Eli Murray, a 2015 U of I graduate and reporter for the Tampa Bay Times won a 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting for contributing to the series "Poisoned", an "exposé of highly toxic hazards inside Florida’s only battery recycling plant that forced the implementation of safety measures to adequately protect workers and nearby residents."

Murray received the Glenn Hanson Scholarship in Visual Communications from the College of Media and also worked at The Daily Illini. 

You can read more about Murray on the College of Media website.

Top photo of Murray and co-contributers Rebecca Woolington and Corey G. Johnson by Ivy Ceballo of the Tampa Bay Times.