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.”
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.”
Mara Abbott, Buffalo Bulletin, won first place for business reporting in the National Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest for her article, “Trump’s ruling dashes hopes for Wyoming uranium mines.”
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.”
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.”