As a journalist, I feel like I should have some clever and creative lead for this piece. But I keep coming back to the tried and true: It is such an honor to receive the Heinz Award. It's an honor to be recognized by Teresa Heinz and the Heinz Family Foundation. It's an honor to follow in the footsteps of heroes and heroines of mine who've received the award in previous years. And it's an honor to accept the award on behalf of everyone involved in Grist: my talented colleagues, our generous funders, and the mentors who have helped me …
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