Finalist

Kyle Stokes: Southern California Public Radio/KPCC
Beat Reporting: Broadcast

About the Entry

Kyle Stokes’ reporting on Los Angeles schools explores the human dimensions of policy issues facing the nation’s second-largest school system, from school choice and racial tension to declining enrollment and precarious finances.

Entry Credit

  • Kyle Stokes, Education Reporter, Southern California Public Media/KPCC

Comments from the Judges

“Kyle writes well for radio. He uses short, punchy sentences and conversational language that help keep listeners’ attention. He uses sound well and mixes in ambient sound throughout, which helps establish a sense of place.”

“Kyle does a great job explaining issues in an easy-to-digest way.”

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EWA is grateful to the College Board for its generous support of the 2017 National Awards for Education Reporting.