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Academies announce winners of 2009 Communication Awards
Date:9/30/2009

WASHINGTON -- The National Academies today announced the recipients of their 2009 Communication Awards. Part of the National Academies Keck FUTURES INITIATIVE, these prestigious awards recognize excellence in reporting and communicating science, engineering, and medicine to the general public. With support from the W.M. Keck Foundation, the National Academies began awarding these $20,000 prizes in 2003. This year's winners will be honored during a ceremony on Nov. 20 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center in Irvine, Calif.

Selected from more than 200 print, broadcast, and Internet entries, the recipients of the awards for works published or aired in 2008 are:

BOOK

Neil Shubin for his delightful, intellectually challenging view of evolution from primitive fish to humans by a scientist who finds fossils in the most uncomfortable places and chronicles it all in YOUR INNER FISH: A JOURNEY INTO THE 3.5-BILLION-YEAR HISTORY OF THE HUMAN BODY (Pantheon Books)

NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE

Mark Johnson for his clear reporting on the cutting edge of science, engaging key researchers as they try to open new medical horizons by reprogramming human cells, in his series TARGETING THE GOOD CELL (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

TV/RADIO/FILM

Larry Adelman (series creator, executive producer), Llewellyn M. Smith (co-executive producer), and Christine Herbes-Sommers (series senior producer) for putting a human face on one of the most complex issues in public health -- the impact of racial and socio-economic inequities in the provision of medical care -- in UNNATURAL CAUSES: IS INEQUALITY MAKING US SICK? (California NewsReel in association with Vital Pictures Inc.)

ONLINE/INTERNET

Vikki Valentine (digital science editor), Alison Richards (deputy science editor), and Anne Gudenkauf (science editor) for National Public Radio's CLIMATE CONNECTIONS, a yearlong multimedia journey
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Contact: Maureen O'Leary
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202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences
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