New Mexico In Depth won 1st place in overall excellence for an organization at the 2015 New Mexico Press Women Communications Awards Banquet, held Saturday night at Ghost Ranch. The overall honor came after NMID collected awards in several categories, including 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and honorable mention in Enterprise Reporting.
A number of awards NMID won were shared with media partners, including the Las Cruces Sun-News and the Santa Fe Reporter. Overall, NMID netted seven awards and two honorable mentions.
It goes without saying NMID is proud of the reporters and the partnerships that enabled us to do the work that was honored this weekend. Great job, everyone!
Here is a list of awards NMID picked up from the New Mexico Press Women’s Association:
1st place, Enterprise Reporting – Lindsey Anderson, Protecting Children series
2nd place, Enterprise Reporting – Bryant Furlow, Health guides work to convince Native Americans to try Obamacare; Obamacare gives tribes opportunity for economic growth.
3rd place, Enterprise Reporting – Andi Murphy,
Finding community is key to college graduation for Native Americans;
Julie Ann Grimm, Elusive diplomas: How Native American students can fight the odds
Honorable Mention –Sandra Fish, Meet New Mexico’s Top 10 Political Donors
2nd place, News Story, Online Publication, Laura Paskus, Funding would boost Native youth suicide prevention
2nd place, Continuing coverage or unfolding news, The Medicaid Freeze (New Mexico In Depth’s continuing coverage of the shakeup of the state’s behavioral health system)
1st place, Editorial/Opinion – Online publication – Heath Haussamen, We must treat Central American immigrants humanely
2nd place, Editorial/Opinion – Online publication – Trip Jennings, An open letter to Gov. Martinez and AG King
Honorable Mention , Feature Story, Online Publication, Heath Haussamen, New Mexico’s forests are warming and transforming