EPPY Winners 2019

2019 Eppy Awards

WINNERS LIST
CATEGORY WINNER

1 million unique monthly visitors and over
WINNER

Under 1 million unique monthly visitors
Best Daily Newspaper Website BostonGlobe.com THE CITY
Best Online News Website CNN Honolulu Civil Beat
Best Weekly or Non-Daily Newspaper Website * No Winner Las Vegas Weekly | Greenspun Media Group
Best Business/Finance Website CNN Business GrowthSpotter |Orlando Sentinel Media Group
Best Sports Website CNN Sport Friday Night Drive | Shaw Media
Best Entertainment/Cultural News The Undefeated | ESPN Religion Unplugged |The Media Project
Best Investigative/Enterprise Feature on a Website (TIE) Destroyed: How the trashing of rape kits failed victims and jeopardizes public safety | CNN
(TIE) The Valedictorian Project | BostonGlobe.com
(TIE) O’Hare’s Billions in Broken Promises | Better Government Association
(TIE) The Girl Collector | The Cincinnati Enquirer
Best Collaborative Investigative/Enterprise Reporting (TIE) Copy, paste, legislate | USA TODAY, The Arizona Republic, Center for Public Integrity
(TIE) American (In)Justice | Variety and Rolling Stone
On the Brink of Being Homeless in a “Sanctuary City” | The City and Documented
Best News or Event Feature on a Website Exodus: The Climate Migration Crisis | The Weather Channel Digital
(TIE) A Solitary Death Sparks Prison Reform Push |THE CITY
(TIE) Opioids: ‘Next generation is dying’ | Catholic Courier
Best Business Reporting on a Website (TIE) Bribery Division | International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, La Posta, McClatchy/Miami Herald
(TIE) Sign Here to Lose Everything | Bloomberg News
Mauritius Leaks | International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Best Digital Magazine Variety.com (TIE) Sonomamag.com | Sonoma Magazine
(TIE) The Catalyst: A Journal of Ideas from the Bush Institute | George W. Bush Presidential Center
Best Innovation Project on a Website Ahead of the Fire | The Arizona Republic and the USA TODAY Network (TIE) Kensington Voice
(TIE) Recycling in Chicago | Better Government Association
Best Use of Data/Infographics on a Website Slavery’s explosive growth, in charts: How ’20 and odd’ became millions | USA TODAY *No Winner
Best Community Service on a Media-Affiliated Website The Valedictorian Project | BostonGlobe.com
Taken | The Greenville News
Best Social Media/Crowd Sourcing Election Confessions | NBC News Digital Tamil Nadu Garment Factories Pills Investigation | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Best Mobile App ESPN *No Winner
Best News or Event Feature Video Losing Laura | BostonGlobe.com Police Sgt. Sean Gannon: One Year Later | Cape Cod Times
Best Sports Video Angie Wright Goes The Distance at Mint 400 | Las Vegas Review-Journal *No Winner
Best Enterprise/Investigative Video (TIE) 44 Years, 41 Allegations | ESPN
(TIE) A different kind of force, policing mental illness | NBC Left Field, Ed Ou
*No Winner
Best Podcast (TIE) Carruth | The Charlotte Observer
(TIE) Last Seen | The Boston Globe & WBUR
STAT, ReadoutLOUD | Boston Globe Life Sciences
Best Photojournalism of a Website Last Refuge – A Bay Area RV community bands together to fight City Hall | MercuryNews.com *No Winner
Best Overall Website Design CNN Style (TIE) In the Margins | Temple University
(TIE) CO — U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Best Redesign/Relaunch NBC News app for Apple TV | NBC News Digital PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com | Temple University
Best Editorial/Political Cartoon *No Winner Dennis Draughon | Capitol Broadcasting Co.
Best Promotional/Marketing Campaign Supporting Local Journalism | Newsday Consumer Marketing *No Winner
Best Business Blog QuickTakes | Bloomberg CO — U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Best College/University Newspaper Website NYCity News Service | Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
Best College/University News or Event Feature Climate Countdown | NYCity News Service
Best College/University Investigative
Documentary Report
State of Emergency | Carnegie-Knight News21
*Winners must receive a score in the top one-third of the average score across all categories within their division. As a result, there may be no winner in categories not reaching this threshold.

2019 EPPY JUDGES
Dustin Barnes, The Tennessean Katy Lieber, The Press Democrat
Tyler Batiste, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette David Lucas, Thomson Reuters
Peter Bhatia, Detroit Free Press Mark Mahoney, The Daily Gazette
Jak Boumans, Electronic Media Reporting Laura McAdoo, The Seattle Times
Meredith Broussard — New York University Cara McCoy, USA TODAY
Paul Cheung ,Knight Foundation Christine McKenna, Lehman College
Chris Coates, Herald & Review Margaret McKenzie, The Conway Daily Sun
Linda Corcoran, The Boston Globe Todd Milbourn, University of Oregon
Kevin Dale, Colorado Public Radio Stephanie Monty, The Internet Educator
Kristen DelGuzzi, USA Today Bernie Oravec, Barash Media
Matt DeRienzo, Hearst Connecticut Media Group Meaghan Parker, Society of Environmental Journalists
Ethar El-Katatney, Wall Street Journal Ed Pikulski, Times-Shamrock Communications
Mary Firestone, Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Steven Remery, Orange County Neighborhood Newpapers
Tim Gallagher, The 20/20 Network Seth Rogin, Nucleus Marketing Solutions
Lindsay Gloor, The Herald-News Dietmar Schantin, Institute for Media Studies
Christopher Graham, Larson Newspapers Marie K. Shanahan, “University of Connecticut, School of Journalism”
Andrew Green, Thomson Reuters Bridget Sibthorp-Moecker, Herald & Review
Megan Greenwell, Deadspin Erica Smith, The Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press
Lauren Gustus, Sac/Bee Peter Suciu, Tech Reporter
Erik Hall, The Roanoke Times Josh Sweigart, Dayton Daily News
Sam Hall, The Clarion-Ledger Annika Toernqvist, The Press Democrat
Lisa Heyamoto, University of Oregon Lucio Villa, The Washington Post
Keith Jordan, Upstream Digital Media Lauren Walck, Sun Herald and McClatchy
Dan Kennedy, Northeastern University Hannah Wise, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Courtney Lamdin, Seven Days Andrew Yates, HuffPost Canada