POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Print Newspaper Visual Editing

First Place

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

Second Place

Nick Kirkpatrick, Chloe Coleman and MaryAnne Golon / Washington Post
“The new Arctic frontier”

Third Place

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

Award of Excellence

Jeffrey Furticella / New York Times
“Steeped in the Brine of Nostalgia”

Award of Excellence

Deb Pastner and Greg Mees / Minneapolis Star-Tribune
“Denied Justice”

Award of Excellence

Bill Greene, Craig F. Walker and Omar Vega / Boston Sunday Globe
“Raising Connor”

Award of Excellence

John Keating and Thomas A. Ferrara / Newsday
“A Real Splash — A glimpse into the world of Long Island’s Mermaid Culture”

Award of Excellence

“Mermaid Tales”

A recent summer day found Nicole Oliva sitting at the edge of her swimming pool in Holbrook, not dangling her feet over the water's edge but wriggling, twisting and willing her legs — slathered in hair conditioner — into a 30-pound silicone mermaid tail.