2016 Single-Topic News or Feature for Print/Online (Large Staff) Winner

Jessica Contrera (Reporter) and Caitlin Gibson (Reporter) | The Washington Post

“The Screen Age”

About the Entry

This series approaches the impact of communications and gaming technology on teens, and how digital relationships shape their daily lives both in and out of school.

Comments from the Judges

“The breadth of this entry and its depth really captivated me. I liked how each piece focused on a small group or an individual and then widened it out into the communities and experts.”

“This is the strongest example of writing and reporting in this category. And I loved that this piece looked at issues from the teens’ perspective and involved so many teens.”