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Bob Ortega

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Honolulu
Senior Reporter, Investigations — CNN
Covers:  homeland security, the border, cbp/border patrol, cervical cancer prevention, border communities, immigrant issues, medical ethics, drug trafficking

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Biography

Bob Ortega is the managing editor of Honolulu Civil Beat. He joined the website from the Arizona Republic, where he covered the border and other issues. He recently received the Hillman Prize and the Ancil Payne Ethics in Journalism award for his coverage, with Daniel Gonzalez, of last year's sur...

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Awards

Sidney Award

2013 - Social Justice Journalism
The Sidney Hillman Foundation's Sidney is a monthly award for an outstanding piece of socially-conscious journalism. We are looking for investigative work that fosters social and economic justice