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

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Road to Home

Examining the challenges faced by homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) teens living in New York City Read More
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Sandy Storyline

Collecting and producing stories about the immediate and long-term impacts of Hurricane Sandy Read More
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Strong Island

Tracing the impacts of the 1992 shooting death of William Ford, Jr., an unarmed African American, and the devastation of the Ford family when his killer goes unpunished. Read More
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Untitled Forensic Anthropology Documentary

A group of forensic anthropology investigators from Latin America challenge the official story of repressive and violent regimes in countries across the globe Read More
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More Than 30 Years of Supporting Documentary Filmmaking

For more than 30 years, MacArthur has supported the production of documentary films and participatory web-based documentaries that combine exceptional storytelling with in-depth journalism to examine important social issues. Watch
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MacArthur Awards 19 Documentary Film Grants

The new grants represent MacArthur’s largest single year investment in documentaries, and they bring the total number of documentary films supported by the Foundation since 1985 to more than 300. Read More

Staff

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Kathy K. Im

Director, Journalism & Media
Portrait of Jennifer Humke

Jennifer Humke

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer

Gwendolyn W. Bolling

Team Administrator

Susan M. Salaba

Program Administrator

Erica Twyman

Team Coordinator

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer, Evaluation