Sojourners Magazine Nominated as Harry Chapin Media Awards Finalist

soj0807Sojourners magazine’s article World Food Crisis: 7 Steps to Food Sanity (July 2008) has been selected as a Harry Chapin Media Awards finalist!

The Harry Chapin Media Awards were established in 1982 to reward journalists for their coverage of hunger and poverty-related issues. They are sponsored by World Hunger Year (WHY), founded in 1975 by radio talk show host and present Executive Director Bill Ayres, and the late singer-songwriter Harry Chapin, to fight against hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world.

Our category is “Periodicals” and the finalists are listed below:

“World Food Crisis: 7 Steps to Food Sanity,” Jim Rice and Elizabeth Palmberg (Sojourners); “Hunger Hits Home,” Aliya Sternstein (CQ Weekly); and “The Invisible Workforce,” David Dagan (Central Penn Business Journal).

The winners will be selected on June 18th by an independent panel of judges. Congratulations especially to Zab Palmberg who pulled this issue together under tremendous pressure.