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Prize winner Rebecca Nagle is a 2021 WMC Exceptional Journalism Award Honoree
Women’s Media Canter  December 16, 2021

Prize winner Jaeah Lee’s “He stole a rug and a car. Why did he spend 25 years bouncing between prison and parole?”
The Economist  November 29, 2021

Prize winner Jaeah Lee’s “Why Was Vicha Ratanapakdee Killed?”
The New York Times Magazine  August 17, 2021

Prize winner Valeria Fernández’s “For pregnant women, getting the COVID-19 jab is a challenging choice”
The World  May 12, 2021

Prize Recipient David Dennis, Jr. Named to the 2021 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards Shortlist
Columbia Journalism School  February 25, 2021

2 Journalists Win Prizes for Work on Underrepresented People
AP News  February 5, 2021

A Morehouse Professor Has Been Awarded One Of The Largest Prizes In Journalism
HBCU Buzz  February17, 2021

Celebrating Blackness: David Dennis Jr. Wins 2021 American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Mississippi Free Press  February10, 2021

2 Journalists Win Prizes for Work on Underrepresented People
ABC News  February 5, 2021

David Dennis Jr. ’08 Wins 2021 American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Davidson College  February 5, 2021

Two Freelance Journalists Awarded $100,000 Each for Elevating Stories of Black Americans, Immigrant Families
Official Press Release  February 5, 2021

Prize Recipient Jaeah Lee’s “The Courts Beat”
Columbia Journalism Review  February 2, 2021

Prize Winner Valeria Fernández’s “Trans women in Ice custody already suffered sexual harassment and abuse. Then came Covid-19”
The Guardian  November 17, 2020

Prize Winner Valeria Fernández’s “How the Asylum Process Became Another Carceral Matrix”
70 Million  October 4, 2020

Prize Winner Valeria Fernández’s “A diabetic immigrant in Ice custody sued for her release. Instead, she got Covid-19.”
The Guardian  June 16, 2020

Prize Winner Rebecca Nagle’s “Trump Will Stand Atop a Land of Tragedies”
The Atlantic  June 19, 2020

Prize Winner Valeria Fernández’s “A Moment On The Farm”
Latino USA  May 29, 2020

Prize Winner Rebecca Nagle’s “Oklahoma’s Suspect Argument in Front of the Supreme Court”
The Atlantic  May 8, 2020

Prize Winner Rebecca Nagle’s “The US Has Neglected Indian Country for Years. Now Comes a Pandemic”
VICE  March 27, 2020

Cherokee journalist wins $100,000 prize
Tulsa World  February 5, 2020

Top journalist focuses on sovereignty, ICWA
Tahlequah Daily Press  March 3, 2020

A Prize That Boosts Freelance Journalists
The Chronicle of Philanthropy  March 3, 2020

PAPER TRAILS: Journalist from state takes prize
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette  February 9, 2020

Cherokee author awarded $100,000 for journalism excellence
Indian Country Today  February 6, 2020

Two Freelance Journalists Awarded $100,000 for Reporting on Overlooked Communities in the U.S.
Official Press Release  February 5, 2020

Prize Winner Valeria Fernández’s “She raised her niece like a daughter. Then the US government separated them at the border.”
The Guardian  October 25, 2019

Prize Winner Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah talks to NPR on the legacy of Toni Morrison
NPR  August 7, 2019

Prize Winner Valeria Fernández’s “The Young Hands That Feed Us”
Pacific Standard  July 9, 2019

Alumna Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah ’11 Receives American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Columbia University School of the Arts  February 13, 2019

Big journalism winners
Poynter  February 5, 2019

Reporter on Missoula refugee family, Arlee Warrior movement nets $100,000 prize
Missoulian February 5, 2019

SF writer wins $100,000 American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Albuquerque Journal  February 5, 2019

A Journalism Golden Age? Not Just Yet: Behind a Funder’s Critical Support for Freelancers
Inside Philanthropy  February 22, 2018

2018 Annual Conference Featuring the American Mosaic Journalism Prize Winners
Northern California Grantmakers  January 25, 2018

Valeria Fernández y Jaeah Lee, Premio periodístico Mosaico Estadunidense (Spanish)
Radio Bilingüe  January 24, 2018

Local journalist wins the first American Mosaic Journalism Prize (Video)
Arizona PBS  January 24, 2018

Freelance Writers Win New $100,000 Journalism Prize
New York Times  January 24, 2018

New Journalism Competition Awards $100,000 Each to its First Two Winners
The Chronicle of Philanthropy  January 24, 2018

Radio Bilingüe interview with Valeria Fernandez (Audio; Spanish)
Radio Bilingüe January 25, 2018

Two Freelance Writers Win New Journalism Prize in California
Washington Post  January 24, 2018

Prize Winner Michelle García’s book “Anima Sola” published by Viking Books
December 2, 2021

Prize Winner Michelle García’s “U.S. Border Authorities Failed to Prepare for Influx of Haitian Migrants Despite Weeks of Warnings”
The Intercept  October 1, 2021

Prize Winner David Dennis’ “After 21 years in prison, former No Limit rapper Mac Phipps is figuring out what it means to be free”
The Undefeated  August 12, 2021

Prize Winner Abe Streep’s “How Violent Cops Stay in Law Enforcement”
The New Yorker  May 21, 2021

Morehouse Visiting Professor of Journalism and Leadership Studies awarded $100,000 American Mosaic Journalism Prize
The Atlanta Voice  February 17, 2021

2 Journalists Win Prizes for Work on Underrepresented People
The Washington Post  February 5, 2021

South Texas native Michelle Garcia won 2021 American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Alice Echo-News Journal  February 5, 2021

2 Journalists Win Prizes for Work on Underrepresented People
Miami Herald  February 5, 2021

2 Each Get $100K for Writing on Underrepresented
Journal-isms / Richard Prince  February 5, 2021

Morehouse Visiting Professor of Journalism David Dennis, Jr. Awarded the $100,000 American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Inside / Morehouse College  February 5, 2021

2 Journalists Win Prizes for Work on Underrepresented People
US News  February 5, 2021

Prize Winner Valeria Fernández selected as 2021 Nieman Visiting Fellow
Nieman Foundation  December 1, 2020

Prize Winner Abe Streep’s “Bullock, Daines, and a purple state’s growing pains”
Montana Free Press  October 27, 2020

Prize Winner Rebecca Nagle on What A Supreme Court Ruling Means For Native Americans And Oklahoma
NPR’s All Things Considered  July 9, 2020

Prize Winner Abe Streep’s “An American Jobs Crisis with Few Reporters to Cover It”
New York Times  May 27, 2020

Prize Winner Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah Lands Two-Volume Book Deal with Random House
Publishers Weekly  May 22, 2020

Prize Winner Rebecca Nagle’s “Native Americans being left out of US coronavirus data and labelled as ‘other’”
The Guardian  April 24, 2020

Awards—Rebecca Nagle and Darcy Courteau
Women Rule, Politico  February 7, 2020

Ozarks Native Receives Prize for Work Documenting Marginalized Communities (audio)
KUAF—NPR  February 6, 2020

“Humanize the World.” Cultivating Empathy is a Key Goal for This Journalism Funder
Inside Philanthropy  February 27, 2020

Tahlequah freelancer wins journalism prize
Tahlequah Daily Press  February 6, 2020

Cherokee journalist Rebecca Nagle wins prize for work on Indian law case
Indianz.com  February 6, 2020

Rebecca Nagle and the Podcast ‘This Land’
Daily Yonder  February 5, 2020

Freelancers, a Cherokee and an Ozarker, win $100,000 for journalism about Native Americans and a migrant’s journey
The Rural Blog  February 5, 2020

Freelance journalists Rebecca Nagle and Darcy Courteau are the recipients of the 2020 American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Journal-isms: The news column on diversity issues in the news media  February 9, 2020

Cherokee journalist brings Native issues to national stage
Cherokee Phoenix  February 25, 2020

Prize Winner Jaeah Lee awarded 2018-19 Debra E. Bernhardt Labor Journalism Prize
Labor Arts  October 16, 2019

Going to the 2018 Mayborn Conference? Don’t miss these highlights
Dallas News  July 11, 2018

Alumnus Streep wins $100,000 Journalism Prize
The Middlebury Campus  March 7, 2019

Freelance Journalists Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah and Abe Streep Named 2019 Recipients of the American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Official Press Release  February 5, 2019

NewsHour: Segment on American Mosaic Journalism Prize Winners (Video)
PBS NewsHour  February 5, 2019

FIRST IN MORNING MEDIA: Freelance journalists Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah and Abe Streep have won the American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Politico  February 5, 2019

Freelance Journalists Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah and Abe Streep Named 2019 Recipients of the American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Associated Press  February 5, 2019

NYU Alumna Wins $100,000 Journalism Prize
Washington Square News  February 1, 2018

Meet the Inaugural Recipients of the American Mosaic Journalism Prize
The Beat  January 25, 2018

There’s a new award for freelancers (and it comes with $100,000)
Poynter  January 24, 2018

Valeria Fernández wins inaugural American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Arizona State University  January 24, 2018

New Times Contributor Valeria Fernández Wins $100,000 Journalism Prize
Phoenix New Times  January 24, 2018

Univision interview with Valeria Fernández (Video; Spanish)
Noticias Arizona  January 25, 2018

Freelance Journalists Jaeah Lee and Valeria Fernández Each Receive $100,000 Inaugural American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Official Press Release  January 24, 2018