Award Winners

2011

Television: Spot News/Feature Reporting

"Going Up: Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay" - 31 Aug. 2010

KQED/QUEST Climate Watch

 

A team from KQED, San Francisco, looked at the potential impact of sea level rise on the San Francisco Bay. The QUEST/Climate Watch co-production “used the visual medium of television effectively as it laid out the facts—and uncertainties—surrounding rising sea levels,” said Richard Harris, a science correspondent for NPR who served as a judge.

Along with the rest of the world’s oceans and estuaries, San Francisco Bay is rising. The changes are slow and barely perceptible, but even the most optimistic estimates about how high and how quickly this rise will occur...Read more