Ben Poston, MA ’07

The investigative team of Ben Poston, MA ’07, and John Diedrich of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel were one of the winners of 13 George Polk Awards for 2010. The duo won the criminal justice award for “Wiped Clean,” a series on lax licensing of gun dealers by the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Some 50 dealers wiped out years of violations by changing ownerships on paper, the reports said.

Updated: March 7, 2011