Our Awards

A photo from our May 2011 issue, which was recognized as the best investigative story by any local or regional magazine in the nation.

Marc Fader

A photo from our May 2011 issue, which was recognized as the best investigative story by any local or regional magazine in the nation.

2018 Ippies
–1st place, Best Story About a Community (Abigail Savitch-Lew for “13 Years After Blocking New Development, Staten Island Hopes to Welcome Just Enough of It”)
–3rd place, Best Photograph (Adi Talwar for “NoBackspace: Vision Zero Works When Victim-Blaming Stops and Accountability Starts”)
–3rd place, Best Social Issues Story (David Brand for “NYC’s Cultural Plan Spurs Disabled Artists in Fight for Roles and Respect”)

2018 New York Press Club Journalism Awards
Best Feature-Internet: “NYCHA Crime Witnesses Face Obstacles When They Seek Safety” by Ese Olumhense (produced in partnership with The Investigative Fund)
Best Political Coverage-Internet: “Election 2017” by editor Jarett Murphy, photographer Adi Talwar, then-staff writer Abigail Savitch-Lew and contributors Kizzy Cox, Jonathan Gomez and Elizabeth Michaelson Monaghan.

2018 Silurian Medals
Science/Health: “Death Disparities” by Ruth Ford with Jananki Chadha and photographer Adi Talwar

2017 Ippies
Best Multimedia Package: First Place, “Cleaner Creeks and Bays, But How Will New Yorkers Access the Waters They Own?” by Adi Talwar and Guglielmo Mattioli

2017 Ippies
Best Social Issues Story: Second Place, “Do NYC’s Middle-Class Families Really Need Affordable Housing?” by Abigail Savitch-Lew

2016 Clarion Award
Online Journalism-Special Feature Section: On the Border of Justice

2016 National Headliner Awards (with WNYC)
2nd place, radio: The Cost of Our Water

2016 New York Press Club Award
Continuing coverage

2016 New York Press Club Award
Nellie Bly Cub Reporter Award: Ben Hattem

2016 Society of the Siluruans Award
Environmental reporting: Green Jobs Gone Missing

2016 Ippie Award
Best Social Issues Story: Linden Plaza’s Saga by Abigail Savitch Lew

2016 Ippie Award
Best Photograph: Adi Talwar

2014 Ippie Award
Best Social Issues Story, 1st Place
The Center for Community and Ethnic Media at that CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

2013 Silurian Society Award
Best News Commentary
The Society of Silurians

2013 Ippie Award
Best Story on an Immigrant Community, 3rd Place
Best Story on a Social Issue, 3rd Place
The Center for Community and Ethnic Media at that CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

2012 Education Writers of America
General Coverage, Small Newsroom, Single Topic Category

2012 Brooklyn College Student Journalism Award
In-Depth Reporting
Brooklyn College

2012 Ippie Award
Best In-Depth Investigation of Social Issues/Immigration, 3rd Place
Best Overall Design of a Print Publication, 3rd Place
The Center for Community and Ethnic Media at that CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

2012 Sigma Chi Delta Award
Best Magazine Investigative Reporting (Regional/Local Circulation)
Society of Professional Journalists

2011 PASS Award
Best Magazine Investigation
Best Online Investigation
National Council on Crime and Delinquency

2011-12 John Jay Award
Excellence in Criminal Justice Journalism (Single-Story Category)
John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s Center on Media, Crime and Justice

2011 Deadline Award
Best Article with a Minority Focus
The Deadline Club

2011 Donald Robinson Award for Investigative Journalism
Honorable Mention
American Society of Journalists and Authors

2011 Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism
Honorable Mention
The Journalism Center on Children & Families

2011 Excellence in News Writing Award
3rd Place
National Lesbian & Gay Journalists

2011 Izzy Award for Outstanding Journalism
The Park Center for Independent Media, Ithaca College

2011 Ippies
Best Investigative/In-Depth Story
Best Education Story
The New York Community Media Alliance

National Education Writers Association
2nd Place, Best Investigative Story, Print/Small Market

2010 PASS Awards
Web
Magazine
National Council on Crime and Delinquency

2011 Sigma Chi Delta Award
Best Magazine Investigative Reporting (Regional/Local Circulation)
The Society of Professional Journalists

2009 Special Citation
Education Writers Association

2009 Criminal Justice Journalism Awards
Honorable mention
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

2009 PASS Awards
Magazine
Web
National Council on Crime and Delinquency

2009 Ippies Awards
Best Investigative Or In-Depth News Story, 2nd Place
Best Article on Labor Issues, 2nd Place
The New York Community Media Alliance

2008 Justice and Community Reporting Award
John Jay College

2008 PASS Award
Web
National Council on Crime and Delinquency

2008 Ippie Award
Investigative or In-Depth Article, 2nd Place
Labor Issues, 1st Place
Labor Issues, 2nd Place
Feature, 3rd Place
Editorial, 3rd Place
New York Community Media Alliance

2007 Front Page Award
For Internet: Commentary
Newswomen’s Club of New York

2007 PASS Award
Magazine
National Council on Crime and Delinquency

2007 Ippies
Best Investigative or In-Depth Story, 1st Place
Best Investigative of In-Depth Story, 2nd Place
Best Editorial, 1st Place
New York Community Media Alliance

2007 James W. Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism
Hunter College

2007 PASS Award, web
National Council on Crime and Delinquency

2005 The James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism
Hunter College

2003 Ethnic and Community Press Awards
Best News Story – Division C

1994 Environmental Quality Award
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

1992 Media Award
New York City Audobon Society)

1990 Award for Best Investigative Report
Lisa Glazer and Doug Turetsky
National Association of Real Estate Editors

1989 First Prize
To Lisa Glazer for “The Powers to Be”
Citizens Housing and Planning Council journalism award

1990 Special Housing Award
Lisa Glazer
Sidney Hillman Foundation