Awards & Recognition

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting has won many regional and national awards since its founding in 2009.

NOTABLE AWARDS

  • 2016 Freedom of Information Award, New England First Ammendment Coalition
  • 2015 “Publick Occurrences” award, New England Newspaper and Press Association
  • 2014 First Place award for healthcare journalism, Society of American Business Editors and Writers
  • 2014 First Place award for investigative reporting, small media outlets; Excellence in Health Care Journalism, Association of Health Care Journalists
  • 2014 “Publick Occurrences” award, New England Newspaper and Press Association
  • 2014 Clarion Award, Association for Women in Communications
  • David S. Barr Social Justice Award
  • 1st place in Regional Investigative Reporting from the National Federation of Press Women
  • 3rd Place in Web Journalism from National Federation of Press Women
  • Finalists for the 2011 Livingston Award for Young Journalists
  • National Council on Problem Gambling’s Reporting Award

LATEST AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Eye reporter awarded for reporting on child abuse and neglect deaths

Eye reporter Jenifer McKim on Thursday, Oct. 6, was honored with a 2016 Publick Occurrences Award for Outstanding Journalism for her series ‘Out of...

NECIR wins INNovation Fund grant for audience engagement

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting has won $35,000 from the Institute for Nonprofit News (INN) to host a series of events to provide citizens with the tools to understand and investigate earmarked funds within the Massachusetts state budget.

Jenifer McKim awarded for protecting, advancing 1st amendment

NECIR Senior Reporter Jenifer McKim has won the 2016 Freedom of Information Award from the New England First Amendment Coalition for her series ‘Out of the shadows: Shining light on state failure to learn from rising child abuse and neglect deaths.’

NECIR wins $35,000 grant for watchdog reporting on genetic industry

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) will expand the depth and breadth of its reporting on genetics with the help of a...
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ACLU Pennsylvania honors NECIR reporter Isaiah Thompson

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting is proud to share the news that reporter Isaiah Thompson has received a 2015 Civil Libertarian Award from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Pennsylvania.

NECIR wins Publick Occurrences awards for medical and debt investigations

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting has won highest honors from the New England Newspaper & Press Association for stories on faulty prenatal testing and homeowner debt. The 2015 awards, to be presented Oct. 8, will go to the Center’s science reporter, Beth Daley, and Jenifer McKim, who covers social justice issues.

NECIR reporter wins Gerald Loeb Award

Congratulations to NECIR senior investigative reporter and senior trainer Brooke Williams, who won a 2015 Gerald Loeb Award alongside Eric Lipton, Ben Protess and Nicholas Confessore for their New York Times investigation “Lobbying in America.” Their report and database revealed the way foreign governments contribute to influential think tanks here in the United States. The Gerald Loeb award is one of journalism’s highest honors, and Brooke and her co-reporters took home the prize for Best Beat Reporting.

NECIR wins best in business award from the Society of American Business Editors and...

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting took home a prize in the competitive health-care category from the Society of American Business Writers and Editors, the Society announced at their spring conference in Chicago on April 25.

NECIR reporter Beth Daley wins investigative award from Association of Health Care Journalists

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting won a first place nod for investigative reporting in the Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism from the national Association of Health Care Journalists, Executive Director Joe Bergantino announced March 19.

NECIR reporter awarded $15,000 to investigate genetic tests

NECIR reporter Beth Daley’s examination into examinations of unregulated medical tests – for everything from cancer to Lyme disease to prenatal genetic defects –...