2019 Beat Reporting (Small Staff) Finalist: Christopher Peak
Christopher Peak | New Haven Independent
About the Entry
Christopher Peak’s watchdog reporting on New Haven’s schools led to a reassessment of long-held assumptions about the city’s past decades of education reform and local city and school district leadership changes.
Comments from the Judges
“Christopher Peak’s stories showed a deep knowledge of how New Have schools work and who is working them. His artful narratives were both tight and comprehensive, answering every question. Well-crafted, essential journalism.”
“Christopher seems to me to be everything I think a beat reporter should be in terms of his knowledge of the community and ability to clearly communicate the issues facing it.”