June 15, 2017 — Best of GateHouse
2016 Public Service Journalism: Division B
First place: Danger Zone, The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, Massachusetts
Read online: Danger Zone
This is a very creative approach to covering this issue. The combination of data, interviews and observation is very effective.
Second place: Cindy Swirko, The Gainesville Sun, Gainesville, Florida
Third place: Bill Hand, Sun Journal, New Bern, North Carolina