Scripps Howard Awards Honor Nation's Best 2010 Journalism

CINCINNATI, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scripps Howard Foundation today announced the winners of its annual Scripps Howard Awards, honoring the best work in the communications industry and journalism education in 2010.

Established in 1953, the Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Awards competition is open to U.S. news organizations and recognizes outstanding print, broadcast and online journalism in 16 categories. Two additional categories honor college journalism and mass communication educators for excellence in administration and teaching.

Winners will be honored May 3 at a dinner hosted by the Scripps Howard Foundation and its corporate founder, The E.W. Scripps Company, at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati. The winners will receive a total of $185,000 in the 18 categories.


Mike Thompson of the Detroit Free Press receives $10,000 and a trophy for visual commentary presented as traditional editorial cartoons and through animation and interactivity.

Finalists: Ted Rall, Los Angeles Times; and Stephen P. Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune