The Society for News Design honored ProPublica with 19 awards in this year’s Best of Digital Design competition. The annual contest recognizes journalistic, visual and technical excellence from news organizations across the United States and around the world.
Contest judges awarded ProPublica for outstanding visual storytelling with two Bronze Medals and 17 Awards of Excellence, including awards in overall art direction and four individual portfolios.
Here are ProPublica’s winning projects:
Hawaii’s Beaches Are Disappearing, ProPublica and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser — Bronze Medal, Story Page Design: Local Issues; Award of Excellence, Line of Coverage: Climate Change (2 awards)
We Are Tracking What Happens to Police After They Use Force on Protesters — Bronze Medal, Line of Coverage: Public Service
The following projects were recognized with Awards of Excellence:
The Black American Amputation Epidemic — Story Page Design: National
Convicted Based on Lies — Story Page Design: National
Charting the Long-Term Impact of Trump’s Judicial Appointments — Infographics: National
New Climate Maps Show a Transformed United States — Infographics: Environment & Science; Format: Use of Maps; Line of Coverage: Climate Change (3 awards)
What Coronavirus Job Losses Reveal About Racism in America — Infographics: Health/Coronavirus
Reopening America — Infographics: Health/Coronavirus
How Criminal Cops Often Avoid Jail, ProPublica and the Asbury Park Press — Use of Original/Commissioned Illustration (single)
Tracking Federal Purchases to Fight the Coronavirus — Format: Use of Data
We Reviewed Police Tactics Seen in Nearly 400 Protest Videos. Here’s What We Found. — Line of Coverage: Public Service
Lena V. Groeger — Portfolio: Individual
Ash Ngu — Portfolio: Individual
Al Shaw — Portfolio: Individual
Moiz Syed — Portfolio: Individual
ProPublica Visuals Desk — Portfolio: Art Direction
See a list of all the Best of Digital Design Winners here.