Columbia Journalism School

Oakes Award: Past Winners

 

 

2012

           Chicago Tribune, Patricia Callahan, Sam Roe, Michael Hawthorne, "Playing with Fire,"

            Honorable Mention

            Environmental Health News, Marla Cone, project editor, "Playing with Fire"

             InsideClimate News, Lisa Song, Elizabeth McGowan, David Hasmyer, "The Dilbit Disaster"

            USA Today, Alison Young and Peter Eisler, "Ghost Factories"

 

2011 The New York Times, Justin Gillis, "Temperature Rising"

            Honorable Mention

           The Associated Press, Jeff Donn, "Aging Nukes"

            Center for Public Integrity and ABC News, Ronnie Greene and Matthew Mosk respectively, 

            "Green Energy: Contracts, Connections and the Collapse of Solyndra"

     

2010

2009

2008

  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Susanne Rust, Meg Kissinger and Cary Spivak, 
    Chemical Fallout

  • The Associated Press, Martha Mendoza, Jeff Donn and Justin Pritchard, “PharmaWater


More about the 2008 Oakes Award winners

2007


More about the 2007 Oakes Award winners
John G. H. Oakes’ opening remarks, 2007 award presentation

2006

The Los Angeles Times, Kenneth R. Weiss and his team, “Altered Oceans
More about the 2006 Oakes Award winners

2005

Harper's Magazinee, Erik Reece  “Death of a Mountain
The Milwaukee Sentinel, Dan Egan, “Troubled Waters, the Great Invasion”
More about the 2005 Oakes Award winners

2004

Paul Koberstein, Cascadia Times

2003

The Staff of the Detroit Free Press

2002

Ben Raines, Mobile Register

2001

Robert McClure and Andrew Schneider, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

2000

John McQuaid, The Times-Picayune

1999

T. Christian Miller, Los Angeles Times

1998

Deborah Nelson, Jim Simon, Eric Nalder and Danny Westneat, The Seattle Times

1997

Duff Wilson, The Seattle Times

1996

Dunstan McNichol and Kelly Richmond, The Record

1995

Pat Stith and Joby Warrick, The News & Observer

 


Contact

Caroline Martinet, Program Manager, Professional Prizes
Columbia Journalism School
2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
212-854-7696
cm3443@columbia.edu

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