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Pulitzer Prize Winning Columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. and Caribbean Correspondent Jaqueline Charles Among Esserman-Knight Journalism Awards Honorees

Six South Florida reporting teams awarded $19,000 for their public service reporting. Hear their stories by watching the virtual Awards Ceremony.

Reporters from the Miami Herald and Sun Sentinel, who uncovered the truth about the Surfside condo collapse, as well as journalists from WRLN and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, are the 2022 winners of the third annual Esserman-Knight Journalism Awards for excellence in investigative and public service journalism. The awards, founded by the Esserman family and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, highlight the importance of local journalism and honor South Florida journalists who fight for truth, transparency and accountability to improve people’s lives.

The honorees discuss their distinctive news coverage in this year’s virtual awards video. The event is hosted by Telemundo anchor Nicole Suarez and features 2004 Pulitzer Prize winner and Miami Herald national columnist Leonard Pitts Jr.. The public is invited to watch the full interviews and view a list of all the award-winning local news stories at essermanknightawards.org.

Click HERE to learn more about the Esserman-Knight Journalism Awards Now! Watch the awards ceremony below!

This is a Hy-Lo News Staff Report

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2 comments on “Pulitzer Prize Winning Columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. and Caribbean Correspondent Jaqueline Charles Among Esserman-Knight Journalism Awards Honorees

  1. Samuel f Morrison

    Congratulations to both. Mr. Pitts and Ms, Charles, supporters of the African American Research Library and Cultural Center…back in the day

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