2019 Best Audio Storytelling (Smaller Staff) Winner
Jessica Bakeman (education reporter) and Alicia Zuckerman (editor) | WLRN News
About the Entry
After shadowing a student who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Jessica Bakeman chronicled one family’s struggle to cope with the trauma of gun violence. These stories shed light on the new reality facing thousands of kids across the country who’ve survived shootings in their schools and communities.
Comments from the Judges
“Emotionally powerful look at the lingering trauma felt by a student who endured the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.”
“I love education stories that sound like school feels.”