A big team from Kartemquin headed to New York City on January 20 to accept the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award. Hard Earned was one of 16 projects to receive the silver baton, which is one of the highest honors in broadcast journalism. Watch the award presentation and acceptance speech here.
The award was presented by ABC's Juju Chang, with NBC's Tom Brokaw onstage looking on. Other winners ranged from a local news report about heroin use in Arizona to an investigative story about Russian soldiers in the Ukraine. Read about all the winners here.