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NABJ Announces 2019 Salute to Excellence Finalists

Monday, July 8, 2019   (0 Comments)
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 8, 2019) -- Today, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced the finalists for its 2019 Salute to Excellence Awards. The awards will be presented during NABJ's Annual Convention & Career Fair in South Florida at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa on the evening of Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. Tickets may be purchased here.
 
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The awards ceremony is the only event in the United States that honors exemplary coverage of African/ African-American people or issues exclusively. The Salute to Excellence Awards Gala highlights the work of media organizations and individuals involved in print, broadcast and online journalism, marketing and communications. Award categories include college, digital, print, television, radio, photojournalism and public relations. NABJ's Convention & Career Fair is the largest of its kind in the nation with more than 4,000 participants expected this year. Finalists are listed below. 

 

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Television - Undergraduate            
 
Television Undergraduate - Television Sports Reporting
Blind Brophy Football Player has Vision for Success
Cronkite News, Phoenix, AZ
 
Television Undergraduate - General Assignment News: Short Form
Michigan Central Train Station Gets a Makeover: "Old Train Station Heading In a New Direction"
NABJ Monitor 2018
 
Television Undergraduate - Television Feature Reporting
The Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy Makes Sure Kids Don't Strike Out
Howard University News Service
 
Television Undergraduate - General TV News Reporting
March for Our Lives Brings Hundreds of Thousands to Nation's Capital
Howard University News Service
 
Television Undergraduate - Best Newscast
NewsVision Newscast Fall 2018
Sommer Hill, Bria Patterson, Evan Brooks, Bre'onna Richardson 
Howard University News Service
 
Television Undergraduate - Documentary
How the Sickle Shapes
Regent University
 
Television Undergraduate – Feature: Long Form
No Finalists
 
Television Undergraduate – Feature: Short Form
No Finalists
 
Television Undergraduate – Feature: Sports
No Finalists
 
Television Undergraduate – General Assignment News: Long Form
No Finalists
 
Television Top 15 Markets
 
Television Top 15 Markets – Sports
Daughter of Jackie Robinson Talks Baseball Pioneer's Legacy
Newy Scruggs, Noah Bullard 
KXAS NBC 5, Ft. Worth, TX
 
Impact: Rosedale Tigers
WUSA9, Washington, D.C.
 
Television Top 15 Markets – Public Affairs Program
Boston's Black History: Inspiring our Future
Boston 25 WFXT, Dedlham, MA
 
Basic Black: Mentoring Young Men and Boys of Color
WGBH News, Boston, MA
 
Basic Black: 50th Anniversary Special
WGBH News, Boston, MA
 
Television Top 15 Markets – Specialty
Diagnosing Alzheimer's: New State Law Aims to Help
WGBH, Boston, MA
 
From Prison to Purpose: A Mother’s Path to Redemption
KARE TV, Minneapolis, MN
 
Television Top 15 Markets – Public Affairs: Segment
Fresh Food, Health Needs Meet in Mattapan
WGBH News, Boston, MA
 
Slavery in Suburbia: Melanie's Story
News 12 Westchester, Yonkers, N.Y.
 
Television Top 15 Markets - Investigative
Where's Grandma?: Exposing Cracks in Pennsylvania's Guardianship System
CBS3 Eyewitness News, Philadelphia, PA
KYW News Radio, Philadelphia, PA
 
The Surveillance Secret
 
Exclusive: Alleged Coverup by Public Housing Staff
WCBS-TV, New York, N.Y.
 
Television Top 15 Markets – Public Affairs Interview/Discussion
Bounce Detroit - Spotlight on the News: Inside Michigan's African American Vote
WXYZ/Channel 7, Southfield, MI
 
Basic Black: Midterm Elections
WGBH, Boston, MA
 
Television Top 15 Markets – General Assignment News: Long From
The Changing Face of Tampa
WTSP-TV (CBS), St. Petersburg, FL
 
Television Top 15 Markets – General Assignment News: Short From
Barbershop Talk: Politics and Primary Elections
WFAA-TV, Dallas, TX
 
The Talk: Exploring Racial Bias
KARE TV, Minneapolis, MN
 
Atlanta Remembers Aretha Franklin
WAGA-TV, Atlanta, GA
 
Television Top 15 Markets – Feature: Short Form
Exclusive: A Legacy Lives On

 

Through a Glass Darkly: 1001 Black Men
KPIX 5, San Francisco, CA
 
Impact: RagBaby Exchange
WUSA9, Washington, D.C.
 
Television Top 15 Markets – Feature: Long Form
Ms. Tibbs: The Journey for Food
WUSA 9-TV, Alexandria, VA
 
"Striving For Better:” Kramer Middle School
WUSA9, Washington, D.C.
 
Television Top 15 Markets - Documentary
Black & Reporting: The Struggle Behind the Lens
Tamara WilsonCarol Gantt, Edwin Rosado
Wyntersweet Entertainment/Atlanta Association of Black Journalists, Atlanta, GA
 
Living Black History
MurphyWorks, Kensington, MD
DC-50 TV, Washington, D.C.
WDCW-TV, Tribune Broadcasting, Washington, D.C.
 
Mothers Matter
WXIA 11Alive News, Atlanta, GA
 
Television Top 15 Markets - International
No Finalists
 
 
Television Network
 
Television Network – Specialty
Changing the Face of Medicine
NBC Nightly News, New York, N.Y.
 
Dying to Deliver
ABC News, New York, N.Y.
 
Television Network – Sports
The CBS Evening News: A Brother’s Sacrifice
CBS Evening News, New York, N.Y.
 
B/REAL: Race On
Bleacher Report, New York, N.Y.
 
Television Network – Investigative
ReSegregation in Charter Schools
NBC Nightly News, New York, N.Y.
 
Undercover with Nigeria's Pushermen
CNN, Atlanta, GA
 
CBS NEWS: National Flood Insurance Mismanagement
CBS Evening News, New York, N.Y.
 
Television Network – Public Affairs: Segment
The Legacy of Lynching
CBS News 60 Minutes, New York, N.Y.
 
The Monuments
CBS News 60 Minutes, New York, N.Y.
 
Television Network – Public Affairs: Program
BET News Presents: Angela Rye's Midterm Election Special: Our Vote. Our Power.
BET News, New York, N.Y.
 
Television Network – Feature: Short Form
CBS Evening News - On The Road: Honeymoon Re-do
CBS Evening News, New York, N.Y.
 
CBS Evening News - On The Road: Four-year-old Superhero has the Power to Feed the Homeless
CBS Evening News, New York, N.Y.
 
Eyewitness to History
Weekend Today: Caroline Gottlieb  
TODAY Show: Craig Melvin, Minah Kathuria 
NBC News, New York, N.Y.
 
Television Network – Feature: Long Form
60 Minutes:Ryan Speedo Green
CBS News 60 Minutes, New York, N.Y.
 
Hidden America: Camden - 10 Years of Dreams Hopes and Setbacks
ABC News, New York, N.Y.
 
Becoming Michelle: A First Lady’s Journey with Robin Roberts
ABC News, New York, N.Y.
 
Television Network – General Assignment News: Long Form
Nightline: Stand Your Ground
ABC News, Atlanta, GA
 
Nightline: Taking a Knee
ABC News, New York, N.Y.
 
Television Network – General Assignment News: Short Form
Changing the Face of Teaching
NBC Nightly News, New York, N.Y.
 
Nearly 750 Charter Schools are Whiter than the Nearby District Schools
NBC Nightly News, The Hechinger Report, Type Investigations, New York, N.Y.
 
First-ever Memorial Dedicated to the Lynchings of Thousands of African Americans Across the Country
NBC Nightly News, New York, N.Y.
 
Television Network – International
A Difficult Childhood Forced CNN Hero Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin to Become Self-Reliant, and She Eventually Built a Successful Career in IT
CNN, New York, N.Y.
 
Coding Schools in Kenya
NBC Nightly News, New York, N.Y.
 
Television Network – Documentary
America ReFramed: Gentlemen of Vision
America ReFramed, American Documentary Inc., WORLD Channel, Nine Network of Public Media, St. Louis, MO
 
Safe Haven
The Wall Street Journal, New York, N.Y.
 
SC Featured: Respect
ESPN Features
 
Television Network – Spot News
No Finalists
 
Television Network – Public Affairs Interview/Discussion
No Finalists
 
Television Market 16 and Below
 
Television Market 16 and Below – Public Affairs: Segment
"Black Nouveau: We Got This!"
Milwaukee Public Television, Milwaukee, WI
 
Television Market 16 and Below – Public Affairs: Program  
commUNITY: Soulful Livin'
WGRZ-TV, Buffalo, N.Y.
 
Stephon Clark: A Call for Change
Derek Schnell - KCRA3, Sacramento, CA
 
Television Market 16 and Below – Public Affairs: Specialty
"Black Nouveau: Amazing Grace Chorus"w
Liddie Collins - Milwaukee PBS, Milwaukee, WI
 
Hope and Healing: Fighting Fibroids
Kimberly Holmes-Wiggins - WBOC-TV, Salisbury, MD
 
Television Market 16 and Below – General Assignment News: Long Form
Dr. King’s Carolina Connection
WBTV, Charlotte, N.C.
 
Black History Highlight Series 2018
KDVR Fox 31/ Channel 2 News (Tribune), Denver, CO
 
Valentino Dixon: Wrongfully Convicted - Finally Free 27 Years Later
WGRZ-TV, Buffalo, N.Y.
 
Television Market 16 and Below – Feature: Long Form
Jalen and Joanna: A Lead Paint Story
WSBE-Rhode Island PBS, University of Rhode Island
 
28th Street 50 Years Later
WBTV, Charlotte, N.C.
 
The Historic Do Drop Inn
WHRO TV 15 Public Media, Norfolk, VA
 
Television Market 16 and Below – General Assignment News: Short Form
Asheville School: 50 Years Later
Justin Hinton, Jordan Powell

WLOS, Asheville, N.C.

 
Television Market 16 and Below – Documentary
Orangeburg Fifty Years Later
WBTV, Charlotte, N.C.
 
Television Market 16 and Below – Feature: Short Form
Virginia Man Dedicates Life to Restoring Order, Respect to Historic African American Cemetery WWBT
Karla Redditte
NBC12, Richmond, VA
 
The Golden Girls
WTVD, Durham, N.C.
 
Saying Goodbye to Stargel Stadium
WCPO-ABC 9, Cincinnati, OH
 
Television Market 16 and Below – Public Affairs: Sports
No Finalists
 
Television Market 16 and Below – Public Affairs Interview/Discussions
No Finalists
 
Radio - Undergraduate
 
Radio Undergraduate News Reporting
Anti-Confederate Protesters Disrupt Independence Day Celebration in St. Augustine
University of Florida WUFT, Gainesville, FL
 
Radio Undergraduate – Radio Feature Reporting
Cemetery Restoration After Hurricane Irma
University of Florida WUFT, Gainesville, FL
 
Martin Luther King Jr. Slept Here
University of Florida WUFT, Gainesville, FL
 
Radio Undergraduate – Radio Sports Reporting
Overcoming Adversity Through Archery
University of Florida WUFT, Gainesville, FL
 
 
Radio - Top 15 Markets
 
Radio - Top 15 Markets – Feature
The Last Hand: Inside D.C.’s Underground Black Poker Club
WAMU, Washington, D.C.
 
Wrongfully Jailed for 38 Years, Fred Clay Rebuilds His Life In Lowell
WGBH News, The New England Center For Investigative Reporting
 
American Anthem: This Little Light of Mine
Eric Charles Deggans - St. Petersburg, FL

WNYC, New York, N.Y.

 
Radio - Top 15 Markets – News: Series
Takedown in the Bronx
WNYC, New York, N.Y
 
Chicago’s Black Communities Hit Hardest in Opioid Overdoses
WBEZ Chicago Public Media
 
Special Series: Black Infant Mortality
KPCC, Southern California Public Radio, Pasadena, KPCC-FM, LAist
 
Radio - Top 15 Markets – Investigative
Where's Granny?: Exposing the Cracks in Pennsylvania's Guardianship System
KYW News Radio, Philadelphia, PA
 
Radio - Top 15 Markets – Public Affairs: Segment
The Florida Roundup: How Racism Persists In Latin American Communities
 WLRN News, Miami, FL
 
"No One Feels Safe:" How Gun Violence Affects Local Students
Ingalisa SchrobsdorffJeremy Bernfeld, The Kojo Nnamdi Show 
WAMU 88.5 FM, Washington, D.C.
 
Black Women’s Political Power and the Savior Syndrome
WAMU and 1A, WAMU D.C., NPR Member Station, American University
 
Barracoon’ Tells the Story of the Last Slave in First Person
WAMU, Washington, D.C.
 
Radio - Top 15 Markets – Documentary
No Finalists
 
Radio - Top 15 Markets – Commentary
No Finalists
 
Radio - Top 15 Markets – Sports
No Finalists
 
Radio - Network
 
Radio – Network – News: Series
Memorializing the Queen of Soul - Aretha Franklin
NPR, Chicago, IL, Orange Beach, AL, Culver City, CA
 
Radio – Network – Documentary
1968 – How We Got Here: Special Series Marking 50 Years Since the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
NPR, Washington, D.C.
 
Radio – Network – Feature
No Finalists
 
Radio – Network – Commentary
No Finalists
 
Radio – Network – Investigative
No Finalists
 
Radio – Network – Public Affairs: Segment
No Finalists
 
Radio – Network – Sports
No Finalists
 
Radio – Market 16 and Below
 
Radio Market – Market 16 and Below – News: Series
Race, Slavery, Lynching, Memory and Monuments
WUNC – N.C. Public Radio, Durham, N.C.
 
Radio Market – Market 16 and Below – Documentary

"The King of Alabama"

Pat Duggins 

Alabama Public Radio

 

The Alabama 35

Robin Washington Trains, Planes & Automobiles LLC, Duluth, MN

Henry Banks Wisconsin Public Radio, Superior, WI

 
Radio Market – Market 16 and Below – Commentary
No Finalists
 
Radio Market – Market 16 and Below – Investigative
No Finalists
 
Radio Market – Market 16 and Below – Public Affairs: Segment
No Finalists
 
Radio Market – Market 16 and Below – Sports
No Finalists
 
Radio Market – Market 16 and Below – Feature
No Finalists
 
 
PR & Marketing Campaigns
 
PR & Marketing Campaigns – Government
District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency's First Risk Share Deal Closes, Preserving 176 Units of Affordable Housing in D.C.'s Ward 8
D.C. Housing Finance Agency, Washington, D.C
 
PR & Marketing Campaigns – Cause Related-Business-Product
Lincoln Partners with Superstar NE-YO
1 Voice Communications, Macomb, MI
Lincoln Motor Company
 
PR & Marketing Campaigns – Business Services
AT&T Believe Chicago
Flowers Communications Group and AT&T
 
NIKE Chicago’s Summer of Basketball Campaign
Flowers Communications Group and Nike
 
PR & Marketing Campaigns – Online Media
Fashionomics Africa Masterclass by African Development Bank
 
PR & Marketing Campaigns – TV
Behind The Movement
TV One, Silver Spring, MD
 
PR & Marketing Campaigns – Cause Related-Business-Services
No Finalists
 
PR & Marketing Campaigns –Print
No Finalists
 
PR & Marketing Campaigns –Radio
No Finalists
 
Podcast
 
Podcast – Lifestyle
The Realness - WNYC
WNYC News, New York, N.Y.
Mary Harris
Slate, Brooklyn, N.Y.
New York, N.Y.
 
Podcast – Commentary and Discussion
The Post Reports Podcast from the Washington Post
The Staff of Post Reports at The Washington Post
 
Scroll Down: Where's Grandma?: Exposing Cracks in Pennsylvania’s Guardianship System
KYW News Radio, Philadelphia, PA
 
Podcast – Arts and Culture
Monumental Lies
Type Investigations, New York, N.Y.
Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting, Emeryville, CA, PRX
 
It's Been a Minute: Conversations on Black Identity
NPR, Culver City, CA, Washington, D.C.
 
Cosby Unraveled
WHYY Radio, 90.9 FM, Philadelphia, PA
 
Podcast - Sports
No Finalists
 
Photojournalism
 
Photojournalism: Videography
USA & Main
Jarrad Henderson
USA Today, McLean, VA
 
'Black Panther' Is More Than a Trip to the Movies. It's a Celebration of Black Excellence
The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
 
Photojournalism: Single Image
Black Lives Matters Members Protest Discrimination by Starbucks Inside One of the Coffee Franchises Philadelphia Establishments
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
 
Blistering Blow
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
 
Into the Blue
Newsday, Melville, N.Y.
 
Photojournalism: Multiple Images
The Women's Final
Newsday, Melville, N.Y.
 
No Laughing Matter: Cosby Found Guilty in Second Trial
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
 
Solidarity in Clearwater
Hardnotts Photography, Florida Courier, Daytona Beach, FL
 
 
Photography – Graduate
 
Photography – Graduate – Multiple Images
In Picture and Sound: First Annual Black Joy Parade Takes Over Downtown Oakland
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, CA
 
Photography – Graduate – Single Image
No Finalists
 
Photography – Undergraduate
 
Photography – Undergraduate – Multiple Images
No Finalists
 
Photography – Undergraduate – Single Image
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Undergraduate
 
Newspaper – Undergraduate – General News Reporting
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Undergraduate – Feature Reporting
Financial Strain Discourages Those Who Need to Get Checked for Breast Cancer
Alyssa Burr - Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
 
Newspaper – Undergraduate – Sports Reporting
No Finalists
 
 
Newspaper – Graduate
 
Newspaper – Graduate – General News Reporting
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Graduate – Feature Reporting
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Graduate – Sports Reporting
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Investigative
Toxic City: Sick Schools
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
 
Squatter City
Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI
 
In Tulsa a Century-Old Race Massacre Still Haunts Black Wall Street:
One of the Worst Episodes of Racial Violence in U.S. History Still Haunts the City, Even as "Black Wall Street" Gentrifies
The Washington Post, Silver Spring, MD
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Specialty
Detroit's HIV rate is More than 4 Times the State Average. Here's Why.
Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI
 
Sex Ed and Young Black Women
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
 
Trailblazing Black Women Doctors Share Dreams, Success
Newsday, Melville, N.Y.
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Sports
To Those Who Knew Reggie Lewis Best, Fond Memories are Always Front and Center
Boston Globe, Boston, MA
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Single Story
Residents Around Detroit’s ‘Red Zone’ Want Better for Community
Nicquel Terry Ellis

The Detroit News

 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – News: Series
Bordentown Police Chief Accused of Hate Crimes
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
 
HBCUs: A Threatened Heritage
A RE:Race Project Studying the Health of the Country's Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA
 
Haddonfield High's Lacrosse Controversy
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Special Project
Detroit's Demolition Program Under Fire for Lack Of Diversity
Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI
 
Father. Son. Cellmates.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
 
Anatomy of a Deadly Clash
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Business
Long Island’s Soul-Food Restaurants Keep Comfort Fare All in the Family
Janelle Griffith - Newsday, Melville, NY
 
At Major Northwest Side Bakery, Labor Issues Pit Blacks vs. Hispanics
Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago, IL
 
Only Natural
Newsday, Melville, NY
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Commentary
Rochelle Riley's Commentary
Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI
 
Open Letter to Camille Cosby; Aziz Ansari ‘Me Too’ Issue; Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with My Family
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
 
3 Columns by Mary Mitchell, Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago, IL
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Feature: Single Story
Warrior Spirit
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
 
Bringing a Dark Chapter to Light: Maryland Confronts its Lynching Legacy
Jonathan M. Pitts
The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD
 
Eight Hours at Starbucks
NJ Advance Media, Mullica Hill, NJ
 
Hope. Perseverance. Support. Luck: Kiwand Brown is Going to Need All of Those
Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago, IL
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – International
Cancer in Haiti
The Miami Herald/ Pulitzer Center, Miami, FL
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Copy Editing
Headlines by Janet Graham, Detroit Free Press
Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Feature: Series
This is Corktown
Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI
 
The Road to a Rhodes
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Art & Design: Graphics
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Art & Design: Page Design
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – News Photo
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Regional Over 100,000 – Photo Story
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – National
 
Newspaper – National – Feature: Series
Overlooked No More
New York Times Staff
The New York Times, New York, N.Y.
 
Schools Named for Confederate Leaders: The Renaming Debate, Explained
Editorial Projects in Education (Education Week), Bethesda, MD
 
Newspaper – National – Photo Story
Voices of Black Voters
The Wall Street Journal, New York, N.Y.
 
Newspaper – National – Special Project
A Reporting Team Compiled a Database of More than 50,000 Homicides in 50 of the Nation’s Largest Cities over 10 Years and Found Neighborhoods in America Where Murder was Common but Arrests Were Rare
The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
 
Newspaper – National – Investigative
"The Gatekeeper:" Manager for Black Actresses Accused of Sexual Harassment
The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
 
Newspaper – National – Business
Women in the Workplace
The Wall Street Journal, New York, N.Y.
 
The Forgotten Ferguson
The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
 
Newspaper – National – Commentary
A Young Athlete, a Politician, and a Group of Black Journalists: The Plights of African Americans Throughout 2018
Carron J. Phillips - Atlanta, GA
New York Daily News
 
The Federal Insider -- Sex, Culture, Discipline
 The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
 
Newspaper – National – Feature: Single Story
Criminal Justice Overhaul: An Inside Look at How Donald Trump and Congress Got to 'Yes'
USA Today, Washington, D.C.
 
How Doctors Deal With Racist Patients
The Wall Street Journal, New York, NY
 
Civil Rights Protesters Expelled from College 58 Years Ago Get Long-Awaited Apology
USA Today, Washington, D.C.
 
Newspaper – National – News: Single Story
Black Women Candidates for Congress Say They're Reclaiming their Time
USA Today, Washington, D.C.
 
Newspaper – National – Art & Design: Graphics
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – National – Art & Design: Page Design
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – National – Copy Editing
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – National – International
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – National – News: Photo
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – Sports
Can ‘Relentless’ Freshman Emoni Bates Jump Straight to NBA?
The Detroit News, Detroit, MI
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – Single Story
A Texas-Sized Tragedy: Horrific Convict-Leasing System Exposes Dark Truths About American History
Forward Times Publishing Co. / Houston Forward Times
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – Commentary
Ungrateful, Non-voting Negroes Ignore Bloody War for Black Voting Rights
Forward Times Publishing Co., Houston, TX
 
Race in Louisiana's Past and Not-So-Distant Past
NOLA.com / The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA
 
Finding Nirvana in North Buxton, Ontario: Discovering One of the Last Stops on the Underground Railroad
Insight News, Minneapolis, MN
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – Specialty
After They're Gone: Dealing with the Loss of a Loved One to Suicide
Forward Times Publishing Co. / Houston Forward Times
 
Rental Enforcement Lags in Detroit’s Lead Hot Spots
The Detroit News, Detroit, MI
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – News Series
A Broken System: Behind the Bars of Texas Prisons
The Dallas Examiner, Dallas, TX
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – Feature Single Story
Kaleb's Christmas Wish: A Gravestone for His Friend
The Detroit News, Detroit, MI
 
Body Cameras Don't Protect Black Lives
Forward Times Publishing Co., Houston, TX
 
Squad FiftyOne Pet Ambulance Offers 24/7 Emergency Transport for Sick Pets
Freelancer, Cleveland, OH
The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – Art & Design: Page Design
MLK50: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Karen Carter RichardsGrace Boateng - Forward Times Publishing / Houston Forward Times, Houston, TX
 H
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – Business
Numbers Don't Lie: Black-Owned Businesses Not Receiving Fair Share of Public Contracts
Insight News, Minneapolis, MN
 
Roxbury Businesses Seek Revitalization Through Cultural District
Boston Business Journal, Boston, MA
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – Investigative
Protecting the Shield
Asbury Park Press, USA Today Network, New Jersey
 
Banking in Houston: The New "Jim Crow"
Not So Fast! Capital One Bank Dealt Severe Blow as Federal Judge States Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Them Will Continue
Forward Times Publishing Co. / Houston Forward Times
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – Art & Design: Graphics
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – Copy Editing
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – Feature: Series
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – News Photo
No Finalists
 
Newspaper – Local Under 100,000 – Photo Story
No Finalists
 
 
Magazine – Under 1 Million
 
Magazine – Under 1 Million – General Reporting
To Combat Gentrification, One City is Changing How Homes are Bought and Sold
YES! Magazine, Bainbridge Island, WA
 
Dining While Black: Race and the Philly Food Scene
Ernest Owens
Philadelphia Magazine, Philadelphia, PA
 
Bias on the Bench
NAACP, Washington, D.C.
 
Magazine – Under 1 Million – Business
Black Farmers Reviving Their African Roots: “We Are Feeding Our Liberation”
YES! Magazine, Bainbridge Island, WA
 
The Co-Op That’s Keeping Community Money Out of Big Banks
YES! Magazine, Bainbridge Island, WA
 
Grit Is the New MBA
Fortune, New York, N.Y.
 
Why Co-ops and Community Farms Can’t Close the Racial Wealth Gap 
YES! Magazine, Bainbridge Island, WA
 
Magazine – Under 1 Million – Commentary/Essay
Three Outs: A Philly Coming Out Story
Ernest Owens
Philadelphia Magazine, Philadelphia, PA
 
Racism and the Trump Administration
The Atlantic, San Antonio, TX
 
Magazine – Under 1 Million – Specialty
What Is Barbershop Therapy? 
YES! Magazine, Bainbridge Island, WA
 
Magazine – Under 1 Million – International
Leveling the Playing Field
Afroelle Magazine
 
Blood, Sweat, and Batteries
Fortune, New York, N.Y.
 
Magazine – Under 1 Million – Art & Design: Page Design
No Finalists
 
Magazine – Under 1 Million – Copy Editing
No Finalists
 
Magazine – Under 1 Million – Investigative
No Finalists
 
Magazine – Under 1 Million – Single Topic Series
No Finalists
 
Magazine – Under 1 Million – Sports
No Finalists
 
Magazine – Over 1 Million
 
Magazine – Over 1 Million – Specialty
When Racism Anchors Your Health
VICE, Brooklyn, N.Y.
 
Magazine – Over 1 Million – Sports
Most Dominant Athlete of 2018: Simone Biles
ESPN The Magazine/Undefeated, Bristol, CT
 
Jalen Ramsey
ESPN The Magazine, Bristol, CT
 
Magazine – Over 1 Million – Art & Design: Page Design
State of the Black Athlete
ESPN, Bristol, CT
 
Safe Spaces
VICE, Brooklyn, N.Y.
 
Magazine – Over 1 Million – General Reporting
Mascots, Myths, Monuments and Memory
Allison J. Keyes - Smithsonian Magazine, Washington, D.C.
 
How the Warriors Became the Wokest Team in Pro Sports
ESPN the Magazine/Undefeated, Bristol, CT
 
The Trauma of Everyday Gun Violence in New Orleans
VICE, Brooklyn, N.Y.
 
Magazine – Over 1 Million – International
In Senegal, Female Empowerment, Prestige and Wealth Is Measured in Glittering Gold
Smithsonian Magazine, Washington, D.C.
 
Magazine – Over 1 Million – Commentary/Essay
For NFL Players, One Daunting Question Looms
ESPN the Magazine/Undefeated, Bristol, CT
 
Magazine – Over 1 Million – Single Topic Series
Motown at 60: A Celebration
Gerri HirsheyTouré
AARP The Magazine, Washington, D.C.
 
Magazine – Over 1 Million – Investigative
A Protest Divided
ESPN The Magazine, Bristol, CT
 
Six Black Girls Were Brutally Murdered in the Early ’70s. Why Was This Case Never Solved?
The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
 
The Costs of the Confederacy
Type Investigations, New York, N.Y.
Smithsonian Magazine, Reveal, From the Center for Investigative Reporting, PRX
 
Magazine – Over 1 Million – Business
No Finalists
 
Magazine – Over 1 Million – Copy Editing
No Finalists
 
Digital Media - Undergraduate
 
Digital Media Undergraduate – Online Feature Reporting
How D.C. is Failing its Black Moms
Howard University News Service, Washington, D.C.
 
Councilor to Congresswoman: A Conversation with Ayanna Pressley
Boston University - BUTV10's "On That Point
“Boston Political Review" - The 4th Estate-Gov Cnt.
 
"Finally Free"
University of Florida WUFT, Gainesville, FL
 
Digital Media Undergraduate – Best Use of Multimedia – Special Project
No Finalists
 
Digital Media Undergraduate – Online News Reporting
No Finalists
 
Digital Media Undergraduate – Online Sports Reporting
No Finalists
 
Digital Media - Graduate
 
Digital Media - Graduate – Best Use of Multimedia – Special Project
Hate in America
Carnegie-Knight News21
 
Digital Media - Graduate – Online Feature Reporting
Ta-Nehisi Coates Speaks at ‘Black Panther’ Screening in Oakland
University of California Berkeley
Graduate School of Journalism - Oakland North
 
We Need to Include Black Women’s Experience in the Movement Against Campus Sexual Assault
The Nation and Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University
 
Digital Media - Graduate – Best Use of Multimedia – Online Sports Reporting
Jackson State vs Alcorn State: A Rivalry for The Ages that Never Gets Old
Louisiana State University
HBCU Gameday
 
Jackson State, Alcorn State Battle in Soul Bowl for SWAC East Crown
Louisiana State University
HBCU Gameday
 
Digital Media - Graduate – Best Use of Multimedia – Online News Reporting
No Finalists
 
 
Digital Media
 
Digital Media – Single Story News
The Price of Filming Police Violence
Motherboard, Brooklyn, N.Y.
 
Chaos After Chicago Police Shoot Harith Augustus
Nader Issa
Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago, IL
 
Even Breathing is a Risk In One of Orlando’s Poorest Neighborhoods
HuffPost, Washington, D.C.
 
Digital Media – Sports
How J.R. Smith Bounced Back from Game 1
The Undefeated, Washington, D.C.
 
An Endless Fight, A Defining Choice
Sporting News, Laurel, MD
 
Kyrie Irving: One and Done to No. 1
The Undefeated, Washington, DC
 
A Ball Boy Remembers the Greatness of Earl Monroe and the Winston-Salem Championship Team of 1967
The Undefeated, Washington, D.C.
 
Digital Media – Online Project: News
Detroit Free Press Coverage of the Death and Funeral of Aretha Franklin
Staff of the Detroit Free Press
 
Driven into Debt: How Tickets Burden the Poor
WBEZ Chicago Public Media, Chicago, IL
ProPublica Illinois, Chicago, IL
 
Miseducation
ProPublica, New York, N.Y.
The New York Times, New York, N.Y.
Lena V. Groeger, David Eads
ProPublica, New York, N.Y. & Chicago, IL
 
Digital Media – Online Project: Feature
Traveling While Black: Why Some Americans are Afraid to Explore their Own Country
Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
Howard University, Washington, DC
 
No Ceilings: How African American Female Athletes Use Community to Navigate Negative Images
Lonnae O’Neal, Maya Jones, The Undefeated Staff
The Undefeated, Washington, D.C.Bristol, CT
 
Game Changers
ESPN, Bristol, CT
 
Digital Media – Interactive: Feature
Existing While Black
HuffPost, New York, N.Y.
Christy Havranek, Chris McGonigal
Gladeye
 
MLK50
Staff of Religion News Service
 
Welcome to Bron Bron Land
ESPN, Bristol, CT
 
Digital Media – Interactive: News
Trooper Tases Teen on ATV, Police Video Reveals What Happens Next
Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI
 
Digital Media – Commentary/Weblog
Commentary by Soraya Nadia McDonald
The Undefeated, Washington, D.C.
 
All the Ways I Did Not Die
Gizmodo Media Group
The Root, New York, N.Y.
 
Andre Perry: Degree of Interest
The Hechinger Report, New York, N.Y.
 
Digital Media – Single Story: Feature
“I Don’t Want to Shoot You, Brother”
ProPublica/The Frontline Dispatch, New York, N.Y.
 
'It's Not Fair, Not Right': How America Treats its Black Farmers
Economic Hardship Reporting Project, Tucson, AZ
The Guardian
 
Andrew Gillum is at Home with His Blackness
HuffPost, Washington, D.C.
 
African Americans and Home Schooling: 'A Way of Freedom'
NBC News Digital
New York, N.Y.
 
"Timuel Black — Historian, Civil Rights Activist, Griot — Reflects at Age 100"
Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago, IL

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