Judges

Adam Ganucheau

Editor in Chief, Mississippi Today
Regional Judge

Adam Ganucheau is the editor-in-chief of Mississippi Today, Mississippi's largest newsroom. He was the lead editor of the 2023 Livingston Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation "The Backchannel," exposing high-profile players' roles in the state's welfare scandal. He previously worked as a staff reporter for Mississippi Today, AL.com, The Birmingham News, and the Clarion Ledger. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Ganucheau earned his bachelor's in journalism from the University of Mississippi.