Digital Media Award Winners

2022 Winner

Sacrifice Zones: Mapping Cancer-Causing Industrial Air Pollution

ProPublica, The Texas Tribune, and Mountain State Spotlight

Lylla Younes, Al Shaw, Ava Kofman, Lisa Song, Max Blau, Maya Miller, Kiah Collier, Ken Ward Jr., Alyssa Johnson, Lucas Waldron, Kathleen Flynn

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

Lylla Younes

Al Shaw

Ava Kofman

Lisa Song

Max Blau

Maya Miller

Kiah Collier

Ken Ward Jr.

Alyssa Johnson

Lucas Waldron

Kathleen Flynn

Christina Jewett

Danielle Renwick

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2021 Winner

Lost on the Frontline

Kaiser Health News and The Guardian

Christina Jewett, Danielle Renwick, Alastair Gee and the Lost on the Frontline team

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2020 Winner

Heat and Health in American Cities and Code Red: Baltimore's Climate Divide

National Public Radio, The University of Maryland Howard Center for Investigative Journalism and Capital News Service

Meg Anderson and Sean McMinn

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2019 Winner

The Weight of Numbers: Air Pollution and PM2.5

Undark Magazine

Larry Price, Gayathri Vaidyanathan, Talia Bronshtein, Sohara Mehroze Shachi, Anna Cunningham and Brendan Borrel

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

2018 Winner

The Orphan Drug Machine

Kaiser Health News

Sarah Jane Tribble, Sydney Lupkin, Heidi de Marco, John Hillkirk, Francis Ying, Lydia Zuraw, Diane Webber and Scott Hensley

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2017 Winner

STAT: Coverage of the opioid crisis


David Armstrong, Matthew Orr and Natalia Bronshtein

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2016 Winner

When Silver Is Worth More Than Gold or Platinum


Andrew Sprung

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2015 Winner

Healthcare Triage—Using Evidence to Inform Policy

Healthcare Triage

Aaron Carroll, Mark Olsen, Stan Muller

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