The Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award was established to recognize members of the media for their presentation of the science of statistics and its role in public life. The award can be given for a single statistical presentation or for sustained worthy contributions to the statistical profession. Honorees receive an engraved award plus some travel reimbursement to JSM.
The Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award is bestowed upon a distinguished individual based on the following criteria:
The award recipient is responsible for providing a current photograph and general personal information, along with permission to reprint the article in ASA promotional materials the year the award is presented. The American Statistical Association uses this information to publicize the award and prepare the prize.
Nominations are due by March 1 and require the following:
Please contact the committee chair.
2021: Aaron E. Carroll
2020: Dalmeet Singh Chawla
2019: Hansi Lo Wang
2018: Kelly Servick
2017: No winner chosen.
2016: Natalie Wolchover
2015: Julie Rehmeyer
2014: Regina Nuzzo
2013: Alan Schwarz