Long Lead Presents: A Dynamic New Approach to Visual Journalism
With the premiere of “Lifting Ukraine,” a profile of world champion powerlifter Anna Kurkurina by photojournalist Maranie R. Staab, Long Lead elevates imagery on a new photo platform.
“A Magnificent Piece of Journalism”: Readers and Critics Praise “The Catch”
As a pioneering adventure writer for Sports Illustrated in the mid-1900s, Virginia Kraft had an unparalleled journalism career. Emily Sohn’s Long Lead feature on the lost-to-history writer is inspiring audiences through a complex tale of literary ambition and its trappings.
“Long Shadow: Rise of the American Far Right” Wins a Gold Signal Award
The second season of “Long Shadow” chronicled four decades of the modern domestic extremist movement’s ascension. In winning a Signal Award for Best Editing, the limited series shows how Long Lead is raising the stakes and elevating the standard of quality in podcasting.
Announcing “Depth Perception,” a Newsletter From Long Lead
The ultimate insider’s guide to the world’s most powerful journalism, “Depth Perception” launches today, delivering the media’s most impactful longform straight to subscribers’ inboxes. For more on this free newsletter — including how to subscribe — read on.
Freediver Alenka Artnik Sets Another World Record
As Xan Rice was profiling the champion athlete for Long Lead in 2021, she set a record in monofin diving. Today she added a new record to her collection, dominating another discipline with a dive deeper than an American football field.
Awards Abound for “The People vs. Rubber Bullets”
The critical response to Long Lead’s epic explainer on kinetic-impact projectiles has been overwhelming. Learn why this Webby, Sigma Delta Chi, and American Journalism Online Award-winning production has been called a “feature most likely to inspire future journalists.”