Hillman Foundation | Journalism for the Common Good

2020 Canadian Hillman Prize Winners

  • 2020 Canadian Hillman Prize Winner
    Change Intolerance (Parts 1 and 2)

    “For me, this is reporting from the trenches, this is being a war correspondent,” says Garth Mullins, Executive Producer of Crackdown podcast.

  • 2020 Honourable Mention
    Les Accents

    “You have to really go out of your way to stay a French language speaker in Ontario,” says Gisèle Quenneville, Senior Producer of ONfr_TFO.

  • Hillman Canada Prize for Democracy and Social Justice
    BC Civil Liberties Asscocation

    “We remain committed as ever to expanding and protecting civil liberties and human rights in Canada,” says Harsha Walia, Executive Director of BCCLA.

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.

Hillman Prizes

United States

2019 Hillman Prize winners

Call for entries is now closed. Deadline was Jan 30.

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New & Notable

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

The 2020 Canadian Hillman Prize celebration has been POSTPONED. See winners here

The 2020 U.S Hillman Prizes celebration will be on Monday May 4th in NYC. Winners will be announced in late April.

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