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Awards

NATIONAL MAGAZINE AWARDS

2017 Public Interest (Finalist) for “A Family Matter” (Jessica Weisberg)

2015 Feature Writing (Winner) for “Love and Ruin” (James Verini)

2015 Reporting (Finalist) for “The Trials of White Boy Rick” (Evan Hughes)

2015 Multimedia (Finalist) for “Love for My Enemies” (Lukas Augustin and Niklas Schenck)

2014 Reporting (Finalist) for “The Sinking of the Bounty” (Matthew Shaer)

2014 Multimedia (Finalist) for “Coronado High” (Joshua Bearman)

2014 Video (Finalist) for “The Last Clinic” (Maisie Crow and Alissa Quart)

2012 Reporting, Digital (Finalist) for “The Instigators” (David Wolman)

2012 Multimedia (Finalist) for “Lifted” (Evan Ratliff)

EMMY AWARDS

2015 News & Documentary New Approaches (Finalist) for “Love for My Enemies

2014 News & Documentary New Approaches (Finalist) for “The Last Clinic

LIVINGSTON AWARDS

2019 Chris Outcalt (Winner) for “Murder at the Alcatraz of the Rockies

2018 Kenneth R. Rosen (Finalist) for “The Devil’s Henchmen

2017 Zach Dorfman (Finalist) for “Codename: Chilbom” 

2014 Matthew Shaer (Finalist) for “The Sinking of the Bounty

2013 Mary Cuddehe (Finalist) for “Agent Zapata

2011 Jordan Conn (Finalist) for “The Defender

ONLINE NEWS ASSOCIATION AWARDS

2016 Feature Story (Finalist) for James Verini’s “The Doctor

2016 Al Neuharth Innovation in Investigative Journalism Award (Finalist) for Evan Ratliff’s “The Mastermind

OVERSEAS PRESS CLUB AWARDS

2017 Best Digital Reporting on International Affairs (Citation) for “The Mastermind” 

MICHAEL KELLY AWARD

2016 James Verini (Finalist) “The Doctor

AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN HEALTH CARE JOURNALISM

2017 Second Place in Features (Small Circulation) for Amitha Kalaichandran’s “Losing Conner’s Mind

CLARION AWARDS

2019 Best Feature Article in Online Media for Hallie Lieberman’s “The Trigger Effect”

2018 Best Feature Article in Online Media for “The Devil’s Henchmen”

BAYEUX CALVADOS-NORMANDY AWARD FOR WAR CORRESPONDENTS

2018 Written Press Prize for “The Devil’s Henchmen

DART AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN COVERAGE OF TRAUMA

2019 Hallie Lieberman (Finalist) for “The Trigger Effect

ONE WORLD MEDIA AWARDS

2019 Popular Features (Longlist) for Allyn Gaestel’s “Things Fall Apart

SOCIETY OF AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITERS

2020 Lowell Thomas Award for Adventure Travel Writing for Melissa Sevigny’s “The Wild Ones

THE BEST AMERICAN SERIES

2020 Travel Writing: Barrett Swanson’s “Lost in Summerland

2019 Nonrequired Reading: Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling’s “Barbearians at the Gate

Film and TV News

“‘The Mastermind’ From Russo Brothers Set Up At FX With Noah Hawley Producing” — Deadline.com

Imagine Inks First-Look Film and TV Deal With The Atavist Magazine” — Deadline.com

Russo Brothers Acquires ‘The Mastermind’ About Criminal Kingpin” —Deadline.com

Team Downey and Cinemax to open ‘Baghdad Country Club’” — A.V. Club

Miles Teller, Ruben Fleischer Team on ‘Life and Times of the Stopwatch Gang’” — Variety

‘White Boy Rick’ and the Atavist’s Big Hollywood Score” — New York Magazine

Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips to Produce A Thousand Pounds of Dynamite for Warner Bros” — TheWrap

RatPac and Edward Norton Option American Hippopotamus” – Deadline.com

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Writer Tapped to Adapt Drug Smuggling Movie for George Clooney” — Hollywood Reporter

General News

Atavist editor in chief named among 2019 Top Women in Media – Folio Magazine

“For a narrative magazine, an unlikely new oasis” — Poynter

“Wordpress.com Owner Buys Atavist, Maker of Subscription-Offering Publishing Software” — Wall Street Journal

Keeping Tabs on the Hacking Hero Who Became a Criminal Kingpin” — ProPublica

Review: ‘Love and Ruin’: long and well-told tales from The Atavist” — The Seattle Times

The Atavist Redesign Turns The Long-Form Portal Into A Magic Word Processor” — Fast Company

50 New York Startups in New York City You Need to Know About” — The Next Web

Longform Journalism Finds a Home” — The New York Times