Prison Journalism Project Board of Directors Elects Wesley Lowery as Board Chair July 27, 2022
Prison Journalism Project announces the election of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Wesley Lowery as chair of its board of directors.
Prison Journalism Project Partners with Eastern State Penitentiary July 5, 2022
PJP will host a pop-up exhibit and workshop as part of Eastern State Penitentiary’s program, Night Tours: Summer Twilight, in July.
Prison Journalism Project Appoints Marcia Maziarz as First Director of Development May 12, 2022
Prison Journalism Project announces the appointment of Marcia Maziarz as the organization’s first director of development.
Prison Journalism Project Launches the Prison Journalism Navigator May 5, 2022
Prison Journalism Project (PJP), a national initiative that trains incarcerated writers to be journalists and publishes their stories, today launched the Prison Journalism Navigator. This new database provides tools, resources and unique insights aimed at spurring greater collaboration between external media outlets and incarcerated writers.
PJP Newspaper Wins Design Award March 29, 2022
Prison Journalism Project has received an Award of Excellence from the Society of News Design for the front page design of its newspaper PJPxInside.
Prison Journalism Project Appoints First Board of Directors March 15, 2022
Prison Journalism Project (PJP) today announced that it has appointed seven directors to its newly established Board of Directors.
Prison Journalism Project Awarded Multi-Year Grant from The Just Trust March 4, 2022
Prison Journalism Project has been awarded an inaugural grant from The Just Trust, a new grantmaking initiative dedicated to reforming the criminal justice system.
Prison Journalism Project Receives Major Grant from the FWD.us Education Fund February 23, 2022
Prison Journalism Project (PJP) has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the FWD.us Education Fund.
PJP Revamps With New Logo, Website, Print Newspaper and J-School October 25, 2021
New interface and expanded programs gives PJP a new strategic framework for pushing the boundaries of journalism inside prison.
Elizabeth Share Joins Prison Journalism Project’s Board of Advisors August 16, 2021
Share has decades of experience in nonprofit fundraising and has served as a trusted advisor to many organizations.
Prison Journalism Project Receives Knight Foundation Grant June 30, 2021
$20,000 one-time grant will enable PJP to transform its digital publication.
PJP Co-Founder Named to INN’s 2021 Emerging Leaders Council May 22, 2021
The Institute for Nonprofit News recognized Prison Journalism Project co-founder and co-executive director Yukari Kane as one of 13 leaders with potential to reinvent independent news.
SPJ, PJP Partner on National Virtual Incarcerated Chapter April 22, 2021
The Society of Professional Journalists is partnering with PJP to create a national, virtual chapter of incarcerated journalists serving time in corrections facilities across the country.
Prison Journalism Project Launches Story of the Week March 22, 2021
Story of the Week is PJP’s featured pick for each week for which writers will receive an honorarium.
PJP Announces Advisory Board March 8, 2021
Newly Established Board of Advisors is Led by Bill Keller, Founding Editor-in-Chief of The Marshall Project.
PJP Co-Founder Named RJI Fellow March 4, 2021
The Missouri Journalism School’s Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) named Prison Journalism Project co-founder and co-executive director Yukari Kane as one of its eight 2021-2022 fellows.
Prison Journalism Writer Honored February 3, 2021
PJP writer Steve Brooks wins Commentary/Analysis Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.