Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Doris Day, actress who honed wholesome image, dies at 97

Reporter Shawn Marsh and his East Desk colleague, editor Sophie Rosenbaum; Lynn Elber, TV writer, Los Angeles; Calvin Raynor, senior telecom engineer, New York; and Julia Rubin, entertainment editor, New York, for swift collaborative action, first retracing a lost call from a source at Doris Day’s longtime animal foundation who could confirm that the much-loved actress and singer had died, and then assembling a series of urgent news updates and preparedness that moved before the competition.

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