Excellence In Media Reporting On Education Research Award
Excellence In Media Reporting On Education Research Award

2017 Recipient

Emily Hanford
APM Reports, American Public Media

Dr. Emily Hanford has a distinguished career in public radio, translating educational research
and policy for a general audience, including practitioners. She has received numerous national
journalism awards. She is the senior education correspondent for APM Reports of American
Public Media, producing radio and web-based documentaries for public radio stations across
the country and overseas. She demonstrates a unique gift for presenting educational research on
topics addressing equity and opportunity in ways that tell compelling personal stories, making
data meaningful. She demonstrates a compelling skill in analyzing data, placing the research in its
historical and current contexts, and choosing topics with important policy implications. For the
breadth of important research topics she has addressed and her creative abilities in translating
research for a general audience and practitioners, the AERA Media Awards Committee recognizes
Dr. Hanford.

The Excellence in Media Reporting on Education Research Award is presented to an individual in the media who has demonstrated excellence in raising awareness, knowledge, and understanding of education research.

Past Recipients

2016 - John Merrow

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