Brad Racino and Jill Castellano with awards
inewsource reporters Brad Racino and Jill Castellano at the San Diego Press Club awards banquet on Oct. 30, 2018. (Photo by Tarryn Mento)

inewsource reporters were recognized with 11 awards Tuesday night from the San Diego Press Club, including for the America’s Wall border project and campaign finance coverage.

Reporter Brad Racino’s investigation into the HiCaliber Horse Rescue also won first place for investigative reporting in the online and daily newspaper category. With contributions from inewsource intern Nicole Tyau, Racino’s series of more than 15 stories exposed allegations of fraud, animal abuse and improper veterinary care at the organization.

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Here’s a full list of inewsource’s awards with links to each story:

Brandon Quester, Leonardo Castañeda and Jim Tinsky, and KPBS’s Jean Guerrero and Kris Arciaga

Brad Racino and Nicole Tyau

Brad Racino, Brandon Quester and the Hechinger Report’s Meredith Kolodner

Leonardo Castañeda

Cheryl Clark

Megan Wood and the Investigative Reporting Workshop’s Mandy McLaren

Jill Castellano

Brandon Quester

Cheryl Clark, Megan Wood and Brandon Quester

Megan Wood and Joanne Faryon

Megan Wood

Click here for a full list of San Diego Press club winners.


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