WCOG to honor KING5’s Susannah Frame
with third annual journalism award

The Washington Coalition for Open Government will honor KING5 TV investigative reporter, Susannah Frame with the Third Annual Kenneth F. Bunting Award in recognition of a body of work utilizing the state’s Public Records Act in investigations ranging from exposing violations at homes for the disabled to a system of secret union contract negotiations.

Her bio on KING5.com notes “Susannah is the Chief Investigative Reporter at KING5. Her stories have exposed many wrongs, including government waste, real estate fraud, homeland security breaches, civil right violations of the disabled and the mismanagement of nuclear waste.” Her investigations have made a real difference in people’s lives leading to changes in public policy. Frame has consistently demonstrated the importance of public records in presenting information to the public on safety, health, and wrongdoing.

To say she is an “award-winning” journalist almost understates her accomplishments… Read More.

Madison Andersen Button 2017

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