2005 National Journalism Awards

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

The Scripps Howard Foundation sponsors the annual National Journalism Awards, honoring the best in print, Web and electronic journalism and journalism education.

Investigative ReportingWalt Bogdanich and Jake Hooker, The New York Times, “A Toxic Pipeline”
Public Service ReportingChicago Tribune, “Hidden Hazards”
Editorial WritingSonni Efron, Los Angeles Times
CommentarySteve Lopez, Los Angeles Times
Human Interest WritingJulia O’Malley, Anchorage (Alaska) Daily News
Web Reportingwashingtonpost.com, “Fixing D.C.’s Schools”
Environmental ReportingSeth Borenstein, Associated Press
Washington ReportingMcClatchy Washington Bureau
Editorial CartooningSteve Kelley, New Orleans, The Times-Picayune
Distinguished Service to the First AmendmentNews Sentinel, Knoxville (Tenn.)
PhotojournalismMatt McClain, Rocky Mountain News
Business/Economics ReportingThe Wall Street Journal
Excellence in Electronic Media/RadioAlix Spiegel, National Public Radio
Excellence in Electronic Media/TV-CableWJLA-TV, Arlington, Va., “Drilling for Dollars”
College CartooningWilliam Warren, Old Gold & Black, Wake Forest University
Journalism Teacher of the YearDr. Elinor Kelley Grusin, The University of Memphis
Journalism Administrator of the YearDavid M. Rubin, Syracuse University

2006 National Journalism Awards

Investigative ReportingCharles Forelle, James Bandler, Mark Maremont and Steve Stecklow, The Wall Street Journal
Public Service ReportingMichael Smith and David Voreacos, Bloomberg News, “Slaves in the Amazon”
Editorial WritingJohn Diaz, Pati Poblete, and Caille Millner, San Francisco Chronicle
CommentaryChris Rose, The Times-Picayune
Human Interest WritingLane DeGregory, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times
Web Reportingwashingtonpost.com, “Being a Black Man”
Environmental ReportingKenneth R. Weiss and Usha Lee McFarling, Los Angeles Times
Washington ReportingWes Allison, “A Republican vs. Republican Cellular Division”
Editorial CartooningStephen Benson, The Arizona Republic
Distinguished Service to the First AmendmentSan Francisco Chronicle, Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams
PhotojournalismRick Loomis, Los Angeles Times
Business/Economics ReportingSteve Everly, Kansas City (Mo.) Star
Excellence in Electronic Media/TV-CableWTHR-TV, Indianapolis, “Cause for Alarm”
College CartooningErin Russell, The Michigan Daily, University of Michigan
Journalism Teacher of the YearRobert Richards, The Pennsylvania State University
Journalism Administrator of the YearDr. Shirley Staples Carter, University of South Carolina

2005 National Journalism Awards

Investigative ReportingRobin Fields, Evelyn Larrubia and Jack Leonard, Los Angeles Times, “Guardians for Profit, ”
Public Service ReportingSouth Florida Sun-Sentinel, “FEMA: A Legacy of Waste”
Editorial WritingTony Biffle, The Sun Herald, Gulfport, Miss.
CommentarySteve Lopez, Los Angeles Times
Human Interest WritingBrady Dennis, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, “300 Words” series
Web Reportingroanoke.com, The Roanoke Times, Va., “Going Down the Crooked Road”
Environmental ReportingKen Ward, The Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette
Washington ReportingChris Adams and Alison Young, Knight Ridder Washington Bureau , “Discharged and Dishonored”
Editorial CartooningMichael Ramirez, Los Angeles Times
Distinguished Service to the First AmendmentPost Register, Idaho Falls, Idaho
PhotojournalismDamon Winter, Los Angeles Times
Business/Economics ReportingLuke Timmerman and David Heath, The Seattle Times
Excellence in Electronic Media/RadioBBC World Service, Public Radio International ,and WGBH. The four-part series examined scientific progress on the research and dramatically different attitudes and practices in China, Israel, Britain and America.
Excellence in Electronic Media/TV-CableWCCO-TV, Minneapolis, executive producers Tom Aviles, Lino Rulli, and David Schechter’s “The Last Flagraiser.”
College CartooningRussell Gottwaldt, F Newsmagazine, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Journalism Teacher of the YearDr. Louis A. Day, Louisiana State University.
Journalism Administrator of the YearThomas Kunkel, University of Maryland.

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