Awards



The Pandora Papers, The Post’s collaboration with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, wins the award for Excellence in National/International Investigative Reporting and the Impact Award. The Post’s “Four Hours of Insurrection" was a finalist for Excellence in Radio/Podcast Coverage.

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Hiatt was honored posthumously with the Richard M. Clurman Award for his mentorship of young writers and editors. Del Real was recognized for his reporting on conspiracy in America.

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The judges cited Viser’s “unique, broad, authoritative contribution to chronicling the Biden presidency.”

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Read the remarks made by Publisher and CEO Fred Ryan, Executive Editor Sally Buzbee, Deputy Editorial Page Editor Karen Tumulty, and Senior Managing Editor Cameron Barr.

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The Post was also named a finalist in the categories of Investigative Reporting, National Reporting, and Illustrated Reporting and Commentary for political cartoons by Ann Telnaes.

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This is the fifth time Sally has been named the nation’s top sports columnist by APSE. She previously won the award in 2001, 2003, 2010 and 2011. Sally last year was the recipient of the prestigious Red Smith Award, which APSE presents annually to a person who has “made major contributions to sports journalism.”

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The awards, from the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, honor “exemplary talent and programming created by, for and about women.”

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The judges praised Ian’s investigation into VMI, the nation’s oldest state-supported military college, for its power and impact. He forced a reckoning that VMI, the last public college in Virginia to integrate and then to admit women, had long resisted.

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The association recognized The Post for its coverage of the breaking news events on Jan. 6, as well as stories in the immediate aftermath that held people and institutions to account, along with a six-month project launched in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.

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IRE’s judges described Hensley-Clancy's work as “a comprehensive look at a system of abuse” that “offered readers a glimpse at a culture of silence and questionable labor practices.”

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The Post also received nine additional honorable mentions across the newsroom and The Washington Post Creative Group.

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Dreier and Tran were recognized for the work they did in 2021 about the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which revealed in unstinting, human terms how FEMA is struggling in its increasingly urgent mission to help America’s disaster survivors in the age of climate change and stark inequality, prompting congressional action and policy overhauls.

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The Washington Post has won the Toner Prize for National Political Reporting for “The Attack,” an investigation into what happened before, during and after the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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This is the first time a Post reporter has won the award sponsored by The Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which was established in 2010 to honor the legacy of Pulitzer Prize-winning former colleague Anthony Shadid.

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The WP Creative Group won Gold for Best Native Advertising Program B2B for its program with NI and Gold for Best Native Advertising Program B2C, collaborating with M1M on The Regeneration of Travel.

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The Washington Post’s seven-year effort to track fatal police shootings nationwide has been honored by the Peabody Awards in a newly created category, Digital and Immersive Storytelling. The award was announced today and cites The Post’s innovation going back to 2015 and ongoing commitment to the work.

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The Washington Post wins three awards for investigative reporting, foreign correspondence and commentary and earns three citations.

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The award is presented annually in honor of the late Associated Press national college basketball writer to a reporter who demonstrates excellence in beat writing.

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Olorunnipa and Witte received this honor for their story, "Born with two strikes: How systemic racism shaped Floyd’s life and hobbled his ambition." This reporting is a part of The Washington Post staff's six-part series, "George Floyd’s America: Examining systemic racism and racial injustice in the post-civil rights era," which explores the institutional and societal roadblocks Floyd encountered as a Black man from his birth in 1973 until his death.

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The Washington Post was recognized with three Salute to Excellence awards from the National Association of Black Journalists.

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