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Hillman Prizes

Since 1950, the Sidney Hillman Foundation has honored journalists who pursue investigative reporting and deep storytelling in service of the common good. Sidney Hillman was the founding president of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union of America, a predecessor union of Workers United, SEIU. Sidney Hillman, an architect of the New Deal, fought to build a vibrant union movement extending beyond the shop floor to all aspects of workers’ lives.


2012 Hillman Prize Winners

2012 Hillman Prize for Book Journalism

 

Verso

 

 

2012 Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism

 
 
 
 

 

 2012 Hillman Prize for Newspaper Journalism

Newspaper Journalism

 

"The Atlanta Schools Cheating Scandal"
The Atlanta Journal Constitution
 
Honorable Mention
Danny Hakim and Russell Buettner
"Abused and Used: At State Run Homes, Abuse and Impunity"
The New York Times

 

2012 Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism

 

The New Yorker

 

 

2012 Hillman Prize for Photojournalism


 

Los Angeles Times
 
 
Honorable Mention
Lara Solt
"Unending Battle"
The Dallas Morning News

 

2012 Hillman Prize for Broadcast Journalism

 

Yoav Potash

"Crime After Crime"
The Oprah Winfrey Network
 
Honorable Mention
Anderson Cooper
"Sissy Boy Experiments"
CNN

 
 

2012 Hillman Prize in Web Journalism

Blog Journalism

 
Colorlines.com
 
 
 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

Judges

Rose Marie Arce
Senior Producer, CNN
Hendrik Hertzberg
Senior Editor, The New Yorker    
Susan Meiselas
Photographer, Author,
Magnum Photos
Harold Meyerson
Editor at Large,
The American Prospect
Katrina vanden Heuvel
Editor and Publisher, The Nation