Our reporters, editors, and producers are repeatedly honored for their impactful reporting. See highlights from October 2017 below:

FUSION Honored With Asian Media Awards in Best Journalist, Best Investigation Categories

The Asian Media Awards were established in 2013 to recognize the very best talent working in the Asian and mainstream media. FUSION Correspondent Nelufar Hedayat was honored with the Journalist of the Year Award.

Nelufar has been covering a range of stories for the network and reported the investigative docu-series “The Traffickers,” which was also recognized with the award for Best Investigation. Other organizations nominated in the Best Investigation category included ITV, BBC, and Channel 4.

Crossing the globe from Asia to Africa, the Americas and Europe, host Nelufar Hedayat went under the radar and just out of sight in 21 countries to track down thriving black marketplaces to report “The Traffickers.” The series put a spotlight on a world of profit-driven dealers, compliant middlemen, bribe-taking officials, poachers and smugglers who move enormous amounts of money.


Gizmodo Wins SPJ Award for Best Scoop of 2017

The Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter recognized Gizmodo with a 2017 Excellence in Journalism Award.

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Gizmodo reporters Kate Conger and Dell Cameron won the Best Scoop award for their report “GOP Data Firm Accidentally Leaks Personal Details of Nearly 200 Million American Voters.”


Splinter Wins North American Digital Media Award

Splinter was recognized for its ‘The Fight at Standing Rock’ by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). The editorial team was recognized with the North American Digital Media Award in the Best in Social Media Engagement category.

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Splinter and The Root Win New York Association of Black Journalists Awards

The New York Association of Black Journalists (NYABJ) recently announced the winners of the NYABJ Awards with reporting by the teams at Splinter and The Root recognized.

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Splinter was recognized in the Online Media - General News category for the report “She went to a historically black college. So did he. Their sexual assault case was a disaster” by Collier Meyerson.

The Root’s Associate Editor Kirsten West Savali takes home an award in the Online Media - General Feature category for her story “Sandbranch, Texas: A Small Community Denied Water for Over 30 Years Fights Back.”


Splinter & The Root Named 2017 EPPY Award Finalists by Editor & Publisher, Splinter Wins In 2 Categories

After several weeks of in-depth and thorough judging the 2017 EPPY Award finalists were announced by Editor & Publisher with reporting from both Splinter and The Root named finalists. Winners will be announced on October 25.

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Splinter’s feature “It Was Never Going to Be a Normal Protest. They Came Ready to Fight” is a finalist in the Best News or Event Feature category. “The Fight at Standing Rock on Facebook” coverage from Splinter is a finalists in the Best Use of Social Media/Crowd Sourcing category. Splinter’s coverage from Charlottesville was also named a finalist in the Best Photojournalism category.

The report “The LA Riots: Then and Now” from The Root was named a finalist in the Best Investigative/Enterprise Video category.

Full list of finalists available here.

UPDATE: Splinter won in the Social Media/Crowd Sourcing and Best Photojournalism categories!!!!