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The Hillman Prize Previous Honorees

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Yearsort icon Category Honoree Title Publisher/Airer Winner's Page
2002 Newspaper David Olinger Seller Beware The Denver Post
2002 Magazine Katherine Boo After Welfare The New Yorker Go
2002 Broadcast Tia Lessin Behind the Labels: Garment Workers on U.S. Saipan Oxygen Network/ Go
2002 Photography Mia Song Poisoned Children: The Legacy of Lead The Star-Ledger
2001 Book Jack Metzgar Striking Steel Go
2001 Newspaper Ellen Schultz selected articles on pension cuts Wall Street Journal
2001 Magazine Dexter Roberts, Aaron Bernstein, Gail Edmondson and team Workers in Bondage; A Life of Fines and Beating Business Week Go
2001 Broadcast Stacy Abramson and Dave Isay Witness to an Execution NPR's All Things Considered Go
2001 Broadcast Belle Adler and Brad White American Dream, American Nightmare A&E Go
2000 Book Katherine S. Newman No Shame in my Game: The Working Poor in the Inner City Go
2000 Newspaper Maya Bell Why Children Kill The Orlando Sentinel
2000 Magazine Barbara Ehrenreich Nickel-and-Dimed Harper's Magazine Go
2000 Broadcast Brian Lamb For television in the public interest C-SPAN
1998 Book Taylor Branch Pillar of Fire Go
1998 Newspaper Jerry Mitchell The Preacher and the Klansman& other investigative reporting on the KKK The Clarion-Ledger
1998 Magazine Donald Barlett & James Steele What Corporate Welfare Costs You Time Magazine Go
1997 Book Robert Kuttner Everything for Sale Go
1997 Newspaper Jason DeParle Learning Poverty Firsthand& other stories of welfare reform The New York Times
1997 Magazine William Finnegan The Unwanted The New Yorker Go
1997 Broadcast Ed Bradley Town Under Siege Ed Bradley on Assignment, CBS News
1996 Book William Julius Wilson When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor Go
1996 Newspaper Rita Giordano & Alfred Lubrano Passyunk Homes: Welfare The Philadelphia Inquirer
1996 Magazine Charles Bowden While You Were Sleeping Harper's Magazine Go
1996 Broadcast Grace Kahng & Stone Phillips Toy Story Dateline, NBC
1996 Broadcast David Isay, LeAlan Jones, Lloyd Newman Remorse: The 14 Stories of Eric Morse NPR's All Things Considered Go