POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Online News & Issue Reporting—Visual Editing

First Place

Guy Wathen, Nicole Frugé, Lizzie Johnson, and the San Francisco Chronicle Digital and Design teams / San Francisco Chronicle
“150 Minutes of Hell”

Second Place

Christine Chan, Elizabeth Culliford, Alister Doyle, Travis Hartman, Lucas Jackson, Jillian Kitchener, Ashlyn Still, Jeong Suh, Brian Thevenot, Richard Valdmanis, Matthew Weber and Adam Wiesen / Reuters
“Project Greenland”

Third Place

Kurt Mutchler / National Geographic Magazine
“Katie's New Face”

Award of Excellence

Morrigan McCarthy / The New York Times
“Despair, Love and Loss: A Journey Inside West Virginia’s Opioid Crisis”

Award of Excellence

Jeffrey Furticella / The New York Times
“Baby Antonio: 5 Pounds, 12 Ounces and Homeless From Birth”

Award of Excellence

Deb Pastner, Renee Jones Schneider, Jenni Pinkley and Anna Boone / The Star Tribune
“When Rape is Reported and Nothing Happens”

Award of Excellence

David Furst, Craig Allen and Meghan Peterson / The New York Times
“Kidnapped as Schoolgirls by Boko Haram: Here They Are Now”

Award of Excellence

Kainaz Amaria and Alexia Underwood / Vox.com
“Photos: US Jerusalem embassy opening and Gaza border protests”

Award of Excellence: Nikita Stewart and Gabriella Angotti-Jones / New York Times

Award of Excellence

“Baby Antonio: 5 Pounds, 12 Ounces and Homeless From Birth”

He arrived at 12:29 a.m. on a warm Thursday in August. He was purple and perfectly formed, weighing all of 5 pounds and 12 ounces. He stretched his tiny arms and legs into the air as hospital staff hovered over him to count 10 toes and 10 fingers. His skin turned from purple to a light brown, and he cried, knowing nothing about his world.

There is a picture of homelessness etched in public perception: a solitary, disheveled man, begging on a crowded sidewalk, holding a cardboard sign. But the largest single population in New York City’s shelter system is children under the age of 6.