Multimedia Journalist of the Year
Alice Li, The Washington Post
First - NPR: "What Democracy Looks Like: A Portrait of Inauguration Weekend, 2017"
Second - The Washington Post: "11 minutes, 58 lives: 'The bullets kept coming'"
Third - CNN: "Hurricane Maria's uncounted dead"
Award of Excellence - The Washington Post: "After the fire, heroes become homeless"
First - The Washington Post: "She thinks illegal immigrants are draining the system. What about the family next door?"
Second - The Washington Post: "Girls get serious on the importance of being funny"
Third - The Washington Post: "There's no peace': The toll of opioids"
Award of Excellence - NPR: "Can Gory Police Dog Arrests Survive The Age of Video?"
First - The Washington Post: "Super Awesome Sylvia was a role to girls in science. But then Sylvia became someone else."
Second - The Washington Post: "Chasing the dark: The man who's spent a lifetime pursuing solar eclipses"
Third - McClatchy Video Lab: "After saving others, Pulse survivor struggles to save himself"
Award of Excellence - The Washington Post: "Dismantling a Baltimore block, brick by brick"
First - McClatchy Video Lab: "Hope and A Back Handspring"
Second - The Washington Post: "Love at the Keystone State Gay Rodeo "
Third - The Washington Post: "This kid could probably beat you in basketball. He just finished third grade."
First - NPR: "How Eclipses Changed History"
Second - The Washington Post: "The Race to Save Coffee"
Third - NPR: "The Golden Age of Germs"
Award of Excellence - NPR: "For LSD, What A Long Strange Trip It's Been"
Award of Excellence - : "The Dalton Highway; America's Loneliest Road"
Award of Excellence - : "Hot Pot: A Dish, A Memory (Oreshki)"
Award of Excellence - : "Hot Pot: A Dish, A Memory (Zereshk Polow)"
First - NPR: "Eclipse 2017: One Nation Under The Sun"
Second - The Washington Post: "How a mother and daughter survived the pain of rape and genocide"
Third - NPR: "Finding Mustafa"
First - NPR: "What Would We Lose If We Wiped Out Vampire Bats?"
Second - The Washington Post: "Here's why you might be paying too much for organic milk"
Third - NPR: "Do Cities Need More Green Roofs?"
Best Multimedia Package
First - The Washington Post: "Sin Luz: Life Without Power"
Second - The Washington Post: "The Arctic Dilemma"
Third - NPR: "Refugees In Their Own Country"
Bianca Consunji is a video producer and journalist. She’s the Executive Producer of BuzzFeed News. Previously, she worked at Bustle as Director of Video, and Mashable as a producer. She is originally from Manila, Philippines and graduated from the Columbia Journalism School. Her work has taken her from the Democratic Republic of Congo to report on conflict minerals to shoots with Sesame Street Muppets.
Catherine Spangler is the supervising producer of video at The New Yorker magazine, and a former staff multimedia journalist at The New York Times. In 2013, she was the video producer for “Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek.” The project was hailed as “a spectacular example of the potential of digital-age storytelling,” and won the Pulitzer Prize, a Peabody Award, and was nominated for an Emmy. At The New Yorker, Catherine manages production of original series and sets the tone for short-form documentary storytelling. She was a Roy H. Park fellow at UNC-Chapel Hill, and her work has been honored by Pictures of the Year International, World Press Photo, National Press Photographer’s Association, Online News Association, Society for News Design, American Society of News Editors, Scripps Howard Foundation, SXSW Interactive and the Webbys.
Margaret Cheatham Williams
Margaret Cheatham Williams is a documentarian at The New York Times whose work is marked by deep connections with her subjects and the tackling of intimate issues. Williams’s reports on women’s issues including postpartum depression, fertility, and sexuality. She often works in the south where her perspectives were formed by an upbringing in North Carolina. In 2017, she created an animated series about evolving state of Motherhood. Her work has been recognized by the Hearst foundation, Pictures of the Year international, SXSW, and the National Photographers Association. Before joining the video department at The New York Times in 2012, Williams worked at The LA Times, Washington Post and MediaStorm. In 2018 she will be traveling to Pyeongchang, South Korea to cover the Winter Olympics.