For Immediate Release: November 16, 2017
Contact : Rachel Gelbmann
The First Amendment Foundation (FAF) announced the creation of the Lucy Morgan Award for Open Government Reporting at a reception November 15 in Tallahassee featuring Pulitzer Prize winning author of Devil in the Grove, Gilbert King.
The Lucy Morgan Award for Open Government Reporting is named for Lucy Morgan, the former Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the St. Petersburg Times (now the Tampa Bay Times) who broke countless stories using public records. The award honors a Florida journalist who smartly uses public records to report stories exposing corruption, revealing government conflicts of interest or otherwise serving the public interest.