Recent awards

Pulitzer Prizes:

  • Investigative Reporting (winner)--Will Englund and Gary Cohn for The Shipbreakers
  • Feature Writing (winner)--Lisa Pollak for The Umpire's Sons
  • Explanatory Journalism (finalist)--Gregory Kane and Gilbert Lewthwaite for Witness to slavery
  • Investigative Journalism (finalist)--Jim Haner for his series on the housing scandal in Baltimore.
    Other Pulitzers won by The Sun.

    George Polk Award

  • Environmental Reporting--Will Englund, Gary Cohn, and Perry Thorsvik for The Shipbreakers

    Selden Ring Award

  • Investigative Journalism--Will Englund and Gary Cohn for The Shipbreakers

    Investigative Reporters and Editors

  • Top honors--Will Englund and Gary Cohn for The Shipbreakers

    Society of Professional Journalists

  • Investigative Reporting (first place)--Will Englund and Gary Cohn for The Shipbreakers
  • Newspaper Public Service (first place)--Marego Athans, Debbie Price, Kathy Lally, Howard Libit, Mike Bowler, David Folkenflik and Stephen Henderson for Reading by 9

    National Headliners Awards

  • Public Service (first place)--Reading by 9

    James K. Batten Award for Excellence in Civic Journalism

  • Excellence in Civic Journalism--Reading by 9

    American Society of Newspaper Editors

  • Feature Writing--Ken Fuson for A stage in their lives

    Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press awards
    First place winners:

  • Editorial--Dan Berger for The Shipbreakers
  • General News --- Dan Fesperman for I am not dangerous
  • Feature Story --- Scott Higham for A Lesson in Betrayal
  • Local Government --- Jim Haner and John O'Donnell for Dreams, Debts, Demolitions
  • Spot News Photo --- Andre Chung for "Mean Streets"
  • Feature Photo --- Larry Price for "Snake Eyes"
  • Picture Series --- Perry Thorsvik for The Shipbreakers
  • Sports Story --- Don Markus for Woods laps field, speeds into history
  • Sports Column --- Ken Rosenthal
  • Business-Economic --- Debbie Price for Miners fight for a future in Western Md.
  • Medical-Science --- Jonathan Bor for Transforming spuds for science
  • Religion --- Ginger Thompson for A village grows in faith
  • Page 1 Design --- Dan Clemens and Merrill Oliver.
  • Page Design --- Dan Clemens
  • Informational Graphics - Sports --- Lamont Harvey, Emily Holmes and Jerold Council for "Race around the world"
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