Winners of 2011 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for Journalism Announced

Los Angeles Times photographer Katie Falkenberg is the winner of the 2011 Sigma Delta Chi Award for Feature Photography thanks to her photo essay “A lasting toll.” The shrunken photo to the right is from her series. Better to click over and see the works in full.

Full list of Sigma Delta Chi winners after the jump.

Newspaper/Wire Services

Deadline Reporting (Daily Circulation 100,001+)
Groundhog Day blizzard – by Staff, Chicago Tribune

Deadline Reporting (Daily Circulation 50,001-100,000)
Capitol shocker – by Staff, Wisconsin State Journal

Deadline Reporting (Daily Circulation 1-50,000)
Tropical Storm Irene – by Staff, Valley News (White River Junction, Vt.)

Non-Deadline Reporting (Daily Circulation 100,001+)
Breakaway wealth – by Staff, The Washington Post

Non-Deadline Reporting (Daily Circulation 50,001-100,000)
Pill sick – by Matt Lakin, Knoxville News Sentinel

Non-Deadline Reporting (Daily Circulation 1-50,000)
Blue water veterans – by Will Doolittle, The Post-Star (Glens Falls, N.Y.)

Non-Deadline Reporting (Non-Daily Publication)
Other People’s Money – by Greg Lamm, Puget Sound Business Journal

Investigative Reporting (Daily Circulation 100,001+)
Shattered trust – by Raquel Rutledge, Rick Barrett, John Diedrich and Ben Poston, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Investigative Reporting (Daily Circulation 50,001-100,000)
Danger below: Cancer cluster raises questions about legacy of toxic waste – by Amy Choate-Nielsen, Deseret News (Salt Lake City, Utah)

Investigative Reporting (Daily Circulation 1-50,000)
The case of Dr. Konasiewicz – by Brandon Stahl and Mark Stodghill, Duluth (Minnesota) News Tribune

Investigative Reporting (Non-Daily Publication)
“The Waste Land” and other stories of people living near garbage – by Rebekah L. Cowell, Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism. Published in The Independent Weekly. (Durham, N.C.)

Feature Reporting (Daily Circulation 100,001+)
A Chance in Hell – by Corinne Reilly, The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.)

Feature Reporting (Daily Circulation 50,001-100,000)
Transgender – by Paul Grondahl and Cindy Schultz, Albany Times Union

Feature Reporting (Daily Circulation 1-50,000)
Hard lessons of the tweed – by Candace Page, Burlington (Vt.) Free Press

Feature Reporting (Non-Daily Reporting)
My father’s bones – by Stefan Kamph, New Times Broward/Palm Beach

Editorial Writing (Daily Circulation 100,000+)
Hospital merger: A series of editorials – by Keith Runyon, The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)

Editorial Writing (Daily Circulation 1-100,000/Non-Daily Publication)
Editorials on social justice issues – by Jane Eisner, Forward Newspaper

Washington Correspondence
Disabled system – by Damian Paletta, The Wall Street Journal

Foreign Correspondence
China: Repression and dissension – by Tom Lasseter, McClatchy Newspapers

General Column Writing (Daily Circulation 100,000+)
Columns by Brian McGrory, The Boston Globe

General Column Writing (Daily Circulation 1-100,000)
Columns by Dan Casey, The Roanoke Times

Sports Column Writing (Daily Circulation 100,000+)
Columns by Sally Jenkins, The Washington Post

Sports Column Writing (Daily Circulation 1-100,000)
Russell monument would cap overdue reconciliation – by Ron Chimelis, The Republican (Springfield. Mass.)

Public Service Journalism (Daily Circulation 100,000+)
The End of Privacy – by Staff, The Wall Street Journal

Public Service Journalism (Daily Circulation 50,001-100,000)
Jerry Sandusky and Penn State – by Sara Ganim, Donald Gilliland, Ivey DeJesus and Jeff Frantz, The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Public Service Journalism (Daily Circulation 1-50,000)
For a child’s sake: The epidemic of child abuse – by Douglas Walker and Keith Roysdon, The Star Press (Muncie, Ind.)

Public Service Journalism (Non-Daily Publication)
Rotten to the core: An investigation of the McKay Scholarship Program – by Gus Garcia-Roberts, Miami New Times


Magazine Writing (National Circulation)
Smoke signals – by J. Malcolm Garcia, The Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute/The Oxford American

Magazine Writing (Regional/Local Circulation)
The Return: One Marine’s story of a mission accomplished, but not really over – by Sarah Stuteville, The Common Language Project

Magazine Investigative Reporting (National Circulation)
The invisible army – by Sarah Stillman, The New Yorker