2022 Region 1 Honorees

Television

Large Market

Breaking News Coverage

Security Breach at the State Capitol
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Continuing Coverage

Skagit: River of Light and Loss
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Digital

KGW News
KGW-TV
Portland, OR

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

A Raisin in the Milk
KGW-TV
Portland, OR

Excellence in Innovation

The Story
KGW-TV
Portland, OR

Excellence in Video

I Need the Freedom. That’s All
KOMO-TV
Seattle, WA

Excellence in Writing

Writing by Laural Porter
KGW-TV
Portland, OR

Feature Reporting

The Redemption of Ginny Burton
KOMO-TV
Seattle, WA

Hard News

The impact of an encampment
KGW-TV
Portland, OR

Investigative Reporting

COVID Exemptions for a Price
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

News Documentary

Overwhelmed: Inside Oregon’s ICUs
KGW-TV
Portland, OR

News Series

Ticket to an Autopsy
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Newscast

November Flooding
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Overall Excellence

KING 5 News: Stand for Truth
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Podcast

The Yellow Car
KGW-TV
Portland, OR

Sports Reporting

The Man Who Jumped and Touched The Sun
KOMO-TV
Seattle, WA

Small Market

Breaking News Coverage

Boise Mall Shooting Live Coverage
KTVB-TV
Boise, ID

Continuing Coverage

The Rebuilding of Malden
KREM-TV
Spokane, WA

Digital

KTVB.COM
KTVB-TV
Boise, ID

Excellence in Innovation

Idaho News in Spanish
KIVI-TV (in partnership with Idaho Statesmen)
Nampa, ID

Excellence in Video

Roam Free Ranch | Under the Big Sky
Montana Television Network - KXLH-TV
Helena, MT

Excellence in Writing

Rebecca Palsha: Excellence in Writing
KTUU-TV
Anchorage, AK

Feature Reporting

Hyland Family Tragedy
KREM-TV
Spokane, WA

Hard News

Inside the ICU
KXLY-TV
Spokane, WA

Investigative Reporting

Sam Martinez Death Investigation
KREM-TV
Spokane, WA

News Documentary

Resilience: Hope Lives Here
Idaho Public Television
Boise, ID

Newscast

KREM 2 News at 6pm - January Windstorm
KREM-TV
Spokane, WA

Overall Excellence

KXLY: 4 News Now
KXLY-TV
Spokane, WA

Sports Reporting

River Dreams
KTVQ-TV
Billings, MT


Radio

Large Market

Breaking News Coverage

Three Tacoma Officers Charged with Felonies in the Killing of Manuel Ellis
KNKX
Seattle, WA

Continuing Coverage

Tracing Covid Outbreaks and Vaccine Hesitation in Washington
KUOW
Seattle, WA

Digital

KUOW Digital
KUOW
Seattle, WA

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Aberdeen Councilwoman Believed to be First Transgender Elected Official in Washington
KNKX
Seattle, WA

Excellence in Sound

Birthing and Parenting in the Pandemic
KUOW
Seattle, WA

Excellence in Writing

Dave Ross: Billionaires; Pee In Bottles; and The Last Normal Generation
KIRO
Auburn, WA

Feature Reporting

How Deadly Fentanyl Pills are Tearing through the Seattle Area
KUOW
Seattle, WA

Hard News

Right-Wing Conspiracy Theory Politics Grip Sequim

KUOW
Seattle, WA

Investigative Reporting

#cattlegate saga
Northwest News Network
Richland, WA

News Documentary

Voices of Pandemic
KUOW
Seattle, WA

News Series

The Merkle Hotel
KNKX
Seattle, WA

Newscast

Seattle’s Morning News: January 7th, 2021
KIRO
Seattle, WA

Overall Excellence

KUOW
Seattle, WA

Podcast

Relative Fiction
OPB
Portland, OR

Sports Reporting

This Kraken Fan Loves Hockey but Laments the Misogyny in the Stands
KUOW
Seattle, WA

Small Market

Continuing Coverage

Nearly Half Of Bethel Police Are Unvaccinated And Live Out Of Town. They Could Lose Their Jobs.
KYUK
Bethel, AK

Digital

Eugene Community Newswire
KEPW 97.3 — Corporation for Public Community Newspapers (in partnership with Everyone Village)
Eugene, OR

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Brian Bull’s coverage of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (Girls/People)
KLCC
Eugene, OR

Excellence in Sound

Sounds from the Ballgame: Emeralds Return to PK Park
KLCC
EUGENE, OR

Excellence in Writing

KLCC’s Excellence in Writing Submission for Brian Bull
KLCC
Eugene, OR

Feature Reporting

A Boise Nurse Shares her Frontline Experience through Poetry
Boise State Public Radio
Boise, ID

Hard News

Homes Lose Running Water In Klamath Basin As They Compete With Farmers, Ranchers
Jefferson Public Radio
Ashland, OR

Investigative Reporting

‘I Don’t Tell People That I Worked There’: Employees Describe Problems At Idaho COVID Care Center
Boise State Public Radio
Boise, ID

News Series

Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 50th Anniversary Series
Alaska Public Media (in partnership with Anchorage Daily News, Indian Country Today)
Anchorage, AK

Newscast

KLCC Newscast by Love Cross
KLCC
EUGENE, OR

Overall Excellence

KLCC
Eugene, OR

Podcast

Fireline
Montana Public Radio (in partnership with University of Montana College of Business)
Missoula, MT