Help SEJ Support Journalists Like Sharon Lerner

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Sharon Lerner is a reporter for ProPublica covering health and the environment, often focusing on corporate malfeasance. Her work has been honored by SEJ 10 times, most recently as the Nina Mason Pulliam grand prize winner of the 2022 #SEJAwards. More about Sharon.


"SEJ can give you a sense that you're not alone in trying to make a dent in huge and daunting problems. Nothing like a SEJ conference to make you realize you're actually part of a huge team."

- Sharon Lerner, ProPublica

Here's how you can help

journalists like Sharon:

Give to SEJ Programs to support essential training, resources, and convening, such as:

Give to SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism to support small story grants, such as:

Give to SEJ's Conference Diversity Travel Fellowships to help cover the costs of registration, travel, lodging and other expenses of Diversity Fellowships. Here’s what past participants had to say:

  • "I wouldn't have been able to attend this conference without the support of the Diversity Fellowship, and I am eternally grateful to have this experience at a pivotal point in my early career."
  • "I couldn't have attended the conference without the fellowship and I'm really grateful to SEJ and the sponsors for this opportunity. It gave me such a wonderful foundation for covering and reporting environmental stories."

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