NPF Newsletter

Thursday, January 18, 2018NPF logo

Mental Health and Energy Reporting Awards Open

Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting

Thomas L. Stokes Award for Best Energy Writing

Each year, the National Press Foundation presents the Thomas L. Stokes Award, with a $2,000 cash prize, to a U.S.-based journalist for the best writing on the subject of energy, natural resources or the environment. This award is open to all media; the journalism may be reporting, analysis or commentary. All details and the application can be found here.

1stAmendFirst Amendment 101

Live Webinar: Wednesday, January 31, Noon EST


We’re taking you back to the basics about our venerable First Amendment, from James Madison’s role to court rulings that shaped its meaning to its critical significance to journalism today.

Stephen Wermiel, professor, American University Washington College of Law
Lata Nott, executive director, Newseum Institute’s First Amendment Center


Covering the Opioids Crisis

Free one-day program in Washington, D.C.
Friday, Feb. 23
Open to all journalists. Register here.

Expert speakers will provide the latest research and projections on the use of opioids, other drugs and alcohol; evidence of federal, state and local models that work; insight on systemic changes in prevention and treatment; and information on the impact and stigma on children and families. A download session will conclude the training.

Support for this program provided by a grant from the Trust for America’s Health.


Fellows Chosen for March Training on Aging U.S. Workforce

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Standing with the First Amendment

At the National Press Foundation Awards Dinner, NPF recognizes some of the best journalists in the nation. This year’s award winners include Clarence Page, Bret Baier, Nicole Carroll and Kevin Kallaugher, as well as reporters from The Washington Post, The Post and Courier (Charleston, S.C.), and The Wall Street Journal.

The dinner is a great networking opportunity, bringing together 950 journalists, communications professionals, policymakers and corporate executives. By attending, you show your support for the National Press Foundation and journalism, and provide training for journalists around the globe.

Sponsorship information can be found here.

Buy your table or tickets here.

Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship Alumni Contact


NPF News & Fellows

The AP-NORC Center, with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, offers a journalism fellowship on the economics of aging and work. Information about the fellowship is available here.

When it comes to treating obesity, is fitness more important than fatness? | Melissa Healy | Los Angeles Times | Obesity 2016

California’s climate fight gets harder soon, and the big culprit is cars  | Julie Cart | CALmatters | Environment 2017

State of Health Care: Political uncertainty, health-tech and battles over patients | David Robinson | Poughkeepsie Journal | Opioids 2016