The Charles E. Green Awards (2016)

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(s) and the judge’s bio.  Winners of previous contests can be accessed in the “Recent Contests” area to the right on this screen.

Contest Winners

Texas Associated Press Broadcasters (TAPB)

Texas Associated Press Managing Editors (TAPME)

Star Investigative Report of the Year

“Denied: How Texas Keeps Tens of Thousands of Kids Out of Special Education”

Brian Rosenthal, Susan Carroll Hem, St. John Barned-Smith
Houston Chronicle

Star Photojournalist of the Year

Smiley Pool

Smiley Pool
The Dallas Morning News

STAR OPINION WRITER OF THE YEAR

Daniel Walker

Daniel Walker
Vernon Daily Record

STAR REPORTER OF THE YEAR

Jeremy Schwartz

Jeremy Schwartz
Austin American-Statesman

STAR BREAKING NEWS REPORT OF THE YEAR

“Death of a Jurist”

Staff Writers
San Antonio Express-News

Overall Excellence Across the Associated Press Organizations

JOINT COMPETITION: TAPB AND TAPME BEST ONLINE PACKAGE

“Denied: How Texas Keeps Tens of Thousands of Kids Out of Special Education”

Rachael Gleason, Jordan Rubio, Brian Rosenthal and Marie De Jesús, photographer
Houston Chronicle