Some of the 2012 SPJ National Award Winning Stories

Television

Breaking News Coverage (Large-Market Station, 1-50 market)
State Fair Tragedy – by 24-Hour News 8 Staff, WISH-TV


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Breaking News Coverage (Small-Market Station, 51+ market)
Giddings Homicide Investigation – by Michelle Quesada and Tyler Southard, WGXA NewsCentral FOX24/ABC16


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Breaking News Coverage (Network/Syndication Service/Program Service)
World News with Diane Sawyer: Disaster in the Pacific – by Diane Sawyer and the staff of World News, ABC NEWS


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Documentaries (Large-Market Station, 1-50 market)
Desert Underwater – by Staff, KLAS-TV


Documentaries (Small-Market Station, 51+ market)
32 Minutes in May – by Michelle Bogowith, Jim Riek, KOMU-TV 8
Watch online [komu.com]


Documentaries (Network/Syndication Service/Program Service)
Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports: Terror in the Dust – by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Roni Selig,Timothy Langmaid and Stephanie Smith, CNN
Watch online [cnn.com]

 

Feature Reporting (Large-Market Station, 1-50 market)
When Cultures Clash – by Tara Rosenblum, Jack Kearney, Gina Curran & Eric Leeds, News 12 Westchester


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Feature Reporting (Small-Market Station, 51+ market)
15 Days: A Soldier’s Journey Home – by Mark Geary, Erik Arendt and Liz Martin, KCRG-TV9


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Feature Reporting (Network/Syndication Service/Program Service)
60 Minutes: Hard Times Generation (I) – by Scott Pelley, Robert G. Anderson, Daniel Ruetenik and Nicole Young, CBS News 60 Minutes
Watch online [cbsnews.com]


Investigative Reporting (Large-Market Station, 1-50 market)
Toxic Secrets – by Tammy Leitner and David L. Paredes, KPHO – CBS 5 News


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Investigative Reporting (Small-Market Station, 51+)
Hiding Behind the Badge – by Lee Zurik, Donny Pearce, Greg Phillips and Mikel Schaefer – News Director, WVUE-TV


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Investigative Reporting (Network/Syndication Service/Program Service)
Brian Ross Investigates ‘Peace Corps: A trust Betrayed’ – by Brian Ross Anna Schecter Rhonda Schwartz Angela Hill, ABC NEWS


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