Pictured (L to R): Copyeditor Josee Meehan, Editor Rose Hoban, Environmental Reporter Catherine Clabby, Rural Health Reporter Taylor Knopf, Generations Beat Reporter Thomas Goldsmith, Development Director Elizabeth Page. Photo credit: Dan Page

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Pictured (L to R): Copyeditor Josee Meehan, Editor Rose Hoban, Environmental Reporter Catherine Clabby, Rural Health Reporter Taylor Knopf, Generations Beat Reporter Thomas Goldsmith, Development Director Elizabeth Page (Not shown, Business Reporter Mark Tosczak). Photo credit: Dan Page

NC Health News receives 12 awards from NC Press Association

The reporting team at NC Health News was honored with twelve writing awards for stories published in 2017. The awards  were presented at the annual NC Press Association awards dinner held February 22, 2018 in Raleigh.

2017

Beat Feature Reporting:

1st place: Taylor Knopf There’s hope for the Increasing Number of Babies Born Opioid Dependent

2nd place: Catherine Clabby Camp Lejeune toxic water battle continues

3rd place: Catherine Clabby Fight, then flight from poultry research

Beat News Reporting:

1st place: Taylor Knopf Providers of disability services see state budget cuts passed down

2nd place: Taylor Knopf ECU helps expand telemedicine at Duplin County Schools

News Feature Writing:

1st place: Catherine Clabby Better housing for better health in Greensboro

2nd place: Thomas Goldsmith, Rose Hoban Goldsboro caskets unearthed by Matthew reveal NC “Achilles’ Heel”

Online Breaking News Coverage:

3rd place: Rose Hoban Coal ash language late addition to bill at NCGA

General News Reporting:

1st place: Staff Opioid epidemic coverage

3rd place: Thomas Goldsmith, Rose Hoban, Taylor Knopf Mental health coverage

Profile feature:

2nd place: Rose Hoban The doctor is in…the House of Representatives

3rd place: Rose Hoban Mandy Cohen: “I’m here to focus on work.”

2016

NC Health News received 9 writing awards and was honored with First in General Excellence for Online outlets by the NC Press Association.

 

 

 

2015

Rose Hoban, Media Award recognizing outstanding coverage of mental health from the North Carolina branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.