Their work prompted reforms and prosecutions — and the release of more than 2,000 people who had been held captive in horrific circumstances.
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The Selden Ring Award underscores the critical importance of investigative journalism in today's society. The $35,000 prize recognizes published investigative reporting that has brought results. Full-time or freelance reporters working for a general circulation, United States newspaper, wire service, magazine or online publication are eligible for the $35,000 award. Editors, publishers, educators, journalism organizations, and others may make nominations.
Applications are due January 20, 2017
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Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting
Miami Herald reporters Carol Marbin Miller and Audra D.S. Burch have won USC Annenberg’s 2015 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting for their examination of six years of child deaths in Florida.
A team of reporters from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has been awarded USC Annenberg’s 2014 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting.