San Diego CityBeat Honored for Prison Reporting

San Diego CityBeat picked up three SPJ awards for its coverage of the San Diego County criminal justice system.

Kelly Davis and Dave Maass received the Neil Morgan Community Impact Award for their coverage on the use of pepper spray in San Diego County juvenile halls and the Sol Price Award for Responsible Journalism for their reporting on deaths in San Diego County jails. Davis won a first-place award in the Writing Investigative/Enterprise story category for her story on the county’s treatment of mentally ill inmates.

See the full list of winners here.

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