Hillman Foundation | Journalism for the Common Good

2020 Hillman Prize Winners

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Abigail Dollins / Argus Leader
John Deranamie, a Smithfield Foods employee, in the room he self-quarantined in after testing positive for COVID-19. "I was forced to go to work," he said. "Even though I knew it was a dangerous situation at work, I still had to go to work because I have to support my family."
May 13, 2020

About the Foundation

The Sidney Hillman Foundation honors excellence in journalism in service of the common good.

Our awards and programs honor the legacy and vision of union pioneer and New Deal architect Sidney Hillman.

New & Notable

The 2020 U.S Hillman Prize winners are announced! Watch our online presentation.

Hillman announces new grants for reporting on the U.S workplace. More here.

Hillman announces launch of ‘Reporting the U.S Workpace’ at the Newmark J-school in NYC. The program is scheduled for Jan. 9-10, 2020. The program pays all expenses including transportation, hotel and food.  More info. *Please note the program is FULL.*. We plan to run the program again in 2021.

Hillman judge Katrina vanden Heuvel on the urgent necesssity of public-interest journalism in The Washington Post