Winners of the George Polk Awards in Journalism

Winners of the 2021 George Polk Award in Journalism:

Long Island University has announced the winners of the George Polk Awards in Journalism, honoring journalists in 15 categories for their reporting in 2021.

Award winners span a wide range of revelatory news coverage including the plot behind a Haitian assassination, the impact of a Madagascar climate disaster, the depth of American political upheaval, the consequences of corporate subterfuge, the victimization of brain-damaged children and factory workers in Florida, and the exploitation of migrants here and abroad. They were selected from a record total of 610 submissions of work that appeared in print, online, on television or radio and were nominated by news organizations, individuals or a national panel of advisors.