Best of AP — Honorable Mention


1979 concert tragedy links The Who and an Ohio suburb


Dan Sewell, correspondent, Cincinnati; John Carucci and Gerald Hamilton, Entertainment video newsmen, New York; Angie Wang, video journalist and John Minchillo photographer, Cincinnati, broke the news that The Who would return to the Cincinnati area for the first time since a concert 40 years ago in which 11 fans were trampled to death. During an interview, Carucci developed a rapport with Who guitarist Pete Townshend, who opened up in general terms about the group’s plans. Carucci brought in the rest of the team, who produced a richly reported anniversary story in all formats.

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