First Amendment Awards Finalists: 2015

over 50,000 circulation  |  under 50,000 circulation

Open Doors Award   
Byron Harris  WFAA-TV

Defending the Disadvantaged (Broadcast/Print)
David Martin Davies  Texas Public Radio
Scott Noll  KOHU-TV  |  Krista Torralva  Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Jay Root  The Texas Tribune
Monica Rhor  Houston Chronicle  |  Francisco Vara-Orta  San Antonio Express News
Peter Gorman  Fort Worth Weekly

General News (Broadcast/Print)
Ana E. Azpurua  Al Día
Scott Noll  KOHU-TV    |  Mark Collette  Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Jeff Prince, Eric Griffey  Fort Worth Weekly
Jenna Duncan  Denton Record Chronicle
Steve Thompson  The Dallas Morning News

Reporting on Open Government (Broadcast/Print)
Staff  The Texas Tribune  |  Mark Collette  Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Eric Griffey  Fort Worth Weekly
Nolan Clay  The Oklahoman

Green News (Broadcast/Print)
David Martin Davies  Texas Public Radio
Louise Red Corn  The Bigheart Times

Investigative (Broadcast/Print)
Yezmin Thomas  KXTX Telemundo
Scott Friedman, Eva Parks, Peter Hull  KXAS-TV
Scott Friedman, Eva Parks, Peter Hull  KXAS-TV

Ted Oberg  KTRK-TV  |  Mark Collette  Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Jay Root  The Texas Tribune
Ed Timms, Kevin Krause  The Dallas Morning News  |  John D. Harden  Denton Record-Chronicle
Brian M. Rosenthal  Houston Chronicle  |  Krista Torralva Corpus Christi Caller-Times                                 

Multimedia Project *
Scott Friedman, Eva Parks, Peter Hull, David Tarrant, Vernon Bryant  KXAS-TV/The Dallas Morning News
Jay Root  The Texas Tribune

Opening the Books (Broadcast/Print)
Peter Gorman  Fort Worth Weekly
Chris Ramirez  Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Chris Ramirez  Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Opinion or Commentary (Broadcast/Print)
David Lieber  The Dallas Morning News

Reporting on Open Government (Broadcast/Print)
Ted Oberg, Trent Siebert  KTRK-TV
Ed Timms, Kevin Krause  The Dallas Morning News
Eric Griffey  Fort Worth Weekly
Eric Griffey, Kenneth Kost  Fort Worth Weekly

Student Work (Broadcast/Print)
Michael Marks, Wes Martin, Rabeea Tahir, Larisa Manescu, Gabriel Macias, Kristyn Renfro, Emily Jiminez  ReportingTexas.com
Favian Quezada  MyTJCNews.com

 


Blue type denotes the winner.         *no circulation division