From the human toll of border crossings to Assad's authorization of mass killings: Exploring Livingston Award winning stories with the Knight Foundation
**Moderated by Stella Chavez, Livingston Awards judge
Meet the 2017 winners of The Livingston Awards for Young Journalists and learn how these reporters transformed their story ideas into award-winning investigations. From tracking down sources to crafting narratives, they will examine ways to dig deeper and tell powerful stories.
Stella Chavez, Livingston Awards judge and 2007 Livingston winner, for "Yolanda's Crossing," an investigation into a sexually-abused Mexican girl abducted and smuggled across the U.S. border.
Brooke Jarvis, 2017 Livingston Award winner for "Unclaimed," from The California Sunday Magazine, an investigative narrative about an unidentified migrant bed-bound in a San Diego hospital for 16 years and the networks of immigrant families searching for their missing loved ones.
Ben Taub, 2017 Livingston Award winner for "The Assad Files," from The New Yorker, an investigative feature exposing a complex, dangerous operation to capture top-secret documents that link mass torture and killings in Syria to the highest levels of President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
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