Excellence In Media Reporting On Education Research Award

2019 Recipient

Jill Barshay
The Hechinger Report

Jill Barshay is a staff writer and contributing editor at the Hechinger Report. Her body of work, including her weekly “Proof Points” column about education research and data, exemplifies the goal of this award to promote the value of education research to society. Ms. Barshay previously was the New York bureau chief for Marketplace, and has also written for Congressional Quarterly, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Financial Times, and has appeared on CNN and ABC News. She was a 2016-17 Spencer Fellow in Education Journalism.

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
2018 - Matt Barnum
2017 - Emily Hanford
2016 - John Merrow