Top Journalists Interviews

Texas Opinion Journalism – A Virtual Conversation

December 11, 2016

Editor’s note:   On September 17, 2016, four award-winning Texas journalists participated in a keynote presentation at the annual Headliners Foundation Mike Quinn Awards Luncheon at the Headliners Club. Preceding that live presentation event, the journalists engaged in a virtual conversation by e-mail, which was moderated by Headliners …

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Jennifer Emily

July 3, 2016

Utilizing video, audio, graphics, and an interactive “You Be The Judge” feature, Jennifer Emily and Diane Jennings of The Dallas Morning News used digital tools to tell effective stories about inmates in the Texas prison system who entered at a young age …

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Brooks Egerton

May 18, 2016

Since 2010, some 85 dental-related deaths – in both children and adults – have been reported in Texas. Brooks Egerton of The Dallas Morning News interviewed more than 100 sources for his award-winning story, “Deadly Dentistry.” As part of his …

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Erica Proffer

May 18, 2016

Erica Proffer of KRGV-TV won a Showcase Silver Award for Enterprise and Innovation in Journalism for her story, “Trafficked: Web of Despair.” The story focuses on women and children as victims of two human trafficking trades between Latin America and …

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Brian Rosenthal

May 18, 2016

The Houston Chronicle’s Brian Rosenthal is the Foundation’s top award winner for 2015, claiming both the Showcase Gold Award for Enterprise and Innovation in Journalism as well as the Charles E. Green Award for Reporter of the Year (newspaper). In …

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