Journalists or organizations that published investigative work in 2022 “in service of the common good” and leading to public policy change are eligible for the $5,000 award. The winner will receive a certificate at a March 30 ceremony in Toronto and be invited to attend the U.S. awards reception in New York City.
Past winners include Nicholas Hune-Brown, who won the 2022 prize for The Shadowy Business of International Education, published by The Walrus, The Globe and Mail’s Grant Robertson for the investigation ‘We are not prepared’: The flaws inside Public Health that hurt Canada’s readiness for COVID-19 and Garth Mullins, Sam Fenn, Lisa Hale, Alexander B. Kim, Ryan McNeil, Laura Shaver and Chereece Keewatin who won the 2020 award for Crackdown episodes Change Intolerance (Parts 1 and 2).
There is no entry fee.
Visit the Sidney Hillman Foundation website for more information about how to apply by Jan. 15, 2023.