No press releases are currently recorded for this year.
The Detroit News
For a series by Sydney P. Freedberg and David Ashenfelter which exposed the U.S. Navy's cover-up of circumstances surrounding the deaths of seamen aboard ship and which led to significant reforms in naval procedures.
Local General or Spot News Reporting
Staff of Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times
For coverage of the Hyatt Regency Hotel disaster and identification of its causes.
Local Investigative Specialized Reporting
Paul Henderson of The Seattle Times
For reporting which proved the innocence of a man convicted of rape.
Rick Atkinson of The Kansas City Times
For the uniform excellence of his reporting and writing on stories of national import.
John Darnton of The New York Times
For his reporting from Poland.
Saul Pett of Associated Press
For an article profiling the federal bureaucracy.
Art Buchwald of Los Angeles Times Syndicate
Martin Bernheimer of Los Angeles Times
For classical music criticism.
Jack Rosenthal of The New York Times
Ben Sargent of Austin (TX) American-Statesman
Spot News Photography
Ron Edmonds of Associated Press
For his coverage of the Reagan assassination attempt.
John H. White of Chicago Sun-Times
For consistently excellent work on a variety of subjects.