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Andrew Seamen
Bio (click to expand) Andrew is a medical journalist for Reuters Health in New York. Before coming to Reuters Health, he was a Kaiser Media Fellow at Reuters’s Washington, D.C. bureau, where he covered the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

In 2011, Andrew graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where he studied investigative journalism as a Stabile Fellow and was named “Student of the Year.” Andrew also graduated with his B.A. from Wilkes University in 2011.

He’s won numerous awards throughout his short career, including being named a 2010 Tom Bigler Scholar for ethical standards in journalism, the 2009 Robert D.G. Lewis First Amendment Award, the 2009 and the Arthur H. Barlow National Student Journalist of the Year Award.

2001 Sigma Delta Chi Award Honorees

Deadline Reporting | Continuous Coverage | Investigative Reporting
Feature Reporting | Documentaries | Editorials | Column Writing
Journalism Research | Public Service


Deadline Reporting

Newspaper/Wire Service (circ. over 100,000)
The Associated Press

Newspaper/Wire Service (circ. under 100,000)
Mark Scolforo, Jennifer Gish, Kathy Stevens, John Bugbee and Bill Cahir
The York Dispatch/Sunday News
The Stankewicz Case

Magazine Writing
Nancy Gibbs
TIME Magazine
If You Want to Humble an Empire

Spot News — Photography
Thomas E. Franklin
The Record, Hackensack, N.J.
Firemen Flag Raising

Breaking News Reporting — Radio
WNYC Radio News Department
WNYC Radio New York
Sept. 11: A Local Radio Station Responds

Breaking News Coverage — Television (Network/Top 25)
Staff
Dateline NBC
Attack on America

Breaking News Coverage — Television (All Other Markets)
Staff
News 8 Austin
Sept. 11: Austin, Texas

Deadline Reporting — Online (Affiliated)
Staff
Tampa Bay Online
Shooting of A Tampa Police Officer

Deadline Reporting — Online (Independent)
Staff
CNET News.com
Microsoft’s Reprieve

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Continuous Coverage

Non-Deadline Reporting — Newspaper/Wire Service (Circ. Over 100,000)
Tim Barker and Mary Shanklin
Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel
One-Ticket Town: The Costs of a Tourism Economy

Non-Deadline Reporting — Newspaper/Wire Service (Circ. Under 100,000)
T.J. Sullivan
Ventura (Calif.) County Star
The Man Behind the Money Pit

Washington Correspondence
Peter G. Gosselin
Los Angeles Times
Private Prosperities, Public Breakdowns

Foreign Correspondence
This award was rescinded by the SPJ Board on May 15, 2004.

Photo Illustration
Carlos Gonzalez
San Francisco Chronicle
Circle of Friends

Informational Graphics
Staff of the Orange County (Calif.) Register
Attack on America

Non-Deadline Reporting — Online (Affiliated)
Geraldine Sealey
ABCNEWS.com
How We’ve Changed

Non-Deadline Reporting — Online (Independent)
Jon Markman
MSN Money
Why Enron Investors Are Running for the Exits

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Investigative Reporting

Newspaper/Wire Service (circ. over 100,000)
Paul McEnroe
Star Tribune, Minneapolis
Voiceless & Vulnerable

Newspaper/Wire Service (circ. under 100,000)
Dee Hall, Phil Brinkman, and staff
Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wis.
Caucuses: Secret Campaign Machines

Magazine
Evan Thomas, Mark Hosenball, Martha Brant, Roy Gutman and the Newsweek investigative team
Newsweek
Danger: Terror Ahead and Trail of Terror

Radio
Staff
NPR and National Geographic Society
Coltan and Eastern Congo’s Gorillas

Television reporting (Network/Top 25)
John Miller, Brian Ross, Chris Isham, Terri Lichtstein and Stu Schutzman
ABC News
ABC News Investigative Reports Post 9/11

Television (All other markets)
Hagit Limor, Gary Hughes, Paul Grundy, Michael Bendic and Bob Morford
WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
The Secret Report

Online (Affiliated)
Staff of seattletimes.com
The Seattle Times
Uninformed Consent

Online (Independent)
Staff of CNET News.com
CNET
Buying Into Trouble

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Feature Reporting

Newspaper/Wire service (Circ. over 100,000)
Julie Sullivan
The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.
This is How We Live

Newspaper/Wire service (Circ. under 100,000)
Jesse A. Hamilton
Yakima (Wash.) Herald-Republic
Murders in a Small Town

Photography
Peter Tobia
Philadelphia Inquirer
Caught in the Struggle and Strife — Images from Pakistian

Sports Photography
Gene Lower, Slingshot Photography
Sports Illustrated
God Plays Through

Radio
Javier Lizarzaburu
BBC-Spanish
Cruces (Crosses/Crossings)

Television Reporting (network/top 25)
Tom Brokaw, Rebecca Haggerty and
Lisa Britton Parker
Dateline NBC/NBC News
The Lost Boys

Television (all other markets)
Janet Gardner, Pham Quoc Thai, Nicole Domenici and Len McClure
The Gardner Documentary Group and Independent Television Service
Precious Cargo

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Documentaries

Radio
Dan Collison, James Robinson, Amanda Klonsky, Gary Cavino, Johanna Zorn, Ellen Weiss
DC Productions, Chicago
Learning to Live: James’ Story

Television (Network/Top 25)
Doug Hamilton, Emily Lundberg, Josiah Hooper, Katie Galloway, Emma Margaf, Burt Glass, Dan Noyes, and Sue Ellen McCann
Center for Investigative Reporting, KQED, and theRake.com
Gunshots

Television (All other markets)
Ken Verdoia, Nancy Green, and Bill Brussard
KUED-TV, Salt Lake City
Skull Valley: Radioactive Waste and the American West

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Editorials

Newspaper/Wire Service
Alex Raksin and Bob Sipchen
Los Angeles Times
Helping People Off the Street

Editorial Cartooning
Clay Bennett
The Christian Science Monitor

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Column Writing

General Column Writing
Steve Lopez
Los Angeles Times

Sports Column Writing
Sally Jenkins
The Washington Post

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Journalism Research

Research about Journalism
Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel
Project for Excellence in Journalism
The Elements of Journalism

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Public Service

Newspaper/Wire Service (Circ. over 100,000)
Bonnie Harris and Bill Theobald
The Indianapolis Star
Destined to Die

Newspaper/Wire Service (Circ. under 100,000)
Staff
The Eagle-Tribune, Lawrence, Mass.
Building Bridges

Magazine
Fareed Zakaria
Newsweek
Why They Hate Us

Radio
Cyrus Musiker
KQED-FM, San Francisco
Energy Crisis

Television Reporting (Network/Top 25)
Chris Koeberl, Nickie Flynn, Dan Stamness and Dennis Decker
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News, Wichita, Kan.
Baby On Board

Television (All other markets)
Tracy Sadeghian, Schewislzer Lewis, and Traci Richardson
WRDW-TV, North Augusta, S.C.
Nursing Home Nightmare? (Revisited)

Newsletter Journalism
Dan Weissman, Liz Duffrin, Maureen Kelleher, Mick Dumke, Sarah Karp and Brian Rogal
CATALYST and The Chicago Reader
Education Matters

Online (Affiliated)
Staff of HoustonChronicle.com
Houston Chronicle
Great Flood of 2001

Online (Independent)
Kenneth Vogel and Meleah Rush
The Center for Public Integrity
Watchdogs on Short Leashes

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