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Investigative Reporting - awarded by California Newspaper Publishers Association

The annual "Better Newspapers Contest" for 2015 for weekly papers of about 30k circulation in the state: Best Investigative Reporting (2nd Place) 

McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute Fellowship - awarded by Robert R. McCormick Foundation/Society of Environmental Journalists

A four-day fellowship on how to report on "fracking" for oil and natural gas at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh. 

Kit Stolz's Blog

When freelance reporter Kit Stolz began reporting on the obesity disparity between two towns in... more »
posted 02/03/15
Time to jump on the butter bandwagon? Read the headlines this year and you could easily think, ... more »
posted 08/05/14
In Ventura County, which lies just north of Los Angeles in the sprawl of Southern California,... more »
posted 02/13/14

Kit Stolz's Latest Comments

Posted by Kit Stolz | Wednesday, 2014-03-26, 11:33
Really an interesting/troubling story. In my little town in Southern California, Ojai, I recently...

Kit Stolz's Work

In small towns in California's Ventura County, the number of children who are overweight or obese has reached nearly 48 percent, among the highest figures in the state. With the help of two activist groups, one group of students has resolved to do something about the problem.