Date and Time:Monday, Nov. 14, 6 - 7 p.m.
Cronkite School, First Amendment Forum, second floor, 555 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004. You can also attend via Zoom.
Join us as we celebrate the winners of the 2022 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability and the 2022 Gary Corcoran Student Prize for Excellence in Reporting on Disability.
Winners from Large Media Category:
First Place: Heidi Blake and Katie J.M. Baker, “Beyond Britney: Abuse, Exploitation, and Death Inside America’s Guardianship Industry,” BuzzFeed News
Second Place: Sonja Sharp, “Disabled moms face healthcare snubs,” Los Angeles Times
Third Place: Joseph Shapiro, “Air Travel Still a Nightmare for People with Disabilities,” NPR
Winners from Small Media Category:
First Place: Karim Merhej, Kareem Chehayeb and Christina Cavalcanti, “And What Would You Like Me to Do About It: How the Lebanese Government Disabled Hundreds of People — And Left Them to Pay for Its Crime,” The Public Source
Second Place: Maria Delaney, “LIFT OUT” series, Noteworthy
Third Place: Jennifer Szweda Jordan, “A Valid Podcast,” Season 3, All-Abilities Media
Winners from the Student Category:
First Place: Michael Garcia, “The Wilderness Pill,” Upstate Unearthed
Second Place: Christopher Hippensteel, “PA justice system fails autistic people,” PublicSource
Third Place: Emily Schmidt, “Fading Inside,” Cronkite News/Arizona