PublicSource reporter Natasha Khan has been awarded a $15,000 Knight-Cronkite Alumni Innovation Grant.

She is one of four Arizona State University graduates from around the country to receive the award from a special journalism innovation fund for alumni of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Khan, a 2012 graduate of ASU, who covers the environment and energy for PublicSource, will use the money from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to look at the effects of shale gas operations on families living near drilling sites.

She will publish a series of multimedia stories on the topic on the PublicSource website and with our 47 media partners around the state.

Read more about the grant here.

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