The Sidney Hillman Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Hillman Prizes which honor investigative journalism and commentary in the public interest. Winners exemplify reportorial excellence, storytelling skill, and social justice impact. The 2017 prizes will be given for work published or aired in 2016. Our categories are:
- Book (nonfiction)
- Newspaper Reporting (print or online)
- Magazine Reporting (print or online)
- Broadcast Journalism (story/series/documentary at least 20 minutes in total package length that aired on television, radio or podcast)
- Web Journalism (story/series that appeared online but not in print) Open to blogs, photojournalism, and other multimedia projects as well as text.
- Opinion & Analysis Journalism (commentary and analysis in any medium)
Winners will be announced in April 2017. Each winner is awarded travel to New York City to receive a $5,000 prize and a certificate designed by New Yorker cartoonist, Edward Sorel, at our ceremony to be held Tuesday May 9, 2017 at the New York Times Center.