OEMME Awards

Past OEMME Award Winners

The Occupational and Environmental Medicine Media Excellence (OEMME) Awards were established in 2021 to recognize and honor efforts by journalists who promote understanding of occupational and environmental medicine and/or increase public awareness of workplace health, prevention, and/or wellbeing. Learn More

2022 OEMME Award Recipients 

Written Journalism
Multimedia Journalism
  • Special Series: Hot Days: Heat's Mounting Death Toll On Workers In the U.S.
    • Heat is killing workers in the U.S. — and there are no federal rules to protect them
      • Julia Shipley
      • Brian Edwards
      • David Nickerson
      • Robert Benincasa
      • Stella Chavez
      • Cheryl W. Thompson
    • As Nation Gets Hotter, Efforts to Prevent Worker Heat Deaths Accelerate, But Fixes Aren’t As Simple As They Seem
      • Kim Krisberg
    • California Firefighters Keep Getting Injured During Training. Some Have Died / Higher Temperatures and Less Oversight Mean Workers are at a Growing Risk in The Climate Emergency
      • Brian Edwards
      • Jacob Margolis
    • New Investigation Targets Heat Exposure Deaths Across Texas and the U
      • Rhonda Fanning
      • Wells Dunbar
    • Texas Workers Are Dying In The Summer Heat, and Companies Aren’t Being Held Accountable
      • David Nickerson
      • Julia Shipley
      • Stella M. Chávez
      • Sara Ernst
OEM/Trade-Specific Publication Journalism
COVID-19 Reporting 
Student Journalism

2021 OEMME Award Recipients

Broadcast Journalism (TV, internet livestream)
Multimedia Journalism (digital storytelling, other)
Written Journalism (Newspaper / Online Journalism)