May 6

The 2014 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting

5:30PM
Union League Club, Main Dining Room, 6th Floor

Reporter Shawn Boburg of The Record in Bergen, NJ tells the story behind how he uncovered the Chris Christie "Bridgegate" scandal. Boburg spoke at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting held by the Better Government Association.

 

 

 

1st place

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Title: "Chronic Crisis"

Newspaper: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Contributor: Meg Kissinger

 

2nd place

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Title: "Small Claims...Big Injustice"

Television Station: WTHR-TV

Contributors: Sandra Chapman, William C. Ditton, Steve Rhodes, John Whalen, Michael Eckstein

 

3rd place

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Title: "Backfire"

Newspaper: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Contributors: John Diedrich and Raquel Rutledge

 

Honorable Mention

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Title: "Sweeping the Streets"

Newspaper: The Chicago Reporter

Contributors: Angela Caputo, Rui Kaneya, Matthew Kovac, Latricia Polk, Evan Moore

 

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AWARD: Special Citation for body of work

Television Station: WXYZ-TV

Contributors: Ross Jones, Ramon Rosario, Randy Lundquist, Johnny Sartin, Ann Mullen