Ken Towery, Leon Hale, Houston Harte and Bernard Hanks are the new inductees.
Each will be honored at NPF’s annual awards dinner Feb. 18 in Washington, D.C.
Others honored at the group's 137th annual meeting.
The prize recognizes the best environmental reporting on the North American West.
Papers from Canada, Maryland and Michigan are among the top winners.
In March, David Isay, the founder of the oral history project StoryCorps, will give his first TED talk — typically, a big-idea lecture delivered in a large hall while pacing alone on stage with an unseen, wireless microphone.
When it came time to nominate feature photography projects for the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes, editors at The New York Times had four worthy entries but could only submit three for consideration.
Mike Tyree, Amy Winter, Karl Sherman and Terrence Alexander each receive $2,500 as part of their award.
The Ernie Pyle Award will be presented in June by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.
AKQA, Netflix and Bloomberg Media were awarded tonight at the 2014 Digiday Awards, honoring overall excellence and breakthrough achievement in digital media, marketing and advertising.
A major reason that big companies acquire smaller startups is to capture innovation that has not taken place inside the company. - See more at: http://www.rjionline.org/blog/when-media-companies-invest-news-startups-growing-trend#sthash.jLuJRXop.dpufA major reason that big companies acquire smaller startups is to capture innovation that has not taken place inside the company.
The in-house award will "honor the relentless and courageous pursuit of truth by an individual or team."
The online platform will launch Oct. 31 and will operate under a separate Wrapports brand called the Sun-Times Network.