2001 – Print/Photo

Print Division
DAILY NEWSPAPERS- Writing & Reporting 
Spot News, circulation up to 75,000
First Place: The Albuquerque Tribune
Staff Entry “City on Fire”
Second Place: The Post-Star (Glen Falls, NY)
Don Lehman & Staff “Leaking Tanker Cripples Village”
Third Place: No award given
Spot News, circulation over 75,000
First Place: The  Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ)
Staff Entry “Seton Hall Fire”
Second Place: The Miami Herald
Staff Entry 
Third Place: The Palm Beach Post
Staff Entry 
“I Shot Somebody”
News Beat Coverage, circulation up to 75,000
First Place: Virgin Islands Daily News
Darrin Mortenson  “Vieques: In Whose Defense?  At Whose Expense?”
Second Place: The Intelligencer (Doylestown, Pa.)
James F. Duffy & Mark E. Jolly “Paydirt: Who Wins When Farmland is Saved?”
Third Place: The Charleston Gazette
Eric Eyre “Superintendent for Sale”
News Beat Coverage, circulation over 75,000
First Place:


Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ)
Robin Gaby Fisher, Reporter
& Matt Rainey, Photographer
“After the Fire”
Second Place: The Oregonian
Michael Wilson  “Secrets of a Small Town Priest”
Third Place: The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
John Mangels  “Collection of Work”
Local Interest Column on a Variety of Subjects
First Place: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Eugene Kane  “Metro Columns”
Second Place: New York Daily News
Lenore Skenazy “Lenore Skenazy Columns”
Third Place: The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
Connie Schultz “Life Happens”
Special or Feature Column on One Subject
First Place: The Wall Street Journal
Walter S. Mossberg “Personal Technology”
Second Place: The York Dispatch (York, Pa.)
Leslie Gray Streeter “Flick Chick”
Third Place: Los Angeles Times
Howard Rosenberg  “Columns by Howard Rosenberg”
Editorial Writing
First Place: The Charleston Gazette
James A. Haught “Defense of the Separation of Church and State”
Second Place: Lexington Herald-Leader
Larry Dale Keeling  “Religious Bigotry”
Third Place: The Des Moines Register
Rox Laird “Open Records”
Sports Writing
First Place: The Commercial Appeal
Geoff Calkins “Don’t Mix Football….”
Second Place: Akron Beacon Journal
Terry Pluto “Another Bad Gamble…”
Third Place: The Record (Hackensack, NJ)
Bob Klapisch  “Baseball”
Feature Writing on Variety of Subjects
First Place: The Kansas City Star
Eric Adler “Sarah’s Hope”
Second Place: The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
Christopher Evans  “A Prince, A Playground and A Man Who Came Out”
Third Place: Los Angeles Times
Peter H. King “Feature Writing by Peter H. King”
Investigative Reporting
First Place: Chicago Sun-Times
Mark Skertic “Failing Tires Carry Fatal Consequences”
Second Place: The Orange County Register (Santa Ana, CA.)
Staff Entry “The Body Brokers”
Third Place: The Detroit News
Melvin Claxton & Charles Hurt “Detroit Fire Department: Out of Service”
Public Service
First Place: New York Daily News
Russ Buettner & William Sherman  “Most Sued Doctors”
Second Place: The Orange County Register 
Kimberly Kindy “Motor Vehicle Fraud in California”
Third Place: Los Angeles Times
David Willman “The New FDA”
Business News Coverage
First Place: The Wichita Eagle 
Dion Lefler “Business Stories”
Second Place: The Detroit News 
Bill Vlasic & Daniel Howes “Daimler/Chrysler Shakeup”
Third Place: USA Today
Stephanie Armour “Business Stories”
Editorial Cartoons
First Place:
The San Diego Union-Tribune 
Steve Kelley
Second Place: The State (Columbia, SC)
Robert L. Ariail
Third Place: The State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)
Chris Britt
MAGAZINES – Writing & Reporting 
Coverage of a Major News Event or Topic
First Place: Newsweek
John Barry & Evan Thomas “The Kosovo Cover-Up”
Second Place: The National Law Journal (NY)
Elizabeth Amon “An Empty Promise”
Third Place: Texas Monthly
Paul Burka “The Aggie Bonfire Tragedy”
Feature Writing on a Variety of Subjects
First Place: Newsweek
Evan Thomas
Second Place: Texas Monthly
Skip Hollandsworth
Third Place: TIME Magazine
James Poniewozik
Special Column on One Subject
First Place: TIME Magazine
Margaret Carlson
Second Place: National Journal (Washington, DC)
Jonathan Rauch
Third Place: Texas Monthly
Don Graham
Coverage of a Major News Event
First Place: Associated Press   
International Desk “Vietnam Legacy”
Second Place: Cox Newspapers   
Bert Roughton, Jr. “The Saddest Face of Africa’s Burgeoning AIDS Crisis: Orphans”
Third Place: Associated Press   
International Desk “Middle East”
Feature Writing on a Variety of Subjects
First Place: Associated Press
Ted Anthony
Second Place: Associated Press
Helen O’Neill
Third Place: Bloomberg News (NY)
Adam Levy
Columns or Commentary on either a Single Topic or Variety of Topics
First Place: Dow Jones Newswires
Michael Rapoport “In The Money”
Second Place: Cox Newspapers
Margaret Coker “Foreign Journals”
Third Place: Associated Press
Jim Litke “Sports Features”
Newspapers – Spot News
First Place: San Diego Union-Tribune  
Peggy Peattie
“Funeral For the Cole Crew”
Second Place: St. Petersburg Times 
Jamie Francis “Terrifying Crash”
Third Place: Detroit News 
Daniel Mears “Bridge Accident”
Newspapers – Feature Photography
First Place: The Dallas Morning News  
Mona Reeder
“Fowl Play”
Second Place: San Antonio Express-News
Robert McLeroy “Lineman School”
Third Place: The Dallas Morning News 
Damon Winter “Lunar Eclipse”
Newspapers – Sports Photography
First Place: Los Angeles Times 
Paul Morse
“Lenny Krayzelburg”
Second Place: Los Angeles Times
Wally Skalij “N-Sync”
Third Place: St. Petersburg Times 
Toni Sandys “Grass Face”
Magazines, News Services, Syndicates – Spot News Photography


Associated Press 
Alan Diaz
“Elian Seized”
Second Place: Associated Press 
Toshihiko Sato “Concorde Crash”
Third Place: Associated Press 
Alan Diaz “Florida Recount”
Magazines, News Services, Syndicates – Feature Photography
First Place: Sports Illustrated  
Simon Bruty
“It’s Not The Shoe”
Second Place: Sports Illustrated
Paul Gero “Embraceable Ewe”
Third Place: Sports Illustrated 
Robert Beck “View To A Kill”
Magazines, News Services, Syndicates – Sports Photography
First Place: Sports Illustrated  
Donald Miralle
“Royal Box”
Second Place: Sports Illustrated
Bob Martin “Water Gait”
Third Place: Associated Press
Susan Walsh “Flying Jockey”
Photography Portfolio
First Place: Mobile Register 
Bill Starling
Second Place: Newsday
J. Conrad Williams, Jr.
Third Place: The Oregonian
Benjamin Brink
Newspapers – Informational Graphics
First Place: The Honolulu Star-Bulletin   
David Swann
Second Place: Los Angeles Times   
Staff Entry
Third Place: Akron Beacon Journal   
Rick Steinhauser
Newspapers – Illustrative Graphics
First Place: San Jose Mercury News   
Stephanie Grace Lim
Second Place: Dayton Daily News   
MB Hopkins
Third Place: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   
Daniel Marsula
Magazines, News Services, Syndicates  – Graphics, either Informational or Illustrative
First Place: Associated Press  
AP Graphics “Web”
Second Place: Associated Press  
J. Jurgensen “Earth’s Shield, Spare Lodging, Sowing the Sea”
Third Place: Associated Press  
Peter Sandilli & Justin Gilbert “Less Skin is in, Olympic Century, Stadium Australia”
Magazine Cover Design
First Place: USA Weekend 
Casey Shaw & Pamela Smith
Second Place: National Journal (Washington, DC)  
Jan Zimmeck
Third Place: No award given