2021 Page One Awards — Special Awards

CategoryPlacementNews OutletEntry Title (headline, broadcast title, etc):Journalist(s)
7A. Young Journalist of the YearFirst PlaceStar TribuneYoung Journalist of the YearAnna Boone
7A. Young Journalist of the YearSecond PlaceSahan JournalHibah Ansari for Young Journalist of the YearHibah Ansari
7A. Young Journalist of the YearThird PlaceMinnesota ReformerThe Place Where George Floyd was KilledMax Nesterak
7B. Journalist of the YearFirst PlaceStar TribuneJournalist of the YearLibor Jany
7B. Journalist of the YearSecond PlaceMinnesota ReformerJournalist of the YearRicardo Lopez
7B. Journalist of the YearThird PlaceSahan JournalMukhtar M. Ibrahim for Journalist of the YearMukhtar Ibrahim
7C. Story of the YearFirst PlaceStar TribuneA global pandemic hits homeStar Tribune staff
7C. Story of the YearSecond PlaceMinnesota ReformerThe Bad Cops: How Minneapolis protects its worst police officers until it's too lateMax Nesterak, Tony Webster and J. Patrick Coolican
7C. Story of the YearThird PlaceStar TribuneThe killing of George FloydLibor Jany, Maya Rao and Andy Mannix
7D. Best Use of Public RecordsFirst PlaceKARE 11KARE 11 Investigates: Cruel & UnusualA.J. Lagoe, Brandon Stahl, Steve Eckert and Gary Knox
7D. Best Use of Public RecordsSecond PlaceStar TribuneThe siege, evacuation and destruction of a Minneapolis police stationLiz Navratil, Anna Boone and James Eli Shiffer
7D. Best Use of Public RecordsThird PlaceGrand Forks HeraldUND and City emails: Cute isn't going to cut itSydney Mook
7E. Best Beat ReportingFirst PlaceKARE 11A.J. Lagoe: On the Veteran BeatA.J. Lagoe
7E. Best Beat ReportingSecond PlaceMPR NewsCatharine Richert, MPR News COVID-19 beat reportingCatharine Richert
7E. Best Beat ReportingThird PlaceStar TribuneJeremy OlsonJeremy Olson