February 7, 2020

Cherokee journalist awarded $100,000 for reporting on overlooked communities


LOS ALTOS, Calif. – The Heising-Simons Foundation announced Feb. 5 that freelance Cherokee journalist Rebecca Nagle is one of two recipients of the 2020 American Mosaic Journalism Prize, which includes an unrestricted cash prize of $100,000. This is one of the largest dollar amounts given for a journalism award in the United States.
Nagle’s journalism includes the Crooked Media podcast, “This Land,” which explores Native American rights. The prize is awarded for excellence in long-form, na