Wheeler Cowperthwaite on Muck Rack

Wheeler Cowperthwaite

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Espanola, NM
Reporter, Rio Grande Sun
Covers:  courts, cops, corruption, fire, fire departments, jails

Journalist. Mensch. IPRA fiend. Reporter for the Rio Grande SUN in Española, riograndesun.com

Awards

New Mexico Press Association

2014 - Series or Continuing Coverage
Second place in New Mexico Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest for Weekly Class I - Series or Continuing Coverage for the continuing coverage of "Man Implicates Politicians in Theft."

National Newspaper Association

2015 - Breaking News Photo
"Second Place, Best Breaking News Photo, Non-daily Division, circ. 10,000 or more. Entry Title: Instant Karma Takes Care of Recliner. Credit(s): Wheeler Cowperthwaite. Judges' Comments: "This photo illustrates the peril of throwing a lit cigarette out the window. But why would a man want to throw a stick onto his burning new recliner?""