Environment, Education, Energy: Policy to People

StateImpact Won Some Awards, Again!

The Society of Professional Journalists Oklahoma Professional Chapter hosted the 2013 version of its annual awards event on Saturday. StateImpact Oklahoma came away with a nice haul of plaques and certificates for our website and radio stories, including a sweep of the online writing category.


First, general news | Logan Layden, Meet the Woman Who Moved a Pipeline

Second, general news | Logan Layden, Ex-offender Helps Build Careers By Giving Felons Work

Third, feature | Joe Wertz, Drought Keeps Oklahoma Pilot Grounded

Second, investigative reporting | Logan Layden, The Public Costs of a Private Prison Riot in Oklahoma

Third, government reporting | Joe Wertz, How To Raise Taxes in a Red State

First, election reporting | Logan Layden, 2012 Ballot Measure Series

First, diversity coverage | Logan Layden, Female Felons in Oklahoma Face Unique Employment Challenges

Second, best reporting portfolio | Logan Layden


First, online writing | Joe Wertz, In Rural Oklahoma, Drilling Hits Close To Home

Second, online writing | Joe Wertz, Meet the Woman Who Moved A Pipeline

Third, online writing | Logan Layden, Drought Deepens Despite Oklahoma’s Water ‘Surplus’

First, special report/enterprise | Joe Wertz, How To Raise Taxes in a Red State

Third, special report/enterprise | Joe Wertz, An Impaired Economy and More Moonshining in Southeastern Oklahoma

First, interactive graphic or resource | Joe Wertz, Visualized: Oklahoma Is a Leader in Locking People Up

Third, interactive graphic or resource | Joe Wertz, Migration Patterns: Where Oklahoma’s Workers Are Coming From

StateImpact’s partners — OETA, KOSU, KGOU, KCCU, KWGS — won plenty of awards, too. Get the full list of winners here.

StateImpact Oklahoma is a partnership among Oklahoma’s public radio stations and relies on contributions from readers and listeners to fulfill its mission of public service to Oklahoma and beyond. Donate online.


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