In another win for the PBS NewsHour series “The End of AIDS?”, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine selected the project for a 2017 Communication Award in the Film/Radio/TV Category. The award is part of the W.M. Keck Foundation’s Futures Initiative.
According the Futures Initiative website, the Communication Awards aim to “recognize, promote, and encourage effective communication of science, engineering, medicine, and interdisciplinary work within and beyond the scientific community.”
“The End of AIDS?” by Pulitzer Center grantees William Brangham, Jason Kane, and Jon Cohen, along with the production team at PBS NewsHour, asks whether the end of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is near. The team traveled to six locations throughout the U.S. and Africa to see how various communities are tackling the problem. By speaking with local patients and health workers, the series examines cultural and medical obstacles still left to overcome. Read more via Pulitzer Center