Last night the New York City Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists announced three FUSION projects as winners of the 2017 Deadline Club Awards.
“Naked Truth: Death by Fentanyl” by FUSION TV’s investigative team won in the Television Series or Investigative Reporting category and “Bold” by FUSION’s The Cave unit won in the Digital Video Reporting category. FUSION TV was also honored for its contributions to “The Panama Papers” reporting as the ICIJ won this year’s Public Service Award.
In addition, the report “Genetically modified mosquitoes could wipe out the world’s most deadly viruses” by FUSION’s Kristen V. Brown was recognized as a finalist in the Newspaper or Digital Enterprise Reporting category.
The Deadline Club Awards are one of the oldest journalism awards contest in New York City.