[Lest I be accused of missing the lede, this update: Hillary Rosner, who won the AAAS award for pupfish, also won awards this year from the Society of Environmental Journalists and the National Association of Science Writers. Nice hat trick. And if you see her coming, duck!]
Stories about the Devil's Hole pupfish, crowd-sourced solutions to protein-folding problems, and black lung in miners were among the winners of the 2013 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards, the American Association for the Advancement of Science announced today.
The abbreviated list of winners follows. You can learn more about them from the AAAS press release:
Large Newspaper: Circulation of 100,000 or More
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"Deep Trouble" (series)
August 19, 22, and 26, 2012.
Small Newspaper: Circulation less than 100,000
East Bay Express
"Warning: Quake in 60 Seconds"
May 1, 2013
"Attack of the Mutant Pupfish"
Spot News/Feature Reporting (20 minutes or less)
"Adrien Treuille Profile"
November 14, 2012
In-Depth Reporting (more than 20 minutes)
Dennis Wells, Linda Goldman, David Royle
"Killer in the Caves"
March 13, 2013
Howard Berkes, Andrea de Leon, Sandra Bartlett, NPR, and Chris Hamby, The Center for Public Integrity
"As Mine Protections Fail, Black Lung Cases Surge"
July 9, 2012
"Black-Lung Rule Loopholes Leave Miners Vulnerable"
July 10, 2012
Certificate of Merit – Radio
Ashley Ahearn of KUOW Public Radio in Seattle for a three-part series on coal in the Pacific Northwest.
March 11, 12, and June 18, 2013.
"Uprising: Can a self-trained scientist solve one of the biggest problems in energy policy?"
February 21, 2013
Children's Science News
GEOlino magazine (Germany)
"Kaltwasserkorallen: Ein Paradies am Meeresgrund"
("Cold Water Corals: Paradise on the Seabed")
Congratulations to all.
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