Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were among journalists recognized in the 2016 Pulitzer Prizes:
The Associated Press won the Public Service Pulitzer for “Seafood from Slaves,” a story that freed 2,000 slaves.
The staff of the Los Angeles Times won the Pulitzer for Breaking News Reporting for its coverage of the San Bernardino shootings.
Michael Braga of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, along with reporters from the Tampa Bay Times, won the Investigative Reporting prize for reporting on violence and neglect in Florida’s mental hospitals.
T. Christian Miller of ProPublica and Ken Armstrong of The Marshall Project won the award for Explanatory Reporting for “An Unbelievable Story of Rape.”
Michael LaForgia, along with colleagues from the Tampa Bay Times, won the award for Local Reporting for “Failure Factories.”
The staff of The Washington Post won the National Reporting Pulitzer for creating a national database tracking police shootings.