Recognitions


Congratulations to our past SJNN Fellows for the following recognitions of their work produced through the Social Justice News Nexus Fellowship:

Sigma Delta Chi Awards 2015
Adriana Cardona-Maguigad, Ira Glass, Cate Cahan, Kari Lydersen, Bill Healy and Nancy Updike, “Puerto Rico to Chicago Drug Treatment Pipeline” (April 20, 2015), Social Justice News Nexus

 

Lisagors Awards 2016
Best Feature Story or Series 

Adrianna Cardona-Maguigad, “Puerto Rico Exports Its Drug Users to Chicago” (April 2015), Hoy Newspaper, The Gate Newspaper, Chicago Public Media and Social Justice News Nexus

Best In-Depth News Story of Series (Broadcast/Radio)
Adriana Cardona-Maguigad, “Puerto Rico Exports Its Drug Users to Chicago, 544: Not It!” (April 2015), Chicago Public Media, Social Justice News Nexus, NPR’s This American Life

Best Feature Reporting (Broadcast/Radio)
Adriana Cardona-Maguigad, “Puerto Rico Exports Its Drug Users to Chicago, 544: Not It!” (April 2015), Chicago Public Media, Social Justice News Nexus, NPR’s This American Life

Best In-Depth Reporting in a General-Interest Publication (Non-Daily) FINALIST
Adrienne Hurst, “Black, Autistic and Killed by Police” (December 17, 2015), Chicago Reader

 

Urban Health Journalism Prize
New York Academy of Medicine FINALIST

Deborah L. Shelton, “Guilty of Mental Illness” (April 27, 2015), Chicago Reporter