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Runner's World
Bill Strickland, Enthusiast Group Editorial Director
Twelve Minutes and a Life,” by Mitchell S. Jackson, Issue 5

Judges' Citation
Immaculate reporting and electrifying writing transformed this account of the life and death
of Ahmaud Arbery into a celebration, an indictment and a lasting eulogy.


The American Scholar
Robert Wilson, Editor
Slow Blues” by Tamara Dean, Autumn


The California Sunday Magazine
Douglas McGray, Editor in Chief
What Happened in Room 10?,” by Katie Engelhart, August 23, on californiasunday.com

Alison Overholt, Senior Vice President, Multiplatform Storytelling and Journalism
Michael Jordan: A History of Flight,” by Wright Thompson, May 19


The New York Times Magazine
Jake Silverstein, Editor in Chief
The Accusation,” by Sarah Viren, March 22

The New Yorker
David Remnick, Editor
Thirty-Six Thousand Feet Under the Sea,” by Ben Taub, May 10, at newyorker.com


Texas Monthly
Dan Goodgame, Editor in Chief
The Aftermath” by Robert Draper, April