2018 Hillman Prizes | Hillman Foundation

Hillman Prizes

2018 Hillman Prizes

Since 1950, the Sidney Hillman Foundation has honored journalists who pursue investigative reporting and deep storytelling in service of the common good. The Hillman Prizes strive to recognize discernment of a significant news story, resourcefulness and courage in reporting, skill in relating the story and the impact of the coverage.

2018 George Barrett Award
Counsel to the Fight for Fifteen
2018 Hillman Prize for Book Journalism
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Liveright/W.W. Norton

James Forman, Jr., Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, Farrar, Straus & Giroux

2018 Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism
“The Uncounted”
New York Times Magazine
2018 Hillman Prize for Newspaper Journalism
“Rigged: Forced into debt. Worked past exhaustion. Left with nothing.”

Josh Salman, Dak Le and Michael Braga, “One War. Two Races,” Sarasota Herald Tribune

2018 Hillman Prize for Broadcast Journalism
“The Whistleblower” & “Too Big to Prosecute”
CBS News 60 Minutes and The Washington Post
2018 Hillman Prize for Web Journalism
“From migrants to refugees: the new plight of Central Americans”
Univision News/El Faro

Amy Julia Harris, Shoshana Walter, “All Work. No Pay,” Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting

2018 Hillman Prize for Opinion & Analysis Journalism