Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting

The National Press Foundation has established a  journalism award to honor excellence in mental health reporting. The award, which carries a $10,000 prize, is called the Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting, in memory of the Potomac, Maryland philanthropist and activist. Mattingly’s family decided to establish the award in the aftermath of her tragic death in 2014.

The award is open to any U.S.-based journalist at a U.S.-based new organization, including print, broadcast and online journalists. The award recognizes exemplary journalism that illuminates and advances the understanding of mental health issues and treatments for the illness.

Application deadline is Friday, March 10, 2017. Please email jenny@nationalpress.org with any questions.

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