GroundTruth Films Director Beth Murphy poses with a classroom of students in Afghanistan.

The GroundTruth Project’s work has been recognized with the following awards:

2019

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Emmy in the category of “Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary” for “The Last Generation.”

International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, The Last Generation” won a People’s Voice Award and the Webby Award for “Best Use of Interactive Video.”

One World Media“A Man-Made War Paid for by Women and Children”  long-listed for a One World Media Award in the Children in Conflict Reporting category.

One World Media,  “The Last Generation,” longlisted for a One World Media Award in the Digital Media category.

Scripps Howard Foundation, Scripps Howard Award for Multimedia Journalism for “The Last Generation.

World Press Photo,  Interactive of the Year Award for “The Last Generation.

Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, The Last Generation,” a collaboration with FRONTLINE PBS, was one of eight documentaries named in FRONTLINE’s Gold Baton, the award’s highest honor.

Institute for Nonprofit News, The Best of Nonprofit News, for “A Man-Made War Paid for by Women and Children,” a reporting collaboration with the Washington Post from Yemen.

2018

Online News Association, Online Journalism Award for Excellence in Audio Digital Storytelling for “The New American Songbook

Online News Association, Online Journalism Award for Excellence and Innovation in Visual Digital Storytelling for “The Last Generation

Online News Association, Online Journalism Award Finalist for Excellence in Collaboration and Partnerships for “Crossing the Divide

Society of Environmental Journalists Award for Reporting on the Environment, Second Place, Outstanding Feature Story for “The Watson Files: A Climate for Conflict

Society of Environmental Journalists Award for Reporting on the Environment, Outstanding Explanatory Reporting for “The Marshall Islands Project

Religion News Association Chandler Award for Excellence in Student Religion Reporting, First and Third place as part of our “Seoul on Edge” project in partnership with USC-Annenberg

RTDNA National Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Digital News Organization, Excellence in Sound for the GroundTruth podcast episode “For My Ayeeyo” from The New American Songbook

Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Emerging Photographers CompetitionClimate and the Environment category for “A Climate for Conflict

American Society of News Editors Photojournalism Award Finalist for “A Climate for Conflict

American Society of Journalists and AuthorsDonald Robinson Memorial Award for Investigative Journalism for “The Watson Files,” published in Foreign Policy

Px3 Prix de la Photographie, silver in the Feature Story category for “A Climate for Conflict

RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Digital News Organization, Overall Excellence

RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Digital News Organization, Excellence in Innovation for “Crossing the Divide

RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Digital News Organization, Excellence in Social Media for “Crossing the Divide

RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Digital News Organization, Excellence in Sound for the GroundTruth podcast episode “For My Ayeeyo” from The New American Songbook

RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Digital News Organization, Excellence in Video for the short film “Climate for Conflict” from the “Living Proof” reporting project

RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Digital News Organization, News Documentary for the GroundTruth podcast episode “The History You Never Heard” from The Fix: Treating New York’s Opioid Crisis

Association of Health Care JournalistsAwards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, Third Place, Consumer/Feature (Small) for the GroundTruth podcast season, The Fix: Treating New York’s Opioid Crisis

Webby Awards, Honoree for Arts & Culture Podcast for the GroundTruth podcast season, The New American Songbook

2017

Overseas Press Club Edward R. Murrow Award for the film “What Tomorrow Brings

Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award for multimedia series, recognizing the film “The Girls’ School” and the GroundTruth podcast episode “Razia’s Way

RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Digital News Organization, News Documentary for the GroundTruth podcast episode “Living Proof: Storms, Sex, and Survival in the Philippines

2016

RTDNA National Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Online News Organization, Use of Video for “Foreverstan: The Girls’ School

RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Online News Organization, Audio News Documentary for the GroundTruth podcast episode, “War Reporting: A Love Story

RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Online News Organization, Use of Video for “Foreverstan: The Girls’ School

2015

Overseas Press Club Whitman Bassow Award for “Evicted and Abandoned” (shared with ICIJ and Huffington Post)

Online Journalism Association Al Neuharth Award for Innovation in Investigative Reporting for “Evicted and Abandoned” (shared with ICIJ and Huffington Post)

RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Online News Organization, Video News Series for “Generation TBD”

RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Small Online News Organization, Use of Video for “Argentina and Abortion

2014

Religion News Association Schachern Award for Online Religion Section of the Year

2013

Association for Health Care Journalists Award for Excellence in Health Care Journalism for “Step by Step: The Path for Ending Child Mortality

American Medical Writers Association, New England Chapter, Will Solimene Award for Excellence for “Step by Step: The Path for Ending Child Mortality