CNN iReport reveals the honorees for the 3rd Annual CNN iReport Awards which recognize outstanding contributions to the network’s global participatory news community. Representing a mix of punditry, videos and emotional personal essays, recipients have been chosen from more than 100,000 iReports submitted in 2012. The honorees were determined by a combination of an esteemed panel of judges, online voters and the CNN iReport staff.
Also, for the first time ever, the iReport team unveils honorees in a new category called Excellence on the Web, highlighting examples of the best in citizen journalism outside of iReport in 2012.
…and the honorees are:
Egyptian Revolution Rages On, Hasan Amin
One Breath – Story of a free diver, Nicolas Rossier
My Tribute to those lost in Newtown, Richard Huffman
Secret lives of swimmers, Judy Starkman
I speak about autism because I can, Sam Wessels
Superstorm Sandy stories, Carlos Chiossone
The shoe cobbler, Erik Olsen
CNN iReport Spirit Honorees
Excellence on the Web
Jersey Shore Hurricane News: Justin Auciello, Facebook
@aiww: Ai Weiwei, Twitter
SyrianDeveloper: Mike Blackhatoviche, Instagram
San Diego fireworks, loud and up close: Dan W. Roy, YouTube
Humans of New York: Hurricane Sandy: Brandon Stanton, Tumblr
Wright's Law: Zach Conkle, Vimeo
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