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ProPublica and Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Stephen Engelberg, Editor in Chief, ProPublica
Marsha McFadden, Managing Editor, News, Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaii’s Beaches Are Disappearing,” by Ash Ngu, ProPublica, and Sophie Cocke, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, December 29, at

Judges' Citation
This project makes inventive use of digital tools to tell a cohesive—and enraging—story about the ways
wealthy Hawaiians are damaging a precious shared resource: the state’s beaches.


The Believer

Joshua Wolf Shenk, Editor in Chief
"The Vine and the Fish," by Leise Hook, October 1 on


National Geographic
Susan Goldberg, Editor in Chief
"Your Climate, Changed," April 14

Christopher Keyes, Editor in Chief
"This Is Every Cyclist Who Was Killed by a Driver in 2020," May 4


Texas Monthly

Dan Goodgame, Editor in Chief
"All 144 Willie Nelson Albums, Ranked," by David Courtney, Michael Hall, Rich Kienzle, Max Marshall, Joe Nick Patoski, John Spong and Christian Wallace, April 29