The Charles E. Green Awards (2017)

Listed below are the most recent winners for the Charles E. Green Awards for Excellence in Journalism, awarded annually by the Headliners Foundation in partnership with the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors (TAPME) and the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters (TAPB). Select the category you wish to review to access that winner’s entry materials, along with comments from the category judge and the judge’s biography.  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)

BEST TELEVISION REPORTER

Bill Churchwell

Bill Churchwell
KIII-TV, Corpus Christi

BEST TELEVISION INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

“Criminal Caretakers”

Charlotte Huffman
WFAA-TV, Dallas Fort Worth

BEST RADIO REPORTER

Christopher Connelly

Christopher Connelly
KERA Radio

BEST SPOT NEWS BY A RADIO STATION

“Northlake College Shooting”

KRLD 1080 News Radio

BEST SPOT NEWS BY A TELEVISION STATION

“Hurricane Harvey: Days of Devastation”

KPRC 2 NEWS, Houston

Texas Associated Press Managing Editors (TAPME)

STAR BREAKING NEWS REPORT OF THE YEAR

Hurricane Harvey Coverage

Staff Writers
Houston Chronicle

STAR PHOTOJOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Michael Ciaglo

Michael Ciaglo
Houston Chronicle

STAR INVESTIGATIVE REPORT OF THE YEAR

“Serial Indifference”

Anita Hassan
Houston Chronicle

STAR REPORTER OF THE YEAR

Mike Hixenbaugh

Mike Hixenbaugh
Houston Chronicle

STAR OPINION WRITER OF THE YEAR

Dave Miller

Dave Miller
Killeen Daily Herald

Overall Excellence Across the Associated Press Organizations

JOINT COMPETITION: TAPB AND TAPME BEST ONLINE PACKAGE

“7/7 – The Mobile Experience”

WFAA-TV Dallas Fort Worth