March 17, 2012 at 8:37 AM ET
TODAY.com's Life Inc. blog is being honored with one of the top awards in business journalism Saturday for its 2011 special report “We are the Median.”
Our series, by lead writer Allison Linn, lead multimedia producer Jim Seida, and multimedia producers John Makely and John Brecher, has been awarded a Best in Business award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
The series explored varied experiences of people living on the nation’s median household income of $50,000 a year. For some, $50,000 a year was plenty, but many others were struggling to get by.
This series was inspired by you, the readers of Life Inc., who responded by the hundreds when we asked you about your experience of living on the nation's median income. When you connect with us to share your experiences and concerns about money and the economy, that helps us do a better job as journalists.