June 15, 2017 — Carlene Cox
2016 News Writer of the Year: Division D
First place: Aaron Little, Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Read online: Will Santa Rosa County spend half a penny on the courthouse?
Solid public service reporting on important tax vote, alcohol vote and public school resources made this the clear winner in this division.
Second place: Ethan Hartley, Danvers Herald
Third place: Aaron Leibowitz, Malden Observer