Mark Thompson, TIME Magazine, "America's Medicated Army" sheds light on one of the least publicized but most controversial new weapons used by U.S. fighting forces today: anti-depressant drugs.

New York Daily News, series reporting on financing irregularities in the construction of the new Yankee Stadium.



Nellie Bly Cub Reporter
(Single Award) Best journalistic effort by an individual with three years or less professional experience.

"The End of Oil"
Mina Kimes
Fortune Small Business


Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York
Story or series that is most complimentary of New York City.

Radio
"Bella"
Sara Fishko
WNYC-FM

Newswire
"Various Travel Articles"
Beth J. Harpaz
The Associated Press

Newspaper
"Big City"
Susan Dominus
The New York Times



Anticipated News
Coverage of a major event that was scheduled well in advance.

Internet
"Zimbabwe: An Underground Diary"
Rod Nordland
Newsweek

Magazine
"How Obama Rewrote the Book"
Nancy Gibbs
TIME

Newspaper
"Change Has Come - Election Day"
Daily News Staff Reporters
The New York Daily News

Newswire
"Fed Defies Transparency"
Mark Pittman, Elliot Blair Smith, Jesse Westbrook, Bob Ivry, Alison Fitzgerald
Bloomberg News

Radio
"The Historic Visit of Pope Benedict XVI"
The WCBS News Team
WCBS Newsradio

TV
"Papal Visit 2008"
NY1 News Staff
NY1 News



Best Headline and Front Page
Best use of editorial and layout to convey meaning and compel attention.

Magazine
"Make Fear Your Friend"
Fortune Small Business Staff
Fortune Small Business

Newspaper
"America's Historic Vote"
Claire Regan
Staten Island Advance



Best Web Exclusive Content
Content built specifically for an organization's Web site.

Internet
"Southern Discomfort"
Chris Dickey, Lee Wang, Jon Groat, Jennifer Molina, Seamus Murphy
Newsweek



Business Reporting
Best story or series focusing on business, finance, economics, trends or management.

Internet
"Unconnected America"
Arik Hesseldahl
BusinessWeek

Magazine
"We Can't Make It Here"
Kevin Phillips
Playboy Magazine

Newspaper
"The Fall of Bear Stearns"
Kate Kelly
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Goodwill Hunting"
Maxwell Murphy
Dow Jones Newswires

Radio
"Wall Street Meltdown: The Layoffs"
Carole Zimmer, Mark Mills, Nick Ciavatta
Bloomberg Radio



Consumer Reporting
For coverage of safety issues, business trends, product/service scams or unique consumer strategies of useful interest to consumers.

Magazine
"401(k) Predators"
Mara Der Hovanesian
BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"The Credit Trap"
Kathy Chu, Byron Acohido
USA Today

Newswire
"AARP's Stealth Fees Often Sting Seniors With Costlier Insurance"
Gary Cohn, Darrell Preston
Bloomberg News

TV
"Medicaid Fraud"
Barbara Nevins Taylor, Paul Tsakos, Roy Isen, Jonathan Weaver, Brian Kartagener, Chris O'Donoghue, Ed Lopez
WWOR-TV



Continuing Coverage
For reporting of an ongoing story that demonstrates meaningful developmental broadening of the subject, event or premise.

Internet
"Auto Industry Coverage"
David Welch, David Kiley, Ian Rowley
BusinessWeek

Magazine
"Gay Marriage Series"
Lisa Miller, Lorraine Ali, David Jefferson
Newsweek

Newspaper
"The Nixzmary Trials"
Scott Shifrel, Tracy Connor, Jane Ridley
The New York Daily News

Newswire
"Recipe for Famine"
Alan Bjerga, Alan Katz, Carlos Caminada, Alison Fitzgerald, Pius Lukong, Helen Murphy, Christopher Swann, Jason Gale, Luzi Ann Javier, Ian Katz, Ari Levy, Peter Robison
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Eliot Spitzer Scandal"
Glenn Schuck, James Smith, Mike Watts, Jen Pulsone
MetroNetworks

TV
"YMCA Probe"
Tracy Everson, Greg Marsh
News 12 Westchester



Crime Reporting
Coverage of crimes, police techniques, law enforcement, trends or profiles.

Magazine
"The Strange Redemption of James Keene"
Hillel Levin
Playboy Magazine

Newspaper
"The Hidden Cost of Violence"
Gary Fields
The Wall Street Journal



Entertainment News
For timely, news-based coverage of the arts, books, TV, movies, dance, architecture, or the business of entertainment.

Magazine
"George Clooney: The Last Movie Star"
Joel Stein
TIME

Newswire
"Marilyn Horne, Survivor"
Verena Dobnik
The Associated Press

Radio
"Lalo Schifrin"
Sara Fishko
WNYC-FM

TV
"Muse Show 91"
Carol Massar, Manuela Hoelterhoff, Zinta Lundborg, Kathleen Campion, Ellen Pinchuk, Robert Hilferty,John Bence, Andrea Simon, Amy Marino, Robin Schatz, Mary Linnane, Alex Graham, Paul Cavrell, Joseph Valenti, Ryo Ikegami
Bloomberg TV



Feature Photo
A photography, not an editorial award. Photography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Newspaper
"Miraculous Reception"
Michael Appleton
The New York Daily News



Feature Reporting
For human interest reporting. No hard news. Entries must not fall into the Entertainment News, Science Feature or Sports Feature categories.

Internet
"Views on the Bailout, from Harlem to Wall Street"
Moira Herbst
BusinessWeek

Magazine
"The Subprime Wolves Are Back"
Chad Terhune, Robert Berner
BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"Red Sox Jersey Curse"
New York Post Staff
The New York Post

Newswire
"Long Haul"
Sharon Cohen
The Associated Press

Radio
"WCBS Bargains"
Sean Adams
WCBS Newsradio

TV
"Jazz Lives Here"
Stephanie Simon
NY1 News



Feature Video
A videography, not an editorial award. Videography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

TV
"In Search of Miracles"
David Leibowitz
News 12 Long Island



News Special
One-time news special, submitted as aired with no post edits or post effects.

TV
"45 Years at Shea"
John Houseman
WPIX-TV



Outstanding Web Coverage
Best overall coverage of a news or feature story.

Internet
"2008 Summer Olympics"
The New York Times Staff
The New York Times



Political Coverage
Coverage of politics, campaigns, government, municipal agencies, or civil service.

Internet
"Immigration: Enforcement or Politics"
Moira Herbst
BusinessWeek

Magazine
"How He Did It"
Evan Thomas, Daren Briscoe, Eleanor Clift, Katie Connolly, Nick Summers, Michael Hastings
Newsweek

Newspaper
"On the Campaign Trail"
Monica Langley
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Sharpton's Money"
David B. Caruso
The Associated Press

Radio
"Peter Haskell On Campaign '08"
Peter Haskell
WCBS Newsradio



Regularly Scheduled Local News
Best single newscast based on news judgment, production, writing, editing and delivery.

TV
"CW 11 News at Ten: Papal Visit"
Team Coverage
WPIX-TV



Sports News
Coverage of professional and amateur athletics.

Magazine
"The Perfect Sprint"
Jonathan Littman
Playboy Magazine

Newspaper
"China's Pride: A 24-Karat Olympic Machine"
Juliet Macur
The New York Times

Newswire
"Everett Walks Away From Broken Neck Salved by Hypothermia"
Curtis Eichelberger
Bloomberg News

Radio
"The Final Game At The House That Ruth Built"
The WCBS News Team
WCBS Newsradio

TV
"Charting A New Course"
Antoinette Biordi, Paul Simone, Eric Leeds, Justin Barbo
News 12 Westchester



Spot News
Unplanned, unscheduled coverage requiring an immediate response, published during or soon after an event.

Internet
"Microsoft-Yahoo Bid"
Jay Greene, Robert Hof, Catherine Holahan, Bruce Meyerson, Moira Herbst, Aaron Ricadela
BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"Wall Street on the Brink"
The Wall Street Journal Staff
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"The Bear Collapses"
Dow Jones Newswires staff
Dow Jones Newswires

Radio
"Crane Accident Coverage"
Glenn Schuck, James Smith, Jen Pulsone
MetroNetworks

TV
"Man Barricade"
Tara Rosenblum, Alex Diaz, Jenna-Lee Russo, Timothy Cassidy, John Lyon, Doug White, Maurice Hudson, Janine Rose, Stan Kowalski, Douglas Pawlikowski
News 12 Westchester



Spot News Photo
Best photograph of a news story or event under breaking news conditions.

Newspaper
"Pit Bull in Chains"
Michael Schwartz
The New York Daily News



2008 Winners


Gold Keyboard
(Single Award) Outstanding enterprise or investigative reporting.

"Left Out by Inclusion"
Robert Tomsho, John Hechinger, Daniel Golden
The Wall Street Journal


Nellie Bly Cub Reporter
(Single Award) Best journalistic effort by an individual with three years or less professional experience.

"Various articles"
Christine Armario
Newsday


Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York
Story or series that is most complimentary of New York City.

Newspaper
"House Afire"
David Gonzalez
The New York Times

TV
"Fact Finders: Epilepsy and Driving"
Mary Murphy
CW11 News at Ten

Radio
"Bea Wain, Girl Singer"
Sara Fishko
WNYC-FM



Anticipated News
Coverage of a major event that was scheduled well in advance.

Newspaper
"Murdoch Wins Bid for Wall Street Journal"
Sarah Ellison, Matthew Karnitschnig, Martin Peers, Susan Warren, Susan Pulliam, Dennis K. Berman, Suzanne Vranica, Stephanie Kang, Cynthia Crossen
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Florida Holds 2.2 Billion of Debt to Cut Junk Status"
William Selway, David Evans
Bloomberg News

TV
"911 Ceremonies & Firehouse Hit Hard"
Mary Murphy
CW11 News at Ten



Art
Best journalistic effort in the visual arts - accompanying a story.

Magazine
"The Ratings Charade"
C.J. Burton
Bloomberg Markets



Best Web Exclusive Content
Content built specifically for an organization's Web site.

Internet
"Voices of the Fallen"
Jonathan Groat, Jennifer Molina, David Alpern, Nisid Hajari, Dan Ephron
newsweek.com



Business Reporting
Best story or series focusing on business, finance, economics, trends or management.

Internet
"Home Solutions' Permit Problem"
Nick Yulico
theStreet.com

Magazine
"Extreme Emerging Markets Series"
Roben Farzad
BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"Mortgage Meltdown on Wall Street"
Kate Kelly, Serena Ng, David Reilly, Susanne Craig, Susan Pulliam, Randall Smith, Michael Siconolfi, Carrick Mollenkamp, Robin Sidel, Monica Langley, Gregory Zuckerman, David Enrich
The Wall Street Journal

Newswire
"Toxic Debt"
David Evans, Richard Tomlinson
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Subprime Meltdown: the Families"
Carole Zimmer
Bloomberg Radio

TV
"Phantom Shares"
Karin Annus, Gary Matsumoto, Mike Schneider, Antony Michels, Mary Linnane, Bob Drummond
Bloomberg TV



Consumer Reporting
For coverage of safety issues, business trends, product/service scams or unique consumer strategies of useful interest to consumers.

Internet
"Credit Cards on Campus"
Jessica Silver-Greenberg
businessweek.com

Magazine
"The Insurance Hoax"
David Dietz, Gary Cohn, Darrell Preston
Bloomberg Markets

Newspaper
"World Trade Center Insurance Fund Waste"
Susan Edelman
The New York Post

TV
"Stolen MySpace Pictures"
Ray Parisi, Mary Garofalo, Nicholas Veneziale, Marilyn Salaway, Alan Lesner
Fox5 News WNYW-TV



Continuing Coverage
For reporting of an ongoing story that demonstrates meaningful developmental broadening of the subject, event or premise.

Internet
"Congo series"
Rod Nordland
newsweek.com

Magazine
"Into Thin Air"
Sami Yousafzai, Dan Ephron, Michael Isikoff, Rod Nordland, Ron Moreau, Zahid Hussain, Mark Hosenball, Michael Hirsh, John Barry, Eve Conant, Christopher Dickey, Roya Wolverson, Evan Thomas
Newsweek

Newspaper
"Tall Tales of a Mafia Mistress"
Tom Robbins
The Village Voice

Newswire
"Wall Street's Faustian Bargain"
Mark Pittman, Bob Ivry, Kathleen M. Howley
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Floods of '07"
John Montone, Mona Rivera, Steve Sandberg, Kathleen Maloney, Juliet Papa
1010 WINS

TV
"No Way To Live"
Barbara Nevins Taylor, Paul Tsakos, Roy Isen, Jonathan Weaver, Brian Kartagener, Horatio Jennings
My9 News WWOR-TV



Crime Reporting
Coverage of crimes, police techniques, law enforcement, trends or profiles.

Newspaper
"Scared Silent"
David Kocieniewski
The New York Times

Radio
"Crime and Punishment"
Juliet Papa
1010 WINS

TV
"The Yard Blues: A Reality of Drugs and Prostitution"
Erica Ferrari
News 12 The Bronx



Entertainment News
For timely, news-based coverage of the arts, books, TV, movies, dance, architecture, or the business of entertainment.

Internet
"Level Up"
N'Gai Croal
newsweek.com

Magazine
"Squeezing Money From Music"
David Whitford
Fortune Small Business Magazine

Newspaper
"If She Did It"
Doree Shafrir, Leon Neyfakh
The New York Observer

Radio
"Musical Abilities"
George Bodarky
WFUV-FM

TV
"Bloomberg MUSE #79"
Karin Annus, Zinta Lundborg, Carol Massar, Patrick Cole, Ellen Pinchuk, Alex Graham, Howard Silver, Robin Schatz, Mary Linnane, John Bence, Seth Karten, Paul Cavrell, Catherine Smith, Jonathan Bosley
Bloomberg TV



Feature Photo
A photography, not an editorial award. Photography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Newspaper
"From Champs to Chumps"
Ron Antonelli
The New York Daily News



Feature Reporting
For human interest reporting. No hard news. Entries must not fall into the Entertainment News, Science Feature or Sports Feature categories.

Internet
"The Man Behind the Cloning Movement"
Pallavi Gogoi
businessweek.com

Magazine
"The Panhandler's Payday"
Jennifer Gonnerman
New York Magazine

Newspaper
"The DNA Age"
Amy Harmon
The New York Times

Radio
"Cab Calloway Centennial"
Sara Fishko
WNYC-FM

TV
"Hitting Bottom"
Shannon White, Frank Merola, Eric Leeds
News 12 Westchester



Feature Video
A videography, not an editorial award. Videography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

TV
"Field of Dreams"
Michael DelGiudice
WNBC-TV



News Special
One-time news special, submitted as aired with no post edits or post effects.

TV
"Last Letters Home"
Virginia Huie, Brian Endres, Dave Garden, Jim Luning
News 12 Long Island



Outstanding Web Coverage
Best overall coverage of a news or feature story.

Internet
"The Gap (They Failed to Act)"
newsday.com Staff
newsday.com



Political Coverage
Coverage of politics, campaigns, government, municipal agencies, or civil service.

Internet
"Presidential Portfolios"
Aaron Task, Nat Worden
theStreet.com

Magazine
"Flying Shame"
Mark Thompson
TIME Magazine

Newspaper
"Bundle of Trouble"
Brody Mullins, Ianthe Jeanne Dugan, Jonathan Cheng, John R. Emshwiller, Jim Carlton, Christopher Cooper
The Wall Street Journal

Radio
"Breaking the Bank: Campaign Spending 2008"
Carole Zimmer
Bloomberg Radio

TV
"11 News Closeup: The Internet and Politics"
Marvin Scott; Ellyn Marks
CW11 News at Ten



Sports News
Coverage of professional and amateur athletics.

Magazine
"Academy of Dreams"
Danielle Sessa
Bloomberg Markets

Newspaper
"Hidden Danger"
Alan Schwarz
The New York Times

Radio
"Fordham Football: A Legacy of Their Own"
Ryan Ruocco
WFUV-FM

TV
"Miracle League"
Antoinette Biordi, Phil Sexton
News 12 Westchester



Spot News
Unplanned, unscheduled coverage requiring an immediate response, published during or soon after an event.

Internet
"Assassination of Benazir Bhutto"
Michael Hirsh, Fasih Ahmed, Mark Hosenball, Linda Bird Francke, Graham Allison, Ron Moreau
newsweek.com

Newspaper
"A Fire in the Bronx"
Metropolitan Staff
The New York Times

Newswire
"Bernanke's World Unravels"
Scott Lanman, Brendan Murray, Matthew Brockett, Caroline Salas, Anthony Massucci, Lynn Thomasson, Shannon Harrington
Bloomberg News

Radio
"The NYC Steam Pipe Explosion"
WCBS News Team
WCBS 880

TV
"Steam Pipe Explosion"
Arthur Chi'en, Chris Glorioso, Cathy Hobbs
CW11 News at Ten



Spot News Photo
Best photograph of a news story or event under breaking news conditions.

Newspaper
"Nowhere to Run"
Andrew Savulich
The New York Daily News



Spot News Video
Best news videography of a breaking story by an individual or crew.

TV
"Dentist Road Rage"
Chris Calarco
WCBS-TV



2007 Winners


Gold Keyboard
(Single Award) Outstanding enterprise or investigative reporting.

"Broken Bench"
William Glaberson
The New York Times


Nellie Bly Cub Reporter
(Single Award) Best journalistic effort by an individual with three years or less professional experience.

"Various"
Scott Detrow
WFUV-FM


Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York
Story or series that is most complimentary of New York City.

TV
"Louis Pepe’s New Eye"
Mary Murphy
CW11 News At Ten

Radio
"The Radio Rookies"
The Radio Rookies
WNYC-FM



Anticipated News
Coverage of a major event that was scheduled well in advance.

Internet
"United States Reaches 300 Million Mark"
Mike Mandel, Alex Halperin
BusinessWeek

Newswire
"Bonuses At Wall Street Big Five Surge to $36 Billion"
Christine Harper
Bloomberg News

Radio
"9/11-Five Years Later"
WCBS Newsradio 880 Staff
WCBS Newsradio 880

TV
"TWA 800: Ten Years Later"
Marvin Scott, Chris Glorioso, Rob Hoell
CW11 News At Ten



Best Web Exclusive Content
Content built specifically for an organization's Web site.

Internet
"Saving Bobby"
Newsday Staff
Newsday



Business Reporting
Best story or series focusing on business, finance, economics, trends or management.

Magazine
"Duping Main Street"
Martin Z. Braun, David Dietz, Michael Marois, William Selway, Christine Richard, Darrell Presten
Bloomberg Markets

Newspaper
"Costly Promises"
Michael Cooper, Danny Hakim, Mary Williams Walsh
The New York Times

TV
"The Ethanol Fix: Breaking America’s Addiction To Oil"
Karin Annus, Carol Massar, Ramona Duoba
Bloomberg TV



Consumer Reporting
For coverage of safety issues, business trends, product/service scams or unique consumer strategies of useful interest to consumers.

Magazine
"Forever Young: Selling The Promise of Youth"
Arlene Weintraub
Business Week

Newspaper
"The Health-Care Crisis"
Wall Street Journal Staff
The Wall Street Journal

TV
"Dirty Secrets"
Walt Kane, Bill Schlosser, Anthony Coco
News 12 New Jersey



Continuing Coverage
For reporting of an ongoing story that demonstrates meaningful developmental broadening of the subject, event or premise.

Internet
"Wal-Mart"
Pallavi Gogoi
BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"Bad Blood"
N.R. Kleinfield, Richard Perez-Pena, Marc Santora, Ian Urbina
The New York Times

Radio
"50 Shots"
Mona Rivera, John Montone, Stan Brooks, Juliet Papa, Steve Kastenbaum, Al Jones, Carol D’Auria, Terry Sheridan, Kathleen Maloney
1010 WINS

TV
"Test Tampering"
Tracy Everson, John Lyon
News 12 Westchester



Crime Reporting
Coverage of crimes, police techniques, law enforcement, trends or profiles.

Newspaper
"Coverage of Nixzmary Brown Death"
New York Daily News Staff
The New York Daily News

TV
"Photographers Detained"
Solana Pyne, Bobby Cuza
NY 1 News



Entertainment News
For timely, news-based coverage of the arts, books, TV, movies, dance, architecture, or the business of entertainment.

Magazine
"The Box Office Mogul"
Seth Lubove
Bloomberg Markets

Newspaper
"The Emperor’s New Show"
Justin Davidson
Newsday

Radio
"John Levy, Jazz Master"
Sara FIshko
WNYC-FM

TV
"After A Fashion"
NY1 News Staff
NY 1 News



Feature Photo
A photography, not an editorial award. Photography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Magazine
"Fast 50 Babies"
Phillip Toledano
Fast Company Magazine



Feature Reporting
For human interest reporting. No hard news. Entries must not fall into the Entertainment News, Science Feature or Sports Feature categories.

Internet
"High Tech Cars"
Matt Vella, David Welch
BusinessWeek

Magazine
"A Head For Detail"
Clive Thompson
Fast Company Magazine

Newspaper
"An Imam in America"
Andrea Elliott
The New York Times

Radio
"Heart & Soul"
Sara Fishko
WNYC-FM

Radio
"Venture Capitalists Go Green"
Carole Zimmer
Bloomberg Radio

TV
"Forgotten Heroes"
Tara Rosenblum, Phil Sexton
News 12 Westchester



Feature Video
A videography, not an editorial award. Videography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

TV
"Forgotten Heroes"
Phil Sexton
News 12 Westchester



News Special
One-time news special, submitted as aired with no post edits or post effects.

TV
"Spirit of New York"
CW 11 New At Ten Staff
CW11 News At Ten



Outstanding Web Coverage
Best overall coverage of a news or feature story.

Internet
"9/11-Five Years Later"
WCBS Newsradio 880 Staff
WCBS Newsradio 880



Political Coverage
Coverage of politics, campaigns, government, municipal agencies, or civil service.

Newspaper
"Congressional Corruption"
John R. Wilke, Brody Mullins
The Wall Street Journal

Radio
"The Brian Lehrer Show"
Brian Lehrer
WNYC-FM

TV
"What Matters"
Jay DeDapper, Jamie McShane, Melissa Russo, Andrew Siff, David Ushery
WNBC-TV



Sports News
Coverage of professional and amateur athletics.

Magazine
"Big Headache and Doctor Yes"
Peter Keating
ESPN - The Magazine

Newspaper
"Brawn Over Brains"
Pete Thamel
The New York Times

Radio
"Breaking Down The Barriers: The Jackie & Pee Wee Story"
Kenny Pordon
WFUV-FM

TV
"National Champions"
Jura Tatsuuma, Christina Rios, Eric Leeds
News 12 Westchester



Spot News
Unplanned, unscheduled coverage requiring an immediate response, published during or soon after an event.

Internet
"The Legacy of Bill Gates"
Jay Greene, Steve Hamm, Arik Hesseldahl, Burt Helm, Sarah Lacy, Cliff Edwards
BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"Death of a Yankee"
Newsday Staff
Newsday

Radio
"Plane Crash"
Al Jones, Eileen Lehpamer, Susan Richard, Stan Brooks, Juliet Papa, Terry Sheridan
1010 WINS

TV
"Brooklyn Disturbance"
Arthur Chi’en
CW11 News At Ten



Spot News Photo
Best photograph of a news story or event under breaking news conditions.

Newspaper
"Bagdad E.R."
Robert Sabo
The New York Daily News



2006 Winners


Gold Keyboard
(Single Award) Outstanding enterprise or investigative reporting.

"Psychopolitics"
Rita Nissan
NY 1 News


Nellie Bly Cub Reporter
(Single Award) Best journalistic effort by an individual with three years or less professional experience.

"The Accidental Guru"
Danielle Sacks
Fast Company Magazine


Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York
Story or series that is most complimentary of New York City.

Radio
"New York Shakespeare Festival 50th Anniversary"
Sara FIshko
WNYC-FM

TV
"Firefighter Stolowski Walks Again"
Mary Murphy
WPIX-TV



Anticipated News
Coverage of a major event that was scheduled well in advance.

Newspaper
"The Transit Strike of 2005"
The New York Times Staff
The New York Times

Radio
"The 2005 NYC Marathon"
The WCBS Newsradio Staff
WCBS Newsradio 880

TV
"The Road to Singapore"
Jay DeDapper, Jamie McShane, John Albertson
WNBC-TV



Business Reporting
Best story or series focusing on business, finance, economics, trends or management.

Magazine
"Why GM’s Plan Won’t Work"
David Weich, Dan Beucke
BusinessWeek

Newspaper
"Exposing the Seamy Underside of Corporate Pay and Perks"
Mark Maremont
The Wall Street Journal

Radio
"Berlin to Vineland"
Carole Zimmer
Bloomberg Radio

TV
"Santiago Solution"
Chuck Scarborough, Emily Smolar, Brian Quinn, John Gonzalez
WNBC-TV



Consumer Reporting
For coverage of safety issues, business trends, product/service scams or unique consumer strategies of useful interest to consumers.

Newspaper
"Stealing the House Itself"
Erik German
Newsday

TV
"Steal This House"
Barbara Nevins Taylor, Chris O’Donoghue, Ed Lopez, Jimmy Mitchell, Paul Tsakos, Kathy Coles
WWOR-TV



Continuing Coverage
For reporting of an ongoing story that demonstrates meaningful developmental broadening of the subject, event or premise.

Magazine
"Poverty, Race and Katrina: Lessons of a National Shame"
Jonathan Alter, Barbara Kantrowitz, Karen Breslau
Newsweek

Newswire
"Bloomberg Coverage"
Sara Kugler
The Associated Press

Radio
"New York City Transit Strike of 2005"
WCBS Newsradio 880 Staff
WCBS Newsradio 880

TV
"Subway Terror Threat"
Jonathan Dienst, Alice McQuillan, Joseph Valiquette
WNBC-TV



Crime Reporting
Coverage of crimes, police techniques, law enforcement, trends or profiles.

Radio
"Raiders of the Lost Art"
Vernon Silver
Bloomberg Radio

TV
"Tapping the Mob"
Jonathan Dienst, Alice McQuillan, Joseph Valiquette, John Gonzalez
WNBC-TV



Crystal Gavel
Co-presented with the New York State Bar Association to honor outstanding reporting of the delivery of justice within the legal profession and the courts.

Newspaper
"Beyond the Law"
Adam Liptak
The New York Times

Radio
"Guantanamo Diaries"
Marianne McCune
WNYC-FM



Entertainment News
For timely, news-based coverage of the arts, books, TV, movies, dance, architecture, or the business of entertainment.

Magazine
"Lennon Lives"
Jeff Giles
Newsweek

Newswire
"New York’s CBGB Outlived Ramones, May Fail to Real Estate Boom"
Rob Urban
Bloomberg News

Radio
"Walt Whitman: Song of Myself"
Curtis Fox, Elena Park
WNYC-FM

TV
"Jazz Lives Here"
NY1 News Staff
NY 1 News



Feature Photo
A photography, not an editorial award. Photography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

Newspaper
"Fleet Week Fun"
Susan Watts
The New York Daily News



Feature Reporting
For human interest reporting. No hard news. Entries must not fall into the Entertainment News, Science Feature or Sports Feature categories.

Magazine
"The Class of 9/11"
Nancy Gibbs, Nathan Thornburgh
TIME

Newspaper
"The Last Potato Graders"
Steve Wick
Newsday

Radio
"Primal Scream"
Soterios Johnson
WNYC-FM



Feature Video
A videography, not an editorial award. Videography must display extraordinary technical and artistic competence, originality, sensitivity and subjectivity in a human interest or feature report.

TV
"One on 1 with Budd Mishkin: Chuck Close"
Michael Dudley
NY 1 News



News Special
One-time news special, submitted as aired with no post edits or post effects.

TV
"Channel 2 News Special Report"
WCBS-TV News Staff
WCBS-TV



Outstanding Web Coverage
Best overall coverage of a news or feature story.

Internet
"The New York City Transit Strike"
1010 WINS Staff
1010 WINS



Political Coverage
Coverage of politics, campaigns, government, municipal agencies, or civil service.

Magazine
"Sinkhole"
Nanette Byrnes, Christopher Palmeri
BusinessWeek

Radio
"Election 2005"
Stan Brooks, Steve Sandberg, Steve Kastenbaum, Kathleen Maloney
1010 WINS

TV
"Frequent Flyers"
Frequent Flyers
News 12 New Jersey



Regularly Scheduled Morning News
Best single local or national morning news program, aired "live".

TV
"Today in New York"
British Consulate Explosion
WNBC-TV



Sports News
Coverage of professional and amateur athletics.

Newspaper
"In Two Arena’s"
Juliet Macur
The New York Times

Radio
"Vin Scully: Voice of Heaven"
Lou Wasson
WFUV-FM

TV
"Afleet Alex"
Ned Radovic
WNBC-TV



Spot News
Unplanned, unscheduled coverage requiring an immediate response, published during or soon after an event.

Magazine
"An American Tragedy"
TIME Magazine Staff
TIME

Newspaper
"21 Tourists Die on Boat on Lake George"
New York Times Staff
The New York Times

Radio
"The Thanksgiving Day Balloon Crash"
Steve Kastenbaum, Catheri Smith, Doug O’Brien
1010 WINS

TV
"Building Collapse"
WNBC Live at Five Staff
WNBC-TV



Spot News Photo
Best photograph of a news story or event under breaking news conditions.

Newspaper
"Times Scare"
Bob Sabo
The New York Daily News



 

2015 Jurors (partial list)



Daniel Andrews
Former UPI City Hall reporter and press secretary for two borough presidents of Queens.

Peter O.E. Bekker
Multimediographer, Web technologist. Formerly, news writer, executive news producer, personal technology and music commentator, WCBS Newsradio and the CBS Radio Network; adjunct professor of journalism, Baruch College, CUNY.

Nina Burleigh
National Politics Correspondent at Newsweek; author of five books and an adjunct professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

Alexa Capeloto
Assistant professor of journalism and co-coordinator of the journalism program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY. Former metro desk reporter and editor, the Detroit Free Press and the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Mary Cox
Storytelling coach, 602 Communications. Assistant Professor-Digital Journalism, Webster University, St. Louis. Former TV news director, assistant news director, executive producer, news producer and reporter.

Greg David
Distinguished professor, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism; Director, Business Reporting Program. Former managing editor, Crain's New York Business.

Andrew Fisher
Former NBC News correspondent, producer, assignment editor; stock blog writer, CNBC.com; principal news writer, TODAY show; newscaster and sportscaster, WNEW and WNEW-FM; reporter, Albany Knickerbocker News; adjunct faculty member, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

Pam Frederick
Writer, reporter, editor. Adjunct professor, Columbia University Journalism School.

Meryl Gordon
Director of Magazine Writing at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute; author The Phantom of Fifth Avenue: The Mysterious Life and Scandalous Death of Heiress Huguette Clark

Juliet Hindell
Television producer and journalist, former BBC News Correspondent, former Daily Telegraph Correspondent.

Steven Kalb
Adjunct Professor of Broadcast Journalism, University of Connecticut.

Rich Lamb
City Hall Reporter, WCBS Newsradio 880; 40+ years in major market radio news; three-term New York Press Club president; member, New York Press Club Board of Governors.

Mark Lieberman
Economist; Trustee and past president, New York Press Club.

Karin Lipson
Freelance journalist. Former arts and entertainment writer and editor, Newsday and New York Newsday.

Mark Maben
Long time broadcaster and educator. General manager, WSOU-FM, Seton Hall University.

Debra Caruso Marrone
Owner/President, DJC Communications. Past radio news reporter, editor and public service director, WHN, WFUV. Former adjunct professor of journalism, College of Mt. St. Vincent/Manhattan College.

Martin McGloin
Editor/Producer/Videographer. Presently at A&E TV Networks in the post production department. Adjunct professor of Editing, Film and Television Production at St. Johns University.

Ray McNally
CNN Writer/Producer. Former news director, assignment editor, radio and TV anchor for Bloomberg, UPI, among others. Beat reporter for business, science, medical and sports news.

Dave Miller
Former news operations manager, assignment editor, associate producer, newswriter, WNBC-TV and NBC News.

Chrystie Munves
A winner of the NY Press Club's Golden Typewriter Award (now the Golden Keyboard) for the investigative TV series, "Dirty Restaurants", produced for Ralph Penza at WNBC-TV News. Munves trained as a print reporter and has worked in print, radio, and television.

Tom O'Hanlon
Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media, Lehman College/CUNY; radio broadcaster; former news producer, NBC.

Michael Rizzo
Director of the Journalism Program and Assistant Professor in the College of Professional Studies, St. John's University. Former writer, producer and executive, ABC News

Glenn Schuck
Anchor/reporter, 1010 WINS; longtime news director, Metro Networks radio news wire. Past president, New York Press Club.

Larry Seary
President, New York Press Club; former director of news field operations, photographer and assignment editor, WNBC.

Elizabeth Semrai
Managing Editor, HarperCollins; Corresponding Secretary, New York Press Club.

Andrew Smith
Reporter, Newsday, covering the courts. Previously covered nuclear power issues and worked as an assigning editor.

Gerry Solomon
Acting Director/Assistant Professor of journalism, Queens College. CUNY-TV broadcast adjunct. Formerly writer, reporter, managing editor, executive producer for major market radio and network TV broadcasts, public and cable TV newscasts including WCBS Newsradio, NBC Nightly News, NBC Today, Meet the Press, Good Morning America, Religion & Ethics News Weekly, Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN).including WCBS Newsradio, NBC Nightly News, NBC Today, Meet the Press, Good Morning America, Religion & Ethics News Weekly, Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN).

Roberto Soto
Multilingual communicator, scholar, researcher. Instigated and participated in the operation of numerous innovative communication and digital projects, including Broadcast, Cable TV launches, and start ups. and turnaround projects.

Sree Sreenivasan
Technology expert & skeptic. Social Media guru; Chief Digital Officer, Columbia University; Professor, Columbia Journalism School; Founding team member, DNAinfo.com; Co-founder, and first president, SAJA, South Asian Journalists Association.

Joanne Stevens
Founder, Stevens Media Consulting, Ltd., Media trainer for broadcast, Web and print journalists, business and corporate communicators and public speakers. "News Coach" blogger for RTNDA.org.

Shelly Strickler
Broadcast journalist, veteran anchor/reporter WOR Radio.

Jeff Weiser
Broadcast journalist, reporter, professor. Formerly at CNN, Bloomberg TV and Radio, Fox 5 TV, WPIX-TV, WINS Radio, Metro Networks and WOR Radio; adjunct professor of journalism and communications, St. John's University.

Deborah Wetzel
Manager, Public relations, ASME, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Adjunct Professor, CUNY Baruch. Voiceover artist. Formerly, morning news anchor, WCBS-FM; Trustee, New York Press Club. former NY Press Club president.

Scotti Williston
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Formerly Cairo and Rome bureau chief, CBS News; visiting professor of journalism, Columbia University Journalism School.

Bob Yuna
Former news director and news manager at stations that include KDKA-TV Pittsburgh, WSB-TV Atlanta, WKBW-TV Buffalo. Currently provides guidance on the launch of national TV operations around the world, such as in Uganda, Nigeria, Kenya, Kurdistan, India and Pakistan.

Kristal Brent Zook
Associate Professor and Director, M.A. Journalism Program, Hofstra University. Formerly, contributing writer, Essence magazine; contributing writer, Washington Post Arts/Style Section. Author, "Black Women's Lives: Stories of Power and Pain."

 

Duplicate Award Plaques

Duplicate plaques can be ordered. The cost is $100 per plaque plus a packing/shipping charge based on the number ordered and whether plaques are shipped to one location or several.

1 to 4 plaques: $10 total packing/shipping for up to 4 plaques.
5 to 10 plaques: $30 total packing/shipping for up to 10 plaques.
Please indicate award name(s) in "Notes" section of order form.

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