Michael Kelly Award Nominees Announced

The Atlantic‘s annual Michael Kelly Award finalists have been announced:

  • Kelly Kennedy, Army Times – for a series on an infantry regiment in Iraq hit hard by casualties.

  • Joshua Kors, The Nation – for stories on the misdiagnosis of injured soldiers returning from Iraq.

  • Blake Morrison, Peter Eisler, and Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today – for stories on the Pentagon’s failure to respond to the problem of roadside bombs in Iraq.

  • Loretta Tofani, Salt Lake Tribune – for a series on unsafe working conditions in China.

    The Michael Kelly Award includes a $25,000 prize for the winning journalist (or team of journalists) involved.