2022 — Investigative Reporting
Hundreds of workers at a Tampa lead smelter have been exposed to dangerous levels of the neurotoxin. The consequences have been profound.
2021 — Local Reporting
Pasco’s sheriff created a futuristic program to stop crime before it happens. It monitors and harasses families across the county.
2016 — Local Reporting
How Pinellas County School District leaders turned five once-average schools into failure factories.
2016 — Investigative Reporting
Florida cut $100 million from its mental hospitals. Chaos quickly followed.
2014 — Local Reporting
Investigation of squalid conditions that marked housing for Hillsborough County's substantial homeless population, which lead to swift reforms.
2013 — Editorial Writing
A diligent campaign that helped reverse a decision to end fluoridation of the water supply for the 700,000 residents of the newspaper's home county
2009 — National Reporting
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2009 — Feature Writing
She was found curled up in a filthy room, unable to speak or make eye contact. They called her a feral child. Could nurturing make up for a lifetime of neglect?
1998 — Feature Writing
On June 4, 1989, three bodies were found floating in Tampa Bay. This is the story of the murders, their aftermath and the handful of people who kept faith amid the unthinkable.
1995 — Editorial Writing
An editorial campaign urging reform of Florida's probate system for settling estates.
1991 — Feature Writing
A compelling series about a mother who abandoned her newborn child and how it affected her life and those of others.
1985 — Investigative Reporting
Thorough reporting on Pasco County Sheriff John Short revealed his department’s corruption and led to his removal from office by voters.
1980 — National Reporting
Bette Orsini and Charles Stafford won the Times a second Pulitzer Prize for their investigation of the Church of Scientology.
1964 — Public Service
The Times won its first Pulitzer Prize in 1964 for writer Martin Waldron’s coverage of the Florida Turnpike Authority and its reckless expenditure of public money.