2018 Field Reporting Award Recipients
Environmental Justice Reporting Award
Debra Krol - Freelance Journalist; Phoenix, AZ
Project: "Native Californians Gaining a Bigger Voice in Watershed Management"
Stories: How Saving Southern California’s Steelhead Trout Could Also Help the State’s Watersheds
Gerry Beam Memorial Award
Amelia Urry - Freelance Journalist; Seattle, WA
Project: “Death of a Reef”
Andrew Weegar Memorial Award
Michael Dax - Freelance Journalist; Santa Fe, NM
Project: "When the Wheaties Come to Town: A Journey into a Vanishing American Present"
Stories: Racing Against the Harvest, Custom Wheat Cutters Struggle to Stay Relevant
Women in Male-Dominated Harvest Industry Help Each Other
Frank Allen Field Reporting Awards
Meg Vatterott - Multimedia Journalist; Kansas City, MO
Project: "The Mazahua Frente and Mexico City's Water Crisis"
Kevin Stark - Midwest Energy News/Freelance Journalist; Chicago, IL
Project: "Inside an Indiana Lead Crisis: One Woman's Journey Out of a Polluted Public Housing Complex - A Trump Diaries Podcast Episode"
Joshua Zaffos - Freelance Journalist; Fort Collins, CO
Project: "Uranium Revival at White Mesa"
Sophia Perez - KKMP Radio; Saipan, MP
Project: "Alternative Zero"
Complete Series: The Alternative Zero Project
Allen Best - Freelance Journalist; Arvada, CO
Project: "Picuris Pueblo: Energy Transition in the Rural Southwest"
Rebecca Owen - Freelance Journalist; Silverton, OR
Project: "Wild Horses Couldn't Drag Me Away from Wild Horses"