Report for America corps members are producing award-winning journalism in newsrooms across the country. These are just a few examples.
Manny Ramos, Chicago Sun-Times, won first place in business reporting from the National Association of Black Journalists for “Why tearing down Englewood to save it hasn’t worked.”
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Mara Abbott, Buffalo Bulletin, won first place for business reporting in the 2020 National Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest for her article, “Trump’s ruling dashes hopes for Wyoming uranium mines.”
Alexandra Watts, WFAE, won first place news series from the Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, for her Mississippi Public Broadcasting report: “It just keeps getting worse, Delta flooding still a concern.”
David Fuchs, NPR Utah, won first place for continuing coverage from the Public Media Journalists Association for “The burden of proof: Kane County residents worry proposed frac sand mine may jeopardize aquifer.”
Camalot Todd, Spectrum News Buffalo, was recognized by the Mental Health Advocates of Western New York for her #IAm1in5 series, a four-part television series highlighting how stigma is a barrier to mental health care.
Megan Taros, Arizona Republic, won first place in religion reporting in the Best of Idaho Press Club Awards for her Times-News article, “Holy Night: How an Idaho church is adapting to a growing demographic.”
Manuela Tobias, Fresno Bee, was named in the Los Angeles Times’s Best California Writing of 2020 for “Systemic racism isn’t just about police brutality — and it has a long history in Fresno.”
Eve Zuckoff, WCAI, won first place sports feature from the Public Media Journalists Association for “Racing against climate change: Falmouth Road Racers feeling the heat.”
Will Wright, Caity Coyne and Molly Born, in partnership with the Lexington Herald-Leader, Charleston Gazette-Mail and West Virginia Public Broadcasting, were finalists for the 2019 Livingston Award for their collaboration on the series, “Stirring the Waters: Investigating why many in Appalachia lack reliable, clean water.”