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2017 Online Journalism Awards winners include Le Temps, The Washington Post and STAT

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Journalists from 29 news organizations honored

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Superlative reporting on leaked data, prison reform and undue police force led coverage that garnered top honors for 29 media organizations Saturday night at the 2017 Online Journalism Awards, which closed the Online News Association Conference

At the 17th annual awards dinner, emceed by host of WAMU and NPR's 1A Joshua Johnson,  Nexo Jornal Le Temps and  The Globe and Mail  each took home a $3,000 General Excellence in Online Journalism award, courtesy of the Gannett Foundation. The $15,000 University of Florida Awards for Investigative Data Journalism were won by  The Intercept  and  First Look Media 's "Trial and Terror" and  The Globe and Mail  for "Unfounded."

The Knight Award for Public Service, with a $5,000 prize from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, went to  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  for "Doctors and Sex Abuse."  The Guardian US Mobile Innovation Lab  won the $5,000 Gannett Foundation Award for Technical Innovation in the Service of Digital Journalism for its app, "Live Notifications."  The Knoxville News Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK - TENNESSEE  and  The New York Times  were recognized in the Breaking News categories.

Two new categories were added this year to honor evolving forms of journalism: Excellence in Audio Digital Storytelling, which recognizes exceptional efforts in telling stories through digitally-focused audio, including podcasts, audio-centric online works and other emerging media; and Excellence in Immersive Storytelling, which honors exceptional efforts in telling stories through digital, immersive media: virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, 360 video and other emerging media.   FRONTLINE   and   The Emblematic Group  shared the Excellence in Immersive Storytelling category for their bold, compelling presentation in "After Solitary."  Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting KNBA  and  AIR  received the inaugural  Excellence in Audio Digital Storytelling awards.

ONA also named documentary photographer and freelance photojournalist  Tara Todras-Whitehill  the recipient of the 2017 James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting for her unflinching coverage of vulnerable populations, particularly women and refugees, in the Middle East.  Jim Brady  was honored with the 2017 Rich Jaroslovsky Founder Award for his longtime work in digital media, including innovations in social and community engagement.

Here are the winners in each category:

General Excellence in Online Journalism, Small Newsroom
Nexo Jornal, nexojornal.com.br

General Excellence in Online Journalism, Medium Newsroom
Le Temps, letemps.ch

General Excellence in Online Journalism, Large Newsroom  
The Globe and Mail, theglobeandmail.com

Knight Award for Public Service  
Doctors & Sex Abuse, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Breaking News, Medium Newsroom
Gatlinburg Fire, The Knoxville News Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK - TENNESSEE

Breaking News, Large Newsroom
Orlando, The New York Times

Gannett Foundation Award for Technical Innovation in the Service of Digital Journalism
Live Notifications, The Guardian US Mobile Innovation Lab

Planned News / Events, Small Newsroom
CrossCheck France, First Draft

Planned News /Events, Medium Newsroom
Election 2016, WBUR

Planned News / Events, Large Newsroom
Electionland, ProPublica and the Electionland Coalition

Explanatory Reporting, Small Newsroom (tie)
Middle East Lobbying: The Influence Game, Al-Monitor

Game of Genomes, STAT

Explanatory Reporting, Medium Newsroom
Under Our Skin, The Seattle Times

Explanatory Reporting, Large Newsroom
Weigh Anchor, The Globe and Mail

Topical Reporting, Small Newsroom
Truckbeat, AIR:Finding America and WUOT

Topical Reporting, Medium Newsroom
Standing Rock and Beyond, Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and Inside Energy

Topical Reporting, Large Newsroom
Trump Charities, The Washington Post

Online Commentary
Race/Related, The New York Times

Feature, Small Newsroom (tie)
Dope Sick, STAT

AMERICA RELOADED: The Bizarre Story Behind the FBI's Fake Documentary About the Bundy Family, The Intercept | First Look Media

Feature, Medium Newsroom
My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard, Mother Jones

Feature, Large Newsroom
The Fine Line, The New York Times

Sports, Small/Medium Newsroom
Berlin Marathon 2016 - How Fast Your City Runs, Berliner Morgenpost

Sports, Large Newsroom
Francesco Totti King of Rome, La Repubblica

The David Teeuwen Student Journalism Award, Small
City of Smoke: Air Pollution in the Land of the Eternal Blue Sky, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

The David Teeuwen Student Journalism Award,   Large
Cuba's New Wave, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Media and Journalism

Pro-Am Student Award
Turning Tides: The Story of the Salton Sea, USC/JOVRNALISM and The Desert Sun

The Al Neuharth Innovation in Investigative Journalism Award, Small Newsroom
Drinks, Dinners, Junkets and Jobs: How the Insurance Industry Courts State Commissioners, The Center for Public Integrity

The Al Neuharth Innovation in Investigative Journalism Award, Medium Newsroom
Toxic Armories, The Oregonian / OregonLive

The Al Neuharth Innovation in Investigative Journalism Award, Large Newsroom
Unfounded, The Globe and Mail

Excellence and Innovation in Visual Digital Storytelling, Small Newsroom
Future Cities, Future Cities

Excellence and Innovation in Visual Digital Storytelling, Medium Newsroom
Titletown, TX, McClatchy Video Lab

Excellence and Innovation in Visual Digital Storytelling, Large Newsroom
Fragments of a Life: A Curbside Mystery, The New York Times

The University of Florida Award for Investigative Data Journalism, Small/Medium Newsroom
Trial and Terror, The Intercept | First Look Media

The University of Florida Award for Investigative Data Journalism, Large Newsroom
Unfounded, The Globe and Mail

Excellence in Audio Digital Storytelling, Small Newsroom
Frontier of Change, Independent | Producing Station: KNBA

Excellence in Audio Digital Storytelling, Large Newsroom
The Wall, Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting

Excellence in Immersive Storytelling
After Solitary, FRONTLINE and Emblematic Group

2017 Rich Jaroslovsky Founder Award
Jim Brady, CEO, Spirited Media

2017 James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting
Tara Todras-Whitehill, Freelance Photographer and Reporter

The awards ceremony, which was live-streamed directly from the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, will be available for viewing within 48 hours at awards.journalists.org/live.

A group of 119 industry-leading journalists and new media professionals, led by ONA Board members and OJA co-chairs co-chair P. Kim Bui and David Smydra, teamed up to screen entrants and select finalists. Thirty judges, representing a diverse cross-section of the industry, then conferred to determine winners from independent, community, nonprofit, major media, start-up and international news sites.

Launched in 2000, the OJAs are administered by ONA and are the only comprehensive set of journalism prizes honoring excellence in digital journalism, focusing on independent, community, nonprofit, major media and international news sites.

About ONA
The Online News Association is the world's largest association of online journalists. ONA's mission is to inspire innovation and excellence among journalists to better serve the public. The membership includes news writers, producers, designers, editors, bloggers, technologists, photographers, academics, students and others who produce and distribute news for digital delivery systems. ONA also hosts the annual Online News Association annual conference and administers the Online Journalism Awards.

About Knight Foundation
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. The foundation believes that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. For more, visit knightfoundation.org

About the Gannett Foundation
The Gannett Foundation is a corporate foundation sponsored by Gannett Co., Inc. whose mission is to invest in the future of the communities in which Gannett does business, and in the future of our industry. It supports projects that take a creative approach to fundamental issues such as education and neighborhood improvement, economic development, youth development, community problem-solving, assistance to disadvantaged people, environmental conservation and cultural enrichment.

About the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications is driving innovation and engagement across the disciplines of advertising, journalism, public relations and telecommunication. The strength of its programs, faculty, students and alumni - in research and in practice - has earned the college ongoing recognition as one of the best in the nation among its peers. The college offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees and certificates, both online and on campus. The college's strength is drawn from both academic rigor and experiential learning. CJC students have the opportunity to gain practical experience in the Innovation News Center, which generates content across multiple platforms, and a strategic communication agency with expertise in targeting messages to millennial audiences. The college includes seven broadcast and digital media properties and the nation's only chair in public interest communications.

About Journalism 360
Journalism 360 is a global network of storytellers accelerating the understanding and production of immersive journalism. Our mission is to help news organizations, journalists, technologists, content creators and journalism educators experiment with all forms of immersive storytelling, including but not limited to 360 video, augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality. Its founding partners are the Knight Foundation, Google News Lab and the Online News Association.

For more information, contact: The Online News Association at awards@journalists.org .




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