2017 Hechinger Prize and Single-Topic News or Feature for Print/Online (Large Staff) Winner
John Woodrow Cox (Staff Writer) | The Washington Post
“Children and Gun Violence”
About the Entry
What happens to student survivors of gun violence, both on campus and in their surrounding communities? The Washington Post finds answers in South Carolina, Las Vegas, and Washington, D.C.
Comments from the Judges
“Riveting, heartbreaking, infuriating and tender. Such a difficult story told so sensitively.”
“The reporter really captures these kids – their voices, their behaviors, and how they process the violence they experienced. I am amazed he was able to get so many people to share their experiences with him. Impressive data analysis, too.”