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2010 White House Correspondents’ Association Edgar A. Poe award

For four-part newspaper series (a CHJ fellowship project) I co-authored with BANG reporter Sandy Kleffman called “Shortened Lives: Where You Live Matters,” on why life expectancies vary so dramatically between nearby neighborhoods.

Suzanne Bohan's Blog

The Neighborhood Atlas gives journalists an intriguing new tool to visualize how social... more »
posted 07/13/18
In low-income neighborhoods beset by predatory lending and check-cashing hubs, options for... more »
posted 02/05/18
Join Dr. Robert Smith with the American Cancer Society and Dr. Chris Flowers with UCSF to discuss... more »
posted 02/23/10

Suzanne Bohan's Work

Two journalists offer tips for your reporting from their award-winning series on the striking gap in health and life expectancies between rich and poor neighborhoods.

The "Shortened Lives: Where You Live Matters" project, produced by staff writers Suzanne Bohan and Sandy Kleffman, ran in 2009 as a four-part series in the Contra Costa Times and the Oakland Tribune, now-defunct daily newspapers in Northern California .

This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Suzanne Bohan and Sandy Kleffman, participants in the  Other stories in this series include: