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Sally Kalson Courage in Journalism Fund Award Nomination

The Sally Kalson Courage in Journalism Fund award will be for a piece of work or series of works published in 2019, either from print, broadcast or social media, produced by a writer living in, working in and/or writing about issues relevant to the Western Pennsylvania 10-county area. The counties are: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington and Westmoreland. The work(s) will embody the characteristics of Sally Kalson’s body of work – fearlessness, fortitude and excellence in taking on issues of our time.

  • The award is open to journalists from broadcast, print, or online news operations.

  • The subject of the story or series of stories must be in and/or impact Pennsylvania.

  • A piece or series of pieces that aim to achieve justice in any field.

  • Work that adheres to journalistic principles. For example, a piece that goes through some type of fact-checking and/or editing process.

  • An individual can either self-nominate or be nominated by a colleague, supervisor, or someone else in the field of journalism.

  • The nominator must fill out a form that answers questions articulating why this story or series of stories deserves consideration and demonstrates the work’s impact.

  • Why this story? Summarize the piece’s impact.

Deadline to nominate: Feb. 22, 2020.
 

Please fill out and submit the nomination form below. If you have any questions, please contact Taren Lumley at 412-394-2622 or lumleyt [at] pghfdn.org.


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