The Fred M. Hechinger Grand Prize
The Education Writers Association is pleased to announce that “Failure Factories,” an investigative series from the Tampa Bay Times, has won the top prize in the National Awards for Education Reporting. This year’s Fred M. Hechinger Grand Prize for Distinguished Education Reporting will go to three writers of the series – Cara Fitzpatrick, Lisa Gartner and Michael LaForgia.
Hannah-Jones of ProPublica Receives the 2014 Fred M. Hechinger Grand Prize for Distinguished Education Reporting
Highest Honor in Education Journalism
APRIL 20, 2015 (CHICAGO)—A ProPublica package of stories about the lingering effects of segregation in American schools by Nikole Hannah-Jones has been awarded the top prize in the Education Writers Association’s 2014 National Awards for Education Reporting.
Recipients of the EWA Fred M. Hechinger Grand Prize for Distinguished Education Reporting.
John Matthews, Washington Star (1972)
William Grant, Detroit Free Press (1973)
James Nolan and Linda Stahl, Louisville Courier-Journal (1974)
Jonathan Neumann, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, Mass. (1975)
James Worsham and Marguerite Del Guidice, Boston Globe (1976)
Lou Antosh, Philadelphia Bulletin (1977)
Stanley Moulton and Laurel Sorenson, Daily Hampshire Gazette (1978)