Entries are now closed for the National Center on Disability and Journalism 2022 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability

The National Center on Disability and Journalism has closed entries for the 2022 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability, the only national journalism contest devoted exclusively to disability coverage.

For the first time this year, the Gary Corcoran Student Prize for Excellence in Reporting on Disability has been added. It will recognize the best work by college student journalists on topics related to disabilities.

This year’s winners will be announced in the fall.

Visit https://ncdj.org/contest/ncdj-contest-archive/ for past winners.

New York Times Names New Disability Reporting Fellow

Neelam Bohra was named as the New York Times disability reporting fellow in partnership with the National Center on Disability and Journalism. Neelam is immunocompromised and received a kidney transplant in 2019 from an altruistic donor who is also a journalist. She graduated this spring from the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied journalism and government. Read more about her here.