Bunting Award.

Bunting Award

Now Accepting Nominations until May 31, 2018!

The Washington Coalition for Open Government is currently seeking nominations for the fourth annual Kenneth F. Bunting Award. Nominations are open until May 31 and include any work published, broadcast, or posted between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.

This award is presented to organizations or individuals for journalistic work that utilizes, advances, or educates about the state’s Open Public Meetings Act/Public Records Act.

The award will be presented on Friday, September 21, at the annual Madison Andersen Awards Breakfast at the Washington Athletic Club. Details for that event will be available soon.

Past Recipients

+2017 - Susannah Frame

Lori Matsukawa (right) accepting the 2017 Kenneth F. Bunting  Award on behalf of winner Susannah Frame, with WCOG president Toby Nixon (left). Photo by Marcus R. Donner.
Susannah Frame pictured below.

+2016 - Sean Robinson

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2016 Kenneth F. Bunting  award recipient, Sean Robinson,  of The News Tribune accepting his award with WCOG Communications Consultant, Juli Bunting.

+2015 - The Seattle Times

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2015-WashCOG_Bunting2015 Kenneth F. Bunting award recipients, Lewis Kamb and James Neff – accepting on behalf of the Loaded with Lead reporters of The Seattle Times with WCOG President Toby Nixon and Juli Bunting, WCOG Communications Consultant.
Photo by Marcus R. Donner © 2015