Pulitzer Prizes:Investigative Reporting (winner)--Will Englund and Gary Cohn for The Shipbreakers
Feature Writing (winner)--Lisa Pollak for The Umpire's Sons
Explanatory Journalism (finalist)--Gregory Kane and Gilbert Lewthwaite for Witness to slavery
Investigative Journalism (finalist)--Jim Haner for his series on the housing scandal in Baltimore.
Other Pulitzers won by The Sun.
George Polk Award
Environmental Reporting--Will Englund, Gary Cohn, and Perry Thorsvik for The Shipbreakers
Selden Ring Award
Investigative Journalism--Will Englund and Gary Cohn for The Shipbreakers
Investigative Reporters and Editors
Top honors--Will Englund and Gary Cohn for The Shipbreakers
Society of Professional Journalists
Investigative Reporting (first place)--Will Englund and Gary Cohn for The Shipbreakers
Newspaper Public Service (first place)--Marego Athans, Debbie Price, Kathy Lally, Howard Libit, Mike Bowler, David Folkenflik and Stephen Henderson for Reading by 9
National Headliners Awards
Public Service (first place)--Reading by 9
James K. Batten Award for Excellence in Civic Journalism
Excellence in Civic Journalism--Reading by 9
American Society of Newspaper Editors
Feature Writing--Ken Fuson for A stage in their lives
Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press awards
Editorial--Dan Berger for The Shipbreakers
General News --- Dan Fesperman for I am not dangerous
Feature Story --- Scott Higham for A Lesson in Betrayal
Local Government --- Jim Haner and John O'Donnell for Dreams, Debts, Demolitions
Spot News Photo --- Andre Chung for "Mean Streets"
Feature Photo --- Larry Price for "Snake Eyes"
Picture Series --- Perry Thorsvik for The Shipbreakers
Sports Story --- Don Markus for Woods laps field, speeds into history
Sports Column --- Ken Rosenthal
Business-Economic --- Debbie Price for Miners fight for a future in Western Md.
Medical-Science --- Jonathan Bor for Transforming spuds for science
Religion --- Ginger Thompson for A village grows in faith
Page 1 Design --- Dan Clemens and Merrill Oliver.
Page Design --- Dan Clemens
Informational Graphics - Sports --- Lamont Harvey, Emily Holmes and Jerold Council for "Race around the world"
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