The Society of Professional Journalists’ Washington, D.C., chapter on Tuesday awarded the Center for Public Integrity seven 2016 Dateline Awards in its online journalism category — more than any other news organization.
The awards, distributed Tuesday night at the National Press Club, honor excellence among journalists based in the greater Washington, D.C., area.
Winners from the Center for Public Integrity include:
Non-breaking news: David Heath, Jim Morris, Jie Jenny Zou for “Science for Sale”
Series: Geoff Mulvihill, Matthew Perrone, Liz Essley Whyte and Ben Wieder for the “Politics of Pain,” in collaboration with The Associated Press
Features: Allan Holmes, Ben Wieder, Eleanor Bell Fox, Chris Zubak-Skees and Gordon Witkin for “Broadband Inequality”
Business: Fred Schulte for “Low Bar: How Lawyers Profit off Desperate Homeowners”
Commentary/criticism: Dave Levinthal for “Unpacking Political Influence in Election 2016”
Infographics: Chris Zubak-Skees for his portfolio
Editorial cartoon: Adam Zyglis for “Hillary Clinton’s Big Money Doubletalk”
Additionally, reporter Carrie Levine’s profile of now-White House counsel Don McGahn was also named a finalist in the features category.
“Carbon Wars,” a project produced by Center for Public Integrity journalists Jamie Smith Hopkins, Jim Morris, Jie Jenny Zou and Chris Zubak-Skees, in conjunction with the Weather Channel and Al Jazeera English, was a finalist in the online series category.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists — until this year part of the Center for Public Integrity — was named a finalist for its “Panama Papers” project.
Other news organizations honored with Dateline Awards include: the Washington Post, the Washington Times, Politico, USA Today, Roll Call, the AP, Bloomberg BNA and McClatchy’s D.C. Bureau.
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