Journalism & Media

MacArthur supports the production and distribution of news and documentary programs for television, radio, and the web that help inform the American public about important domestic and international current affairs and policy issues. Read our strategy and the current status of our work


The Waiting Room

17 Emmy Nominations for MacArthur Grantees

MacArthur grantees received 17 nominations for the News and Documentary Emmy Awards. Frontline received two awards: Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story - Long Form for Bush's War and Outstanding Cinematography for The War Briefing ... Read More

Is This New?

Associated Press to Distribute Investigative News Produced by MacArthur Grantees

The Center for Public Integrity and ProPublica — two MacArthur grantees devoted to investigative journalism — will have their work distributed by the Associated Press to 1,500 American newspapers beginning this month. This new partnership is expected ... Read More
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Migration Documentary Films

MacArthur’s media grantmaking has supported the production of several documentary films on migration and immigration in the U.S. and around the world. Read More


Portrait of Kathy K. Im

Kathy K. Im

Director, Journalism & Media
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer

Gwendolyn W. Bolling

Executive Assistant

Susan M. Salaba

Program Administrator

Erica Twyman

Program Assistant

Media Contact

Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer