The Charles E. Green Awards (2013)

Listed below are the most recent winners for the Charles E. Green Awards for Excellence in Journalism, as awarded annually by the Headliners Foundation, in association with the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors (TAPME) and the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters (TAPB).

Select the category you wish to inspect and you will access that winner’s entry materials, along with comment from the category judge.  Winners of previous contests can be accessed in the “Recent Contests” area to the right of this screen. Click here for the Foundation 2013 awards media release.

Award winners attending the TAPB banquet at the Headliners Club on April 12 (left to right: assistant news director Michelle Chism, KVUE – TV, Austin; news director Chad Cross, KXAN – TV, Austin; Mose Buchele, KUT - FM, Austin; Headliners Foundation Executive Director Janice Cartwright; Sylvia Villareal, KBTX, Bryan-College Station Matt Thomas, KRLD - AM, Dallas; executive news director Frank Volpicella, KVUE - TV, Austin; and John Bartell, KRGV - TV, Weslaco – all Charles E. Green, except Villareal)

Award winners attending the TAPB banquet at the Headliners Club on April 12 (left to right: assistant news director Michelle Chism, KVUE – TV, Austin; news director Chad Cross, KXAN – TV, Austin; Mose Buchele, KUT – FM, Austin; Headliners Foundation Executive Director Janice Cartwright; Sylvia Villareal, KBTX, Bryan-College Station Matt Thomas, KRLD – AM, Dallas; executive news director Frank Volpicella, KVUE – TV, Austin; and John Bartell, KRGV – TV, Weslaco – all Charles E. Green, except Villareal)

Contest Winners

Texas Associated Press Broadcasters (TAPB)

Best Spot News by a Station (Television)

“West Explosion”

KXAN Staff
KXAN-TV, Austin

Best Reporter (Television)

“John Bartell Tell Stories”

John Bartell
KRGV - TV, Weslaco

Best Investigative Report (Television)

“Mapping the Iron”

Terri Gruca and Matt Olsen
KVUE-TV, Austin

Best Reporter (Radio)

Mose Buchele

Mose Buchele
KUT - 90.5 FM, Austin

Best Breaking News Coverage by a Station (Radio)

“Coverage of the West, Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion”

KRLD Staff
KRLD AM, Dallas-Fort Worth

Texas Associated Press Managing Editors (TAPME)

Star Investigative Report

“Chronic Condition”

Brooks Egerton, Miles Moffeit and Reese Dunklin
The Dallas Morning News

Star Designer

Adrian Alvarez Portfolio

Adrian Alvarez
San Antonio Express-News

Star Photojournalist

“Smiley Pool: 2013 Body of Work”

Smiley Pool
Houston Chronicle

Star Reporter

“Twice Betrayed”

Karisa King
San Antonio Express-News

Star Breaking News Report

“West Explosion”

Houston Chronicle

Overall Excellence Across the Associated Press Organizations

Best Online Package

“The Girl in the Closet”

Dallas Morning News Staff
The Dallas Morning News