2011 Winners


Above from left: CMCJ director Stephen Handelman, John Jay president Jeremy Travis, New York Magazine writer Bob Kolker and keynote speaker John Conroy; Below: Handelman, Travis and Philadelphia Inquirer reporters Craig R. McCoy and Nancy Phillips Photos by Preston Merchant

New York Magazine and The Philadelphia Inquirer Investigative Team won the 2011 John Jay/H.F. Guggenheim Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting Awards.

Read the New York Magazine story, “I Did It,” by Robert Kolker here.

Read the Philadelphia Inquirer Investigative team story, “Justice: Delayed, Dismissed, Deniedhere.

Honorable mention in the single-entry category went to Jim Schaefer of the Detroit Free Press, for his article, Overdue Justice,” an investigation of victim restitutions still held in state coffers years later.

2011Aimg_9699Two entries tied for second place in the series category: Charles Piller of The Sacramento Bee for his series, “The Public Eye,” focusing on prison reforms;  and “Law and Disorder,” an investigation of the New Orleans police force after Katrina by the ProPublica, New Orleans Times Picayune and PBS Frontline Investigative Teams.