Pulitzer Prizes:
1997
  • Investigative Reporting (winner)--Will Englund and Gary Cohn for The Shipbreakers
    1996
  • 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