Finalists

The Livingston Awards honor the best reporting and storytelling by young journalists.
The 2022 finalists below were chosen from more than 450 entries for work released in 2021.

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Excellence in Local Reporting

Jessica Bakeman
New York Magazine
Sarah Blaskey
Miami Herald
Molly Born
Mountain State Spotlight and The GroundTruth Project
Zoë Carpenter
The Nation
Taylor Eldridge
FRONTLINE in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune
Abby Ellis
FRONTLINE in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune
Rebecca Ellis
Oregon Public Broadcasting
Amelia Ferrell Knisely
Mountain State Spotlight and The GroundTruth Project
Marie J. French
POLITICO
Paighten Harkins
FRONTLINE in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune
Amy Julia Harris
The New York Times
Madison Hopkins
Better Government Association and the Chicago Tribune
Cary Junior II
Detroit Free Press
Mandy McLaren
The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Brittny Mejia
Los Angeles Times
Jessica Miller
FRONTLINE in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune
Muna Mohamed
FRONTLINE in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune
Cecilia Reyes
Better Government Association and the Chicago Tribune
Andrew Seidman
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Sam Stecklow
FRONTLINE in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune
Alex Stuckey
Houston Chronicle
Evey Wilson Wetherbee
Georgia Public Broadcasting

Excellence in National Reporting

Mohamed Al Elew
Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting
Maddy Crowell
The Atavist Magazine
Jose A. Del Real
The Washington Post
Katelyn Ferral
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Maggie Freleng
Futuro Media / PRX
Drew Harwell
The Washington Post
Lauren Leatherby
The New York Times
Julieta Martinelli
Futuro Media / PRX
Laura Morel
Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting
Cecilia Nowell
New York Magazine's The Cut
Rita Omokha
ELLE
Maanvi Singh
Consumer Reports and The Guardian
Roman Stubbs
The Washington Post
Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr.
Gimlet Media
Kaveh Waddell
Consumer Reports and The Guardian

Excellence in International Reporting

Rachael Bale
National Geographic
Max Bearak
The Washington Post
Olivia Carville
Bloomberg Businessweek
Gloria Dickie
Scientific American
May Jeong
New York Magazine
Erika Lantz
Rococo Punch and iHeartRadio
Elin Lantz Lesser
Rococo Punch and iHeartRadio
Júlia Ledur
The Washington Post
Louisa Loveluck
The Washington Post
Dylan Moriarty
The Washington Post
Mustafa Salim
The Washington Post

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