With “enterprise and persistence,” The Charlotte Observer and Raleigh News and Observer uncovered the wide-ranging impact of an underregulated poultry industry.
The Victor K. McElheny Award is Now Accepting Submissions
The award, now in its fifth year, will honor one outstanding work of local or regional science journalism with a $10,000 prize.
Palm Beach Post—ProPublica Investigation Wins McElheny Award for Local Science Reporting
“Black Snow” examined the risks that the controversial practice of sugar cane burning poses to residents in Florida’s Glades region.
‘Timber Wars’ Podcast Wins 2021 McElheny Award
Entries from The Boston Globe, Detroit Free Press, The Arizona Republic, and Boston’s WBUR also earned recognition.
2021 McElheny Award Now Accepting Submissions
The award will recognize one outstanding work of local or regional science journalism with a $5,000 prize.
Wildfire Series Wins Knight Science Journalism’s McElheny Award
Judges lauded “Ahead of the Fire” for its rigorous reporting, compelling storytelling, and inventive data journalism. “They pushed the envelope,” said one panel member. “It took what was not only an Arizona issue and a California issue and explained why it was relevant to everyone in the country.”