2016 Awards of Excellence Winners

The Atlanta Press Club would like to congratulate all our finalists and winners from our 2016 Awards of Excellence. Atlanta-area journalists were able to enter themselves or be nominated by someone else. Entries were judged by volunteers from the National Press Club and the Alaska Press Club on quality of content, demonstrated reportorial skill and the impact of their work.

 

Award of Excellence – Print/Online Daily

Brenda Goodman, WebMD:

Tiny But Dangerous: the Mosquitoes Spreading Zika

Fight Turns Personal for a Man at War with Zika

Pregnant Puerto Ricans Fearful of Zika

New Zika Threat to Babies: Late-Onset Microcephaly

Miami Beach’s Dilemma: Zika or Insecticide?

 

Award of Excellence – Print/Online Nondaily

Josh Green, Atlanta Magazine:

How Gentrification Really Changes A Neighborhood

 

Award of Excellence – Radio Reporting

Elly Yu, WABE:

Georgia Governor Set To Veto ‘Religious Liberty’ Bill. Here’s Why

 

Award of Excellence – TV Reporting

Brendan Keefe, 11Alive:

The Investigator

 

Award of Excellence – Documentary or Series

Jeremy Campbell, Erin Gutierrez, Matt Livingston, Lauren Rudeseal and Blis Savidge, 11Alive:

Charlie Foxtrot

 

Award of Excellence – Videography

Kait Parker, Marcus Stern and Spencer Wilking, The Weather Channel:

Toxic Lake

 

Award of Excellence – Use of Sound

Sean Powers, Georgia Public Broadcasting:

Sweet Tea: A History of the ‘Nectar of the South’

 

Award of Excellence – Single Image Photography

John Spink, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

Award of Excellence – Photo Gallery

Dustin Chambers and Camille Pendley, Atlanta Magazine:

Our Voices: 17 metro Atlantans explain what Trump’s victory means to them

 

Award of Excellence – Investigative Reporting

Brenda Goodman, WebMD and Andy Miller, Georgia Health News:

Why Are Kids in Waycross Getting Cancer?

 

Award of Excellence – Rising Star Award

Niema Abdulahi, 11Alive

 

Award of Excellence – News Innovation Award

David Armstrong and the Georgia News Lab

 

Award of Excellence – Impact Award

Hollie Manheimer, Georgia First Amendment Foundation