Winner of 2018 Associated Press Managing Editors Awards, Div. I, best digital project, 1st place
Winner of 2018 Associated Press Managing Editors Awards, Div. I, best photo story, 3rd place

Winner of 2017 Associated Press Managing Editors awards, Div. I, best video, 2nd place
Winner of 2017 Associated Press Managing Editors awards, Div. I, best illustration or informational graphic 3rd place, “Heroin overdose death numbers”
Winner of 2017 Ohio News Photographers Association, May clip contest, 1st place, photo story
Winner of 2017 USA Today Network journalism awards 2nd quarter, Div. III, 1st place digital storytelling
Winner of 2017 USA Today Network journalism awards 2nd quarter, Div. III, video finalist
Winner of 2017 USA Today Network journalism awards 2nd quarter, Div. III, consumer engagement and experiences finalist
Winner of 2017 Media Network of Central Ohio, May MVP Award, 2nd place
Winner of 2016 Ohio News Photographers Association, March clip contest, 1st place portrait
Winner of 2016 Associated Press Managing Editors awards, Div. I, 2nd place, best photo story
Winner of 2016 Associated Press Managing Editors awards, Div. I, 3rd place, best video, “Richie’s story: from heroin to hope”
Winner of 2016 Media Network of Central Ohio March MVP Awards, 1st place

Photojournalist/videographer Molly Corfman, with writer Daniel Carson, investigates heroin addiction in Sandusky and Ottawa counties through a multiple year, in-depth investigation.

Heroin: face of addition – 2016

(9 article / 11 video series)

Brittany Hatfield, 23, of Clyde visits the grave of her ex-boyfriend, Bryce Williamson, who she loved deeply. He died of a heroin overdose in November 2014.
Bralyn Gregg holds family photos featuring her brother.
Recovering heroin addict Nate Kehlmeier, 34, of Genoa spends Friday night socializing at a sober support meeting hosted by Fight for Recovery in Clyde. Now employed by a rehab facility, he helps addicts to sobriety.
Needles seized by the Fremont Police department.
Theresa Musser of Fremont struggled emotionally as her family was ripped apart from heroin addiction, and saved her son, Colton, through tough love and perseverance.
A Clyde native, Williamson was born Oct. 20, 1991, and died Nov. 6, 2014, of a heroin overdose. He was 23 years old and had dreamed of being an engineer.
Sandusky County EMS Captain John Marcson, left, and Sandusky County EMS Chief Jeffrey Jackson talk about the impact heroin overdoses have had on Sandusky County.
Cindy Weller of Clyde has watched her son struggle with heroin addiction, and saved him from dying during an overdose.
Kyle Wyss, 31, has been battling heroin addiction for eight years.
EMS revives people overdosing on heroin with the drug Narcan.
EMS revives people overdosing on heroin with the drug Narcan.
Alex Leal, 59, of Fremont has not used heroin for more than a year. Leal has relapsed multiple times since his late teens.
Richie Webber, 24, of Clyde hugs his mom, Cindy Weller, who has supported him through his heroin addiction and recovery.

Heroin’s unrelenting grip – 2017

(6 article / 11 video series)

Meth abuse overtaking heroin – 2018

(3 article / 6 video series)