Writers Guild Awards 2022 Winners List – The Hollywood Reporter

CODA added another trophy to its haul this season at the 2022 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, as the Apple film about a hearing child in a deaf family won the award for best adapted screenplay.

CODA also won in top categories at the Producers Guild and Screen Actors Guild Awards and is being seen as a frontrunner for the Oscars’ top prize of best picture.

Siân Heder’s screenplay for the film she also directed won the first award of the night at the Ashley Nicole Black-hosted virtual ceremony.

In a video acceptance speech, Heder said, “I had a really incredible education writing this script.”

And she thanked “the people from the deaf community who were my collaborators,” including her CODA and deaf consultants and sign-language advisers.

The other top award, for original screenplay, was presented last, with that prize going to Don’t Look Up‘s Adam McKay and David Sirota for their climate change satire.

In his pre-taped acceptance speech, McKay said, “I’m here in my office in Los Angeles recording this. If this is actually being broadcast, this is real legitimate excitement.”

He thanked those who contributed to the Netflix film, including Sirota, who McKay said “gave me the idea for this script.”

A number of Oscar experts are now saying that the best picture competition is primarily between CODA and The Power of the Dog, which won top awards at the Directors Guild Awards and BAFTA Awards, among others.

The Power of the Dog, as well as Netflix’s fellow adapted screenplay Oscar nominee The Lost Daughter, which won the USC Scripter Award last month, were both ineligible for the Writers Guild Awards.

In the TV categories, HBO Max’s Hacks and HBO’s Succession each won two awards, with the final season of Conan O’Brien’s eponymous nightly TBS show winning for best comedy/variety talk series, the second year in a row that talk series awards darling Last Week Tonight With John Oliver has lost at the Writers Guild Awards.

After kicking off the show with an animated sequence promising a “gallery of stars” — ranging from Noam Chomsky to Ricki Lake and former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor — who were not in attendance, Black opened her monologue by saying the WGA Awards would be ” just like being in a virtual writers room, up to and including the fact that you do have to pay for your own lunch.”

She also joked that the WGA Awards is happening virtually again not only to protect people from COVID-19 but also to keep writers from “having to answer the question, ‘So what are you working on right now?’

“The only thing worse than answering that question is having to answer it when you’re trying to bite into a free slider,” Black added.

Comedian, writer, actress and producer Black was also nominated this year for her work on season two of Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso, which she said “is about having hope even if you don’t win” before adding with mock anger, “But just because I wrote for it doesn’t mean I agree with it. Don’t you fuck me, Hacks!”

Calming down, she said she loves Hacks, “some of my best friends are hacks,” including one who wrote that joke.

Ultimately, however, Hacks would beat Ted Lasso in the best comedy series category.

Black also joked about dating nominee Aaron Sorkin.

“Every time we wanted to talk about our relationship we had to find a long hallway and take a walk,” she quipped. “To be fair, I really should’ve learned my lesson in college: Never date men who only talk about Aaron Sorkin.”

But she also got serious, sharing that, “right now our care and attention are focused on our fellow humans fighting for their lives in Ukraine.”

“As writers, what we do might sound silly or frivolous, especially right now, and that’s just because it is,” Black continued. “But when a TV writer gives a minor character a juicy backstory, when a screenwriter humanizes a villain or when a journalist breaks a story that changes our perspective, writers give us the opportunity to be, in the words of my favorite soccer coach, curious not judgmental, and I have to believe that gives us the opportunity to make a small but crucial difference in the story of the world.”

In between awards, Black also provided amusing trivia about this year’s nominees and dug into a fake swag bag for this year’s show.

She also joked that even more awards were presented earlier in the week, in creative and technical categories, at the Van Nuys Airport Days Inn.

In a pre-taped segment, an announcer bestowed some dubious honors on projects and phenomena from the past year like “outstanding title written on Ambien and wine: Licorice Pizza,” “outstanding adaptation of CBS All Access: Paramount+” and “outstanding member: Tommy Lee’s penis in Pam & Tommy.”

A fake award was also given to Netflix for “outstanding suggestion based on viewing habits: If you enjoyed the Baby-Sitters Club, you might enjoy Squid Game. … Another show about a group of people who have no idea how bad life is about to get.”

Just a few days prior, Baby-Sitters Club creator Rachel Shukert suggested in an interview with Vulture that Squid Game‘s success may have contributed to her series’ cancellation after two seasons.

During the virtual ceremony, writer-director Barry Jenkins received the Paul Selvin Award, given to the WGA member whose script best embodies the constitutional and civil rights and liberties key to the survival of free writers, in recognition of his work on The Underground Railroad limited series, which is also up for adapted long form.

Accepting the award from Colman Domingo, Jenkins called the honor “an affirmation to keep working the way we are.”

He also quoted Ralph Ellison: “Good fiction is made of what is real, and reality is difficult to come by.”

Jenkins said amid so much information, “we have to do the work to find what’s true about humanity and human experiences and put them into our stories to share our version of reality that can’t be denied.”

And legendary late-night host, comedian and writer Dick Cavett received the Evelyn F. Burkey Award, given to someone who has brought honor and dignity to writers.

In his acceptance speech, for the award presented by Seth Meyers, Cavett thanked writers and Burkey herself, whom he called a “real character,” who did great things for writers.

“Once a jerky producer tried to fire me from a show,” he recalled. “And I called [Burkey] and she said, ‘He wants to fire you? Ask him if he wants the show to go on the air tonight?’ [The show] did [air], and I was back the next day.”

While last year’s virtual show featured the host, Kal Penn, and presenters, appearing remotely, this year, it appeared like Black and a handful of other presenters were on what looked like a traditional WGA Awards stage, with some presenters appearing remotely. Winners, however, accepted via pre-taped speeches.

And Black, WGA West president Meredith Stiehm and WGA East executive director Lowell Peterson all said they hoped next year’s show would take place in person, with Black calling the WGA Awards’ habit of holding two shows simultaneously in New York and Los Angeles, “like divorced parents throwing competing Christmases.”

The show also aired footage of Bob Saget at a previous WGA Awards ceremony in a tribute to the late comedian.

A full list of the 2022 WGA Awards winners follows.

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Don’t Look Up (WINNER)
Screenplay by Adam McKay, Story by Adam McKay & David Sirota; Netflix

Being the Ricardos
Written by Aaron Sorkin; Amazon Studios

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Screenplay by Wes Anderson, Story by Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola & Hugo Guinness & Jason Schwartzman; Searchlight Pictures

King Richard
Written by Zach Baylin; Warner Bros. Pictures

Licorice Pizza
Written by Paul Thomas Anderson; United Artists

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

CODA (WINNER)
Screenplay by Siân Heder, Based on the Original Motion Picture La Famille Belier Directed by Eric Lartigau, Written by Victoria Bedos, Stanislas Carree de Malberg, Eric Lartigau and Thomas Bidegain; Apple

Dune
Screenplay by Jon Spaihts and Denis Villeneuve and Eric Roth, Based on the novel Dune Written by Frank Herbert; Warner Bros. Pictures

Nightmare Alley
Screenplay by Guillermo del Toro & Kim Morgan, Based on the Novel by William Lindsay Gresham; Searchlight Pictures

Tick, Tick … Boom!
Screenplay by Steven Levenson, Based on the play by Jonathan Larson; Netflix

West Side Story
Screenplay by Tony Kushner, Based on the Stage Play, Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Play Conceived, Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins; 20th Century Studios

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Exposing Muybridge (WINNER)
Written by Marc Shaffer; Inside Out Media

Being Cousteau
Written by Mark Monroe & Pax Wasserman; National Geographic

Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres
Written by Suzanne Joe Kai; StudioLA.TV

DRAMA SERIES

Succession, written by Jesse Armstrong, Jon Brown, Jamie Carragher, Ted Cohen, Francesca Gardiner, Lucy Prebble, Georgia Pritchett, Tony Roche, Susan Soon He Stanton, Will Tracy; HBO/HBO Max (WINNER)

The Handmaid’s Tale, written by Yahlin Chang, Nina Fiore, Dorothy Fortenberry, Jacey Heldrich, John Herrera, Bruce Miller, Aly Monroe, Kira Snyder, Eric Tuchman; Hulu

Loki, written by Bisha K. Ali, Elissa Karasik, Eric Martin, Michael Waldron; Disney+

The Morning Show, written by Jeff Augustin, Brian Chamberlayne, Kerry Ehrin, Kristen Layden, Erica Lipez, Justin Matthews, Adam Milch, Stacy Osei-Kuffour, Torrey Speer, Scott Troy, Ali Vingiano; Apple TV+

Yellowjackets, written by Cameron Brent Johnson, Katherine Kearns, Jonathan Lisco, Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson, Liz Phang, Ameni Rozsa, Sarah L. Thompson, Chantelle M. Wells; Showtime

COMEDY SERIES

Hacks, written by Lucia Aniello, Joanna Calo, Jessica Chaffin, Paul W. Downs, Cole Escola, Janis E. Hirsch, Ariel Karlin, Katherine Kearns, Andrew Law, Joe Mande, Pat Regan, Samantha Riley, Michael Schur, Jen Statsky; HBO/HBO Max (WINNER)

Curb Your Enthusiasm, written by Larry David, Steve Leff, Carol Leifer, Jeff Schaffer, Nathaniel Stein; HBO/HBO Max

Only Murders in the Building, written by Thembi Banks, Matteo Borghese, Rachel Burger, Kirker Butler, Madeleine George, John Hoffman, Stephen Markley, Steve Martin, Kristin Newman, Ben Philippe, Kim Rosenstock, Ben Smith, Rob Turbovsky; Hulu

Ted Lasso, written by Jane Becker, Ashley Nicole Black, Leann Bowen, Sasha Garron, Brett Goldstein, Brendan Hunt, Joe Kelly, Bill Lawrence, Jamie Lee, Michael Orton-Toliver, Jason Sudeikis, Phoebe Walsh, Bill Wrubel; Apple TV+

What We Do in the Shadows, written by Jake Bender, Jemaine Clement, Zach Dunn, Shana Gohd, Sam Johnson, Chris Marcil, William Meny, Sarah Naftalis, Stefani Robinson, Marika Sawyer, Paul Simms, Lauren Wells; FX Networks

NEW SERIES

Hacks, written by Lucia Aniello, Joanna Calo, Jessica Chaffin, Paul W. Downs, Cole Escola, Janis E. Hirsch, Ariel Karlin, Katherine Kearns, Andrew Law, Joe Mande, Pat Regan, Samantha Riley, Michael H. Schur, Jen Statsky; HBO/HBO Max (WINNER)

Loki, written by Bisha K. Ali, Elissa Karasik, Eric Martin, Michael Waldron; Disney+

Only Murders in the Building, written by Thembi Banks, Matteo Borghese, Rachel Burger, Kirker Butler, Madeleine George, John Hoffman, Stephen Markley, Steve Martin, Kristin Newman, Ben Philippe, Kim Rosenstock, Ben Smith, Rob Turbovsky; Hulu

Reservation Dogs, written by Tazbah Rose Chavez, Sydney Freeland, Sterlin Harjo, Migizi Pensoneau, Tommy Pico, Taika Waititi, Bobby Wilson; FX Networks

Yellowjackets, written by Cameron Brent Johnson, Katherine Kearns, Jonathan Lisco, Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson, Liz Phang, Ameni Rozsa, Sarah L. Thompson, Chantelle M. Wells; Showtime

ORIGINAL LONGFORM

Mare of Easttown, written by Brad Ingelsby; HBO/HBO Max (WINNER)

American Horror Story: Double Feature, written by Manny Coto, Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy, Kristen Reidel, Reilly Smith; FX Networks

Midnight Mass, written by James Flanagan, Mike Flanagan, Elan Gale, Jeff Howard, Dani Parker; Netflix

Them: Covenant, written by Christina Ham, Little Marvin, David Matthews, Dominic Orlando, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, Francine Volpe; Prime Video

The White Lotus, written by Mike White; HBO/HBO Max

ADAPTED LONGFORM

Maid, written by Rebecca Brunstetter, Marcus Gardley, Michelle Denise Jackson, Colin McKenna, Molly Smith Metzler; inspired by the book by Stephanie Land; Netflix (WINNER)

Halston, written by Ian Brennan, Ted Malawer, Ryan Murphy, Tim Pinckney, Sharr White, Kristina Woo; based on the book Simply Halston by Steven Gaines; Netflix

Impeachment: American Crime Story, written by Flora Birnbaum, Sarah Burgess, Halley Feiffer, Daniel Pearle; based on the book A Vast Conspiracy by Jeffrey Toobin; FX Networks

The Underground Railroad, written by Jihan Crowther, Allison Davis, Jacqueline Hoyt, Barry Jenkins, Nathan C. Parker, Adrienne Rush; based on the novel by Colson Whitehead; Prime Video

WandaVision, written by Peter Cameron, Mackenzie Dohr, Laura Donney, Bobak Esfarjani, Chuck Hayward, Megan McDonnell, Jac Schaeffer, Cameron Squires; based on the Marvel Comics; Disney+

ADAPTED SHORTFORM NEW MEDIA

Debunking Borat, written by Robyn Adams, Paul Hogan, Jack Youngelson; Prime Video (WINNER)

Calls, written by Fede Alvarez, Nick Cuse, Aidan Fitzgerald, Noah Gardner, Rodo Sayagues; Apple TV+

The Expanse: One Ship, written by Wes Chatham, Julianna Damewood, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Glenton Richards; Prime Video

ANIMATION

“Planteau” (Tuca & Bertie), written by Lisa Hanawalt; Cartoon Network (WINNER)

“An Incon-Wheelie-ent Truth” (Bob’s Burgers), written by Dan Fybel; Fox

“Loft in Bedslation” (Bob’s Burgers), written by Jameel Saleem, Fox

“Must Love Dogs” (Family Guy), written by Daniel Peck; Fox

“Portrait of a Lackey on Fire” (The Simpsons), written by Rob LaZebnik & Johnny LaZebnik; Fox

“The Star of the Backstage” (The Simpsons), written by Elisabeth Kiernen Averick; Fox

EPISODIC DRAMA

“Retired Janitors of Idaho” (Succession), written by Tony Roche & Susan Soon He Stanton; HBO/HBO Max (WINNER)

“1883” (1883), written by Taylor Sheridan; Paramount+

“Birth Mother” (This Is Us), written by Eboni Freeman & Kay Oyegun; NBC

“La Amara Vita” (The Morning Show), written by Kerry Ehrin & Scott Troy; Apple TV+

“The New Normal” (New Amsterdam), written by David Schulner; NBC

“Testimony” (The Handmaid’s Tale), written by Kira Snyder; Hulu

EPISODIC COMEDY

“Alone at Last” (The Great), written by Tony McNamara; Hulu (WINNER)

“All Sales Final” (Superstore), teleplay by Jonathan Green & Gabe Miller, story by Justin Spitzer; NBC

“Enlightened Dave” (Dave), written by Luvh Rakhe & Lee Sung Jin; FX Networks

“Episode One: True Crime” (Only Murders in the Building), written by Steve Martin & John Hoffman; Hulu

“F*ckin’ Rez Dogs” (Pilot) (Reservation Dogs), written by Sterlin Harjo & Taika Waititi; FX Networks

“Pilot” (The Wonder Years), written by Saladin K. Patterson; ABC

COMEDY/VARIETY TALK SERIES

Conan, Head Writer: Matt O’Brien; Writers: Jose Arroyo, Glenn Boozan, Daniel Cronin, Andres du Bouchet, Jessie Gaskell, Skyler Higley, Brian Kiley, Laurie Kilmartin, Todd Levin, Levi MacDougall, Conan O’Brien, Andy Richter, Frank Smiley, Mike Sweeney; TBS (WINNER)

Desus & Mero, Writers: Daniel “Desus Nice” Baker, Josh Gondelman, Robert Kornhauser, Joel “The Kid Mero” Martinez, Robert A. McRae, Heben Nigatu, Mike Pielocik, Julia Young; Showtime

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, Writers: Johnathan Appel, Ali Barthwell, Tim Carvell, Liz Hynes, Greg Iwinski, Mark Kramer, Daniel O’Brien, John Oliver, Owen Parsons, Charlie Redd, Joanna Rothkopf, Chrissy Shackelford, Ben Silva, Seena Vali; HBO/HBO Max

The Problem With Jon Stewart, Head Writer: Chelsea Devantez; Writers: Kristen Acimovic, Henrik Blix, Rob Christensen, Jay Jurden, Alexa Loftus, Tocarra Mallard, Robby Slowik, Jon Stewart, Kasaun Wilson; Apple TV+

COMEDY/VARIETY SKETCH SERIES

I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson, writers: Zach Kanin, Tim Robinson, John Solomon; Netflix (WINNER)

How To With John Wilson, written by: Alice Gregory, Michael Koman, Conner O’Malley, Susan Orlean, John Wilson; HBO/HBO Max

Pause With Sam Jay, Writers: Emmy Blotnick, Ryan Donahue, Zack Fox, Megan Gailey, Robin M. Henry, Sam Jay, Langston Kerman, Jak Knight; HBO/HBO Max

Saturday Night Live, Head Writer: Michael Che, Anna Drezen, Colin Jost, Kent Sublette; Senior Writer: Bryan Tucker; Weekend Update Head Writer: Pete Schultz; Weekend Update Writers: Megan Callahan-Shah, Dennis McNicholas, Josh Patten, Mark Steinbach; Supervising Writers: Alison Gates, Fran Gillespie, Sudi Green, Streeter Seidell; Writers: James Anderson, Dan Bulla, Steven Castillo, Mike DiCenzo, Billy Domineau, Alex English, John Higgins, Steve Higgins, Martin Herlihy, Vannessa Jackson, Sam Jay, Erik Kenward, Tesha Kondrat, Dan Licata, Lorne Michaels, Ben Marshall, Jake Nordwind, Jasmine Pierce, Gary Richardson, Ben Silva, Emily Spivey, Will Stephen, Celeste Yim; NBC

That Damn Michael Che, Head Writer: Michael Che; Writing Supervised by: Gary Richardson; Writers: Rosebud Baker, Reggie Conquest, Godfrey Danchimah Jr., Calise Hawkins, Kevin Iso, Sam Jay, Matt Richards, Wil Sylvince; HBO/HBO Max

COMEDY/VARIETY SPECIALS

Full Frontal Wants to Take Your Guns, Head Writers: Kristen Bartlett, Mike Drucker; Writers: Samantha Bee, Pat Cassels, Sean Crespo, Mike Drucker, Miles Kahn, Chris Thompson, Holly Walker, Alison Zeidman Writing Supervised by Joe Grossman, Sahar Rizvi Special Material by Michael Rhoa; TBS (WINNER)

43rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors, written by Dave Boone; CBS

Drew Michael: Red Blue Green, written by Drew Michael; HBO/HBO Max

The Tony Awards Presents: Broadway’s Back!, written by Dave Boone; special material by Amber Ruffin, Marc Shaiman, Daniel J. Watts, Scott Wittman Opening Number by Amber Ruffin, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman; CBS

Yearly Departed, Head Writer: Bess Kalb; Writers: Karen Chee, Akilah Green, Franchesca Ramsey, Jocelyn Richard; Prime Video

QUIZ AND AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

Baking It, Writers: Neil Casey, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino, Niccole Thurman; Peacock (WINNER)

Capital One College Bowl, Head Writer: Scott Saltzburg; Writers: Rosemarie DiSalvo, Ryan Hopak, Jon Macks, Karissa Noel, Todd Sachs, Doug Shaffer, Grant Taylor, Bennett Webber; NBC

The Chase, Head Writer: David Levinson Wilk; Writers: Erik Agard, Eliza Bayne, Kyle Beakley, Megan Broussard, Robert King, Amy Ozols, Bobby Patton, Ellen Teitel, Ari Yolkut; ABC

Jeopardy!, Writers: Michael Davies, John Duarte, Mark Gaberman, Debbie Griffin, Michele Loud, Robert McClenaghan, Jim Rhine, Mike Richards, Billy Wisse; ABC

DAYTIME DRAMA

Days of Our Lives, Head Writer: Ron Carlivati; Writers: Lorraine Broderick, Joanna Cohen, Carolyn Culliton, Richard Culliton, Jamey Giddens, David Kreizman, Rebecca McCarty, Ryan Quan, Dave Ryan, Katherine D. Schock, Elizabeth Snyder; NBC (WINNER)

General Hospital, Head Writers: Chris Van Etten, Dan O’Connor; Associate Head Writer: Anna T. Cascio; Writers: Barbara Bloom, Suzanne Flynn, Charlotte Gibson, Lucky Gold, Kate Hall, Elizabeth Korte, Shannon Peace, David Rupel, Lisa Seidman, Scott Sickles; ABC

The Young and the Restless, Head Writer: Amanda L. Beall; Writers: Susan Banks, Jeff Beldner, Sara A. Bibel, Brent Boyd, Susan Dansby, Christopher Dunn, Sara Endsley, Janice Ferri Esser, Marin Gazzaniga, Lynn Martin, Natalie Minardi Slater, Teresa Zimmerman; CBS

CHILDREN’S EPISODIC, LONGFORM AND SPECIALS

“The Tale of the Midnight Magic” (Are You Afraid of the Dark?), written by JT Billings, Alex Ebel; Nickelodeon (WINNER)

“A Big Favor for Grampy/A Fair Way to Bounce” (Donkey Hodie), written by Adam Rudman & David Rudman, Joey Mazzarino; PBS KIDS/pbskids.org

“Park Ranger Percy / Lizard Lizzy” (Helpsters) written by Annabeth Bondor-Stone, Connor White, Liz Hara; Apple TV+

“Rice” (Waffles + Mochi), written by Lyric Lewis; Netflix

“Which Witch?” (Just Beyond), written by Mitali Jahagirdar; Disney+

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – CURRENT EVENTS

“The Healthcare Divide” (Frontline), written by Rick Young; PBS (WINNER)

“The Jihadist” (Frontline), written by Martin Smith & Marcela Gaviria; PBS

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS

“Citizen Hearst, Part One” (American Experience), written by Gene Tempest; PBS (WINNER)

“A Writer” (Hemingway), written by Geoffrey C. Ward; PBS

“Citizen” (Amend: The Fight for America), written by Sasha Stewart and Robe Imbriano; Netflix

“Round One” (Muhammad Ali), written by David McMahon & Sarah Burns; PBS

NEWS SCRIPT – REGULARLY SCHEDULED, BULLETIN OR BREAKING REPORT

“The Unequal Recession” (60 Minutes), written by Katie Kerbstat Jacobson, Scott Pelley, Nicole Young; CBS News (WINNER)

“Against All Enemies” (60 Minutes), written by Katie Kerbstat Jacobson, Scott Pelley, Nicole Young; CBS News

“Democracy Lost” (60 Minutes), written by Oriana Zill de Granados, Sharyn Alfonsi; CBS News

NEWS SCRIPT – ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY

“Handcuffed to the Truth” (60 Minutes) written by Katie Kerbstat Jacobson, Scott Pelley, Nicole Young; CBS News (WINNER)

“The Fall of Kandahar” (Vice News Tonight), written by Amel Guettatfi, Ben C. Solomon, Vice News

“Unpacking How Child Welfare and Foster Care Fails Black Children” (Unpack That), written by Joel Kahn, Felice León; The Root

“The Unstudied Link Between the COVID Vaccine and Periods” (Vice News Tonight), written by Caitlin Bladt; Vice News

“Woman in Motion: Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols and The Transformation of NASA” (CBS Sunday Morning), written by Daniel Elias, Michelle Miller; CBS

DIGITAL NEWS

“Men’s Rights Asians Think This Is Their Moment,” written by Aaron Mak; Slate.com (WINNER)

“An Oral History of the Longest-Ever Broadway Shutdown,” written by Madeline Ducharme; Slate.com

“Knives Out: Why ‘Hacks’ Works,” written by Katie Baker; TheRinger.com

“We Get to Hear Them Training to Kill Us,” written by Christina Cauterucci; Slate.com

“What if the Unorthodox Arizona Audit Declares Trump Won?” written by Jeremy Stahl; Slate.com

RADIO/AUDIO DOCUMENTARY

“One Year: 1977 ‘The Miracle Cure’” written by Evan Chung; Slate Podcast (WINNER)

“Our Year” (What Next), written by Mary Harris; Slate Podcast

“That Seattle Muzak Sound” (Decoder Ring), written by Benjamin Frisch; Slate Podcast

“Who Killed the Segway?” (Decoder Ring), written by Dan Kois, Slate Podcast

RADIO/AUDIO NEWS SCRIPT — REGULARLY SCHEDULED, BULLETIN OR BREAKING REPORT

“Surfside Condo Collapse” (CBS World News Roundup Late Edition), written by Kathleen M. Biggins; CBS News Radio (WINNER)

“Silence the Mics: Tributes to Some Famous Broadcasters,” written by Gail Lee; CBS Radio

“World News This Week — Week of August 16, 2021,” written by Robert Hawley; ABC Audio

“World News This Week — Week of January 8, 2021,” written by Joy Piazza; ABC Audio

“World News This Week – Week of September 3, 2021,” written by Joan B. Harris; ABC Audio

RADIO/AUDIO NEWS SCRIPT — ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY

“The Tasmanian Devil Tattoo” (Decoder Ring), written by Benjamin Frisch; Slate Podcast (WINNER)

“When the Culture War Comes for Your Job” (What Next), written by Mary Harris; Slate Podcast

ON-AIR PROMOTION

“Celebrating Powerful Female Leads: Trailers for The Equalizer & Why Women Kill,” written by Molly Neylan; CBS (WINNER)

“CSI: Vegas Trailers,” written by Erial Tompkins; CBS