HuffPost Journalists Nominated For Prominent Awards By NABJ, NAHJ

By Lilly Workneh

The Huffington Post has been nominated for three awards by the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

The two organizations, who have teamed up to host the first-ever joint convention that kicks off on Aug. 3, recognized HuffPost among their list of journalists included in this year’s group of finalists for various awards.

Zeba Blay, a HuffPost Voices culture writer whose work is featured heavily in Black Voices, was nominated for best Commentary/Weblog by NABJ for her powerful personal essay published in November titled, “The Psychological Toll Of Racism In The Wake Of Mizzou.” Blay’s essay explored how writing about race as a black journalist affected her as a black woman with a mental illness, especially in the aftermath of the campus racism protests at the University of Missouri.

HuffPost Politics reporters Mariah Stewart, Julia Craven and Ryan Reilly were nominated for best Online Project: News by NABJ for their collaborative piece titled, “The Ferguson Protests Worked.” The detailed article, which included original artwork made by the HuffPost multimedia team, discussed how Black Lives Matter protests ― that erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, against the tragic Read More

Via:: Huffington Post Women