Investigative reporting: Michael D. Sallah, Mitch Weiss and Joe Mahr of the Toledo Blade. Finalists: David B. Ottaway and Joe Stephens of The Washington Post and [David Barstow] and [Lowell Bergman] of the New York Times.
Explanatory reporting: Kevin Helliker and Thomas M. Burton of the Wall Street Journal. Finalists: Erika Niedowski of the Baltimore Sun and Bernard Wolfson, William Heisel and Chris Knap of the Orange County (Calif.) Register.
Feature photography: Carolyn Cole of the Los Angeles Times. Finalists: Pauline Lubens, Dai Sugano and Patrick Tehan of the San Jose Mercury News and Damir Sagolj of Reuters.
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