Best News Reporter
For about 30 years, Cris Barrish of The News Journal has covered everything from the state’s most infamous crimes to violence in Wilmington with keen and insightful reports. In an industry that no longer values hometown, homegrown reporters, Barrish is an exception.
Craig Anderson takes complicated topics and breaks them down nicely for readers of the Delaware State News in Dover. His reporting is thorough, his writing straightforward. Standout stories include an award-winning piece about DelDOT’s controversial road prioritization strategies, as well as his continuing coverage of escalating crime in the state capital.