Marshall Project Originals
The Marshall Project Wins the Goldsmith Prize
Honored for our investigations into violence and dysfunction in the Mississippi prison system.
The Marshall Project Wins Nine Awards in the Society for News Design’s Best of Digital Design Competition
Honored with a gold medal for “Welcome to The Zo.”
Wesley Lowery Joins The Marshall Project
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will join the organization as a contributing editor, focusing on local accountability journalism about criminal justice.
The Marshall Project: Diversity and Inclusion, 2020
Our fourth annual diversity report notes significant developments in 2020 and lays out our goals for the year ahead.
Wilbert L. Cooper Joins The Marshall Project
He will focus on policing at a time of widespread protests about use of force and racial discrimination.
Introducing “The System”
Our new limited-run email series explores how the criminal justice system actually works.
The Marshall Project Wins Four Online Journalism Awards
Honored again for “General Excellence in Online Journalism.”
The Marshall Project Wins Three Edward R. Murrow Awards
Honored for overall excellence and two multimedia features.
The Marshall Project Named Finalist for 10 Online Journalism Awards
Nominated for “General Excellence” and so much more.
David Eads Joins The Marshall Project as Data Editor
Eads previously worked as a reporter and editor at The Chicago Reporter and ProPublica Illinois.
Elan Kiderman joins The Marshall Project as Director of Product
Kiderman previously worked as Design Director of R&D at Quartz
The Marshall Project Wins Two National Magazine Awards
Honored for “Best Website” and “Digital Innovation”.
The Marshall Project and Sundance Institute Announce Short Film Grantees
Films offering new perspectives on criminal justice in the United States to be made through a new initiative from The Sundance Institute and The Marshall Project
The Marshall Project Nominated for a Peabody Award
Honored for “Detained” in the Public Service category.
The Marshall Project Wins a 2020 Headliner Award
Honored with first place for “Digital presentation of a single features topic.”
“Tutwiler” Selected for Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
A new documentary from The Marshall Project and Frontline (PBS) offers a rare look at the lives of expectant mothers inside a notorious women’s prison.
The Marshall Project Wins an Izzy Award
Honored for our ‘News Inside’ publication for incarcerated readers.
Anna Wolfe and Michelle Liu win February Sidney Award
Their investigation exposed modern-day debtors prisons in Mississippi.
The Marshall Project Nominated for Three National Magazine Awards
Honored with our fourth consecutive nomination for “General Excellence.”
The Marshall Project: Diversity and Inclusion, 2019
Our third annual diversity report notes significant developments in 2019 and lays out our goals for the year ahead.
Keri Blakinger joins The Marshall Project
Her writing ranges from exposing prison abuses to reflecting on her time behind bars.
Akiba Solomon Joins The Marshall Project as Senior Editor
Solomon previously worked as the senior editorial director of Colorlines.
The First Presidential Town Hall Hosted by Formerly Incarcerated Leaders
The Marshall Project presents a historic town hall, hosted by Voters Organized To Educate at Eastern State Penitentiary.
The Marshall Project and Sundance Institute Launch Short Film Initiative
Filmmakers, including those impacted by the criminal justice system, invited to apply.
Reporters Jamiles Lartey and Cary Aspinwall join The Marshall Project
They are part of a new team focusing on the high incarceration states of the American South.
The Marshall Project Wins an Edward R. Murrow Award
Honored with the national prize for “Excellence in Video.”
Manuel Torres Appointed Regional Editor
Torres will lead a new Marshall Project reporting initiative in the high incarceration states of the American South.
Susan Chira Named Editor-in-Chief of The Marshall Project
Chira succeeds founding editor Bill Keller.
The Marshall Project’s Emily Kassie Named POY’s Multimedia Photographer of the Year
Celina Fang is also recognized with an Award of Excellence.
The Marshall Project: Diversity and Inclusion
Our second annual diversity report, a chance to update the numbers and lay out some plans and ambitions for 2019.
Bill Keller to retire from The Marshall Project
He built the country’s leading, award-winning destination for criminal justice news.
Topeka K. Sam joins The Marshall Project’s Board of Directors
Sam is the first formerly incarcerated woman to join the board.
The Marshall Project Wins an Edward R. Murrow Award
Honored with the national prize for “Overall Excellence.”
“We Are Witnesses” Wins the Dart Award for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma
The Marshall Project’s groundbreaking video series recognized for its “innovative approach to storytelling”
John Carlos Frey joins The Marshall Project
He will report on the intersection of immigration and criminal justice.
Justin George named first Washington, D.C. correspondent for The Marshall Project
He was previously an award-winning crime reporter for The Baltimore Sun.
Our New Tool Helps Journalists Find News Tips on the Web
Free, open-source software aids reporting by watching government websites for you.
The Marshall Project Wins A National Magazine Award
Honored with an “Ellie” for “General Excellence”.
Donovan X. Ramsey named Commentary Editor of The Marshall Project
Ramsey was previously deputy editor at Complex.com
The Marshall Project Launches Klaxon
Open-source reporting tool enables reporters to monitor websites for breaking news
Gabriel Isman Named New Director of Technology
Isman previously worked as a software engineer at Google.
The Marshall Project Wins A Pulitzer Prize
“An Unbelievable Story of Rape” honored in the Explanatory Reporting category
The Marshall Project Named ‘World’s Best Designed Website’
Society for News Design’s top digital award.
Carroll Bogert Named President of the Marshall Project
Bogert was Deputy Executive Director for External Relations at Human Rights Watch.
The Marshall Project Wins Polk Award for “An Unbelievable Story of Rape”
“An Unbelievable Story of Rape” honored in justice reporting category.