FIJ awards 17 grants to investigative journalists

The Board of Directors of the Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) has awarded $99,800 for 17 grants to investigative journalists in its most recent round of funding.

The grants will help investigative reporters cover the costs of reporting  work, such as travel, document fees, and other out-of-pocket expenses.

The grant recipients are:

Barbara Bernstein, a Portland, Oregon-based Independent radio producer,

Jenifer Frank, a Hartford, Ct.-based freelance writer,

Jimmie Briggs, a New York City-based author and journalist,

Miranda Spivack, an independent journalist,

Mardi Link, a northern Michigan- based journalist,

Mark Betancourt, a DC-based multimedia journalist,

Jim Morris, Acting CEO of the Center for Public Integrity,

Max Blau, a journalist with The (Macon,Ga.) Telegraph,

Rachel Cohen, a DC-based freelance journalist,

Julia Harte, a DC-based investigative reporter,

Angie Newsome, a journalist with the Carolina Public Press,

Andrew Engelson, executive editor of Seattle’s Cascadia Magazine,

Nicholas Chrastil, a New Orleans-based freelance reporter,

Daryl Khan, a New York City-based reporter, documentary filmmaker,

Clair MacDougall, a West Africa-based independent journalist,

Robert McClure, of Seattle’s InvestigateWest,

Anna Kuchment, science reporter, The Dallas Morning News.