SEAL Journalism Winners

Our environmental journalism award winners represent the best of their critical field.

 

Journalists from the following leading media organizations were selected via highly competitive evaluation processes.

TONY BRISCOE

The Los Angeles Times – 2023 Winner

LOIS FARROW PARSHLEY

Freelance – 2023 Winner

ANTON DELGADO

The Southeast Asia Globe – 2023 Winner

EMILY PONTECORVO

Heatmap News – 2023 Winner

DARRYL FEARS

The Washington Post – 2023 Winner

MAXWELL RADWIN

Mongabay – 2023 Winner

RACHEL FRAZIN

The Hill – 2023 Winner

SAQIB RAHIM

Freelance – 2023 Winner

JOYDEEP GUPTA

The Third Pole – 2023 Winner

SABRINA SHANKMAN

The Boston Globe – 2023 Winner

HANS NICHOLAS JONG

Mongabay – 2023 Winner

KATE YODER

Grist – 2023 Winner

AINSLIE CRUICKSHANK

The Narwhal – 2022 Winner

BASTEN GOKKON

Mongabay – 2022 Winner

DANA NUCCITELLI

Yale Climate Connections – 2022 Winner

EMILY HOLDEN

Floodlight – 2022 Winner

JOHN MCCRACKEN

Grist, Sierra Magazine – 2022 Winner

KARLA MENDES

Mongabay – 2022 Winner

MARK OLALDE

ProPublica – 2022 Winner

MOLLY TAFT

Earther (Gizmodo) – 2022 Winner

NAVEENA SADASIVAM

Grist – 2022 Winner

RICHA SYAL

The Guardian, National Geographic – 2022 Winner

SHARON UDASIN

The Hill – 2022 Winner

SOPHIE MBUGUA

Africa Climate News – 2022 Winner

DAVID ROBERTS

Volts – 2021 Winner

DAVID SHEPPARD

Financial Times – 2021 Winner

DHARNA NOOR

Boston Globe, Earther – 2021 Winner

HILARY BEAUMONT

Al Jazeera, Guardian – 2021 Winner

JUSTIN WORLAND

TIME – 2021 Winner

LISA SONG

ProPublica – 2021 Winner

RACHEL RAMIREZ

CNN – 2021 Winner

REBECCA LEBER

Vox, Mother Jones, Grist – 2021 Winner

ROBINSON MEYER

Atlantic – 2021 Winner

SHANNON OSAKA

Grist – 2021 Winner

SOMINI SENGUPTA

Forbes, New York Times – 2021 Winner

ZAHRA HIRJI

Bloomberg, BuzzFeed – 2021 Winner

FIONA HARVEY

Guardian – 2020 Winner

LISA FRIEDMAN

New York Times – 2020 Winner

ALEXANDER C. KAUFMAN

Huffington Post – 2020 Winner

JULIET EILPERIN

Washington Post – 2020 Winner

SHANNON OSAKA

Grist – 2020 Winner

RHETT A. BUTLER

Mongabay – 2020 Winner

MARY ANNAISE HEGLAR

Hot Take – 2020 Winner

JEFF BRADY

NPR – 2020 Winner

JAMES TEMPLE

MIT Technology Review – 2020 Winner

BRIAN KAHN

Earther – 2020 Winner

ZOYA TEIRSTEIN

Grist – 2020 Winner

DAVE ROBERTS

Volts – 2020 Winner

EMILY ATKIN

HEATED – 2019 Winner

LISA FRIEDMAN

New York Times – 2019 Winner

YESSENIA FUNES

Earther / Gizmodo – 2019 Winner

FIONA HARVEY

Guardian – 2019 Winner

UMAIR IRFAN

Vox – 2019 Winner

STEPHEN LEAHY

National Geographic – 2019 Winner

ROBINSON MEYER

The Atlantic – 2019 Winner

ADELE PETERS

Fast Company – 2019 Winner

DAVE ROBERTS

Vox – 2019 Winner

HIROKO TABUCHI

New York Times – 2019 Winner

JONATHAN WATTS

Guardian – 2019 Winner

JUSTIN WORLAND

TIME – 2019 Winner

CHRIS MOONEY

Washington Post – 2018 Winner

BRAD PLUMER

New York Times – 2018 Winner

DAMIAN CARRINGTON

The Guardian – 2018 Winner

DAVE ROBERTS

Vox – 2018 Winner

ALEXANDER C. KAUFMAN

Huffington Post – 2018 Winner

HIROKO TABUCHI

The New York Times – 2018 Winner

JAMES MUNSON

Bloomberg Environment – 2018 Winner

JONATHAN WATTS

The Guardian – 2018 Winner

JULIE CART

CALMatters – 2018 Winner

MEGAN GEUSS

Ars Technica – 2018 Winner

NATHANAEL JOHNSON

Grist – 2018 Winner

STEPHEN LEAHY

National Geographic & Vice – 2018 Winner

ADELE PETERS

Fast Company– 2017 Winner

BRAD PLUMER

New York Times – 2017 Winner

DAVE ROBERTS

Vox – 2017 Winner

ELIZABETH KOLBERT

The New Yorker – 2017 Winner

CHRIS MOONEY

Washington Post – 2017 Winner

DAMIAN CARRINGTON

The Guardian – 2017 Winner

GEORGE MONBIOT

The Guardian – 2017 Winner

MARIANNE LAVELLE

Inside Climate News – 2017 Winner

REBECCA LEBER

Mother Jones – 2017 Winner

ROBINSON MEYER

The Atlantic – 2017 Winner

PAST AWARD CHAIRPERSONS

Hala KilaniHala Kilani

Senior Communications Officer, Climate Action Network

2021 Environmental Journalism Award Chair

Emily Wasley 2020 Environmental Journalism Award ChairEmily Wasley

Head of Resilience & Biodiversity, Meta

2020 Environmental Journalism Award Chair

Dr Jonathan Foley

Executive Director, Project Drawdown

2019 Environmental Journalism Award Chair

Sasja Beslik

Head of Sustainable Finance Development at Bank J. Safra Sarasin

2018 Environmental Journalism Award Chair

Bruno Sarda

President, North America at CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project)

2017 Environmental Journalism Award Chair