A radio broadcast on probability told through a tale about a drifting balloon, a newspaper series on the impact of a devastating genetic disease on a family in rural Montana, and a group of gracefully written stories about genetics and evolution are among the winners of the 2009 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards.
Large Newspaper—(Circulation >100,000): Carl Zimmer, The New York Times
Small Newspaper—(Circulation <100,000): Amie Thompson, Great Falls Tribune.
Magazine: Gary Wolf, Wired.
Television—(Spot News/Feature Reporting, ≤ 20 minutes): Julia Cort, NOVA scienceNOW.
Television—(In-Depth Reporting, >20 minutes): Doug Hamilton, WGBH/NOVA.
Radio: Jad Abumrad, Soren Wheeler, Robert Krulwich, WNYC Radiolab.
Online: Lisa Friedman, ClimateWire.
Children’s Science News: Douglas Fox, Science News for Kids.
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