First Prize

Confessions of a Fixer
Magazines & Weeklies
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education

How one former coach perpetuated a cheating scheme that benefited hundreds of college athletes

Comments from the Judges:

“The writer went to great lengths to obtain or see documents and materials to support Mr. White’s allegations. I think this has big national implications. Nice work”

“CONFESSIONS OF A FIXER piece is truly excellent and important. … Quite good journalism, real digging, real consequential work. [The] piece really took me in and seemed like an outstanding use of new media capabilities.”