Annual Ceremonies

Each year, the Shorenstein Center hosts an Award Ceremony to present the Goldsmith Awards and honor recipients. The program includes the awarding of the following prizes:

The Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting
This $25,000 investigative-reporting prize has recognized pioneering work by teams of journalists from across the country. It honors investigative reporting that best promotes more effective and ethical conduct of government, the making of public policy, or the practice of politics.

The Goldsmith Book Prize
The Goldsmith Book Prize is awarded to the trade and academic books that best fulfill the objective of improving democratic governance through an examination of the intersection between the media, politics and public policy.

The Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism
The Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism is given annually for outstanding contributions to the field of journalism, and for work that has enriched our political discourse and our society.

Transcripts and video recordings of the Goldsmith Award ceremonies are available below.