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Jenifer McKim, NF ’08, Contributed to Murrow Award-Winning Series

September 12, 2014

Jenifer McKim, assistant managing editor at the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, collaborated with Philip W.D. Martin, NF ’98, on the Edward R. Murrow Award-winning series “Underground Trade.” McKim’s work focused on the demand side of human trafficking in … Read more

Gaiutra Bahadur, NF ’08, Wins Award for Book

September 12, 2014

Gaiutra Bahadur’s first book, “Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture,” received the 2014 Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Prize, awarded by the Caribbean Studies Association to the best book about the Caribbean published in the previous three years. Read more

James Scott, NF ’07, Publishes Book on Submarine Warfare

September 12, 2014

James Scott’s book “The War Below: The Story of Three American Submarines That Battled Japan” was published in May by Simon & Schuster. It chronicles the experiences of the men on the submarines tasked with devastating the Japanese merchant fleet … Read more

Mary C. Curtis, NF ’06, Recognized for Columns

September 12, 2014

Mary C. Curtis received a first-place award in the National Society of Newspaper Columnists contest for three columns in The Washington Post. The pieces focused on gay NBA player Jason Collins, Trayvon Martin, and Strom Thurmond’s black daughter. Read more

Louise Kiernan, NF ’05, Named Editor of Nieman Storyboard

September 12, 2014

Louise Kiernan is now the editor of Nieman Storyboard, which showcases exceptional narrative and explores the future of nonfiction storytelling. Kiernan, who was part of the Chicago Tribune team that won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting, is … Read more

Giannina Segnini, NF ’02, Wins Maria Moors Cabot Prize

September 12, 2014

Giannina Segnini received a Maria Moors Cabot Prize, which recognizes journalists for their contribution to inter-American understanding. She was editor of the investigative unit at La Nación in Costa Rica until February, and is now the James Madison Visiting Assistant … Read more

Ken Armstrong, NF ’01, Joins Marshall Project

September 12, 2014

Ken Armstrong has joined The Marshall Project, a non-profit journalism organization covering criminal justice. He joins Tim Golden, NF ‘96, who is managing editor for investigations and news. Armstrong previously spent 11 years as an investigative reporter for The Seattle … Read more