2016 Beat Reporting for Broadcast Finalist: Kyle Stokes
Kyle Stokes (Education Reporter) | Southern California Public Media/KPCC
About the Entry
Kyle Stokes’ reporting on Los Angeles schools explores the human dimensions of policy issues facing the nation’s second-largest school system, from school choice and racial tension to declining enrollment and precarious finances.
Comments from the Judges
“Kyle writes well for radio. He uses short, punchy sentences and conversational language that help keep listeners’ attention. He uses sound well and mixes in ambient sound throughout, which helps establish a sense of place.”
“Kyle does a great job explaining issues in an easy-to-digest way.”