Kelan Lyons | The Connecticut Mirror

 ? Hartford, Connecticut Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Kelan’s Work Follow Kelan’s reporting here. Bio Kelan was a staff writer for Salt Lake City Weekly, where he wrote about immigration, economic development and state and local politics. Before that, in Texas, he covered the Brazos County courthouse for the Bryan-College Station Eagle, where he won a 2018 Texas

Eileen Grench | The City

 ? The Bronx, New York Davis, California Eileen’s Work Follow Eileen’s reporting here. Bio Eileen is an Olympic fencer-turned-journalist. As a dual Panamanian-American citizen, she competed for the Panamanian team at the 2016 Olympic Games and also won national, Pan-American and World Cup medals. She is currently a fellow at the Global Migration Project at

Camalot Todd | Spectrum News Buffalo

 ? Buffalo, New York  Las Vegas, Nevada  Cam’s Work Follow Cam’s reporting here. Bio Camalot reported on community issues in Las Vegas, including a long-term project on underage sex trafficking, for the Las Vegas Sun and its sister publication, Las Vegas Weekly. For the Sun, she wrote a pathbreaking investigative piece called, “Children on the

Devna Bose | Chalkbeat

 ? Newark, New Jersey Philadelphia, Mississippi Devna’s Work Follow Devna’s reporting here. Bio Devna has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across Mississippi. She interned at the Neshoba Democrat, Jackson Free Press, Meridian Star, and Oxford Eagle. She has covered city government, mental health, the LGBTQ+ community and other issues. She attended University of

Samantha Hogan | Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting

 ? Augusta, Maine Killingworth, Connecticut Samantha’s Work Follow Samantha’s reporting here. Bio Samantha covered the statehouse, environment, and agriculture at The Frederick News-Post in Maryland. Her work has been recognized by the Maryland, Delaware and District of Columbia Press Association, including First Place for breaking news; First and Second Place for her pieces on growth

The Connecticut Mirror

Location: Hartford, Conn. The News Organization: The Connecticut Mirror is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news outlet with a very clear mission: Produce deep reporting on government policies and politics, to become an invaluable resource for anyone who lives, works or cares about Connecticut, and to hold our policymakers accountable for their decisions and actions. The Mirror’s

The City

Location: New York, N.Y. About the News Organization: The City is a nonprofit New York digital news outlet dedicated to accountability reporting that serves a wide cross-section of New Yorkers. The push for the site, set to debut in early 2019, came in response to the stark reduction in strong local news sources. The effort,

Associated Press (II)

Location: Albany, N.Y. About the News Organization: The Associated Press is a global news agency that began 172 years ago as a cooperative of five New York City newspapers. We have 263 locations in more than 100 countries, providing journalism to roughly 15,000 media outlets around the world. AP sets standards for ethics and excellence.

Associated Press (I)

Location: Hartford, Conn. About the News Organization: The Associated Press is a global news agency that began 172 years ago as a cooperative of five New York City newspapers. With 263 locations in more than 100 countries, AP provides journalism to roughly 15,000 media outlets around the world. AP sets standards for ethics and excellence,

Spectrum Buffalo

Location: Buffalo, N.Y. About the News Organization: Spectrum News Buffalo provides the Buffalo metropolitan and Western New York area with 24-hour local news, politics, features and weather seven days a week. Whether a sitting Congressman is indicted on federal charges, more than seven feet of lake effect snow blankets the region, or the Buffalo Sabres