An international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage.



Office Location:210 Massachusetts Ave. Boston, MA

501(c)(3) organization (The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston)


Mary Baker Eddy

Executive Director:

John Yemma (editor)

Approximate number of full-time staff:


Number with prior professional journalism experience:

“Very roughly half, perhaps, but most of the other half have at least five years experience at the Monitor.”

Annual operating budget:

Approximately $10 million

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:


Editorial/ethics policy statement:

Yes (but not online)

Diversity statement:


IRS 990 form posted on website:


Major donors disclosed:


INN Member:



Too numerous to itemize here, but over the past century the Monitor has won seven Pulitzer Prizes and dozens of Overseas Press Club awards. Here are some of the most recent or notable awards: (2007) Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for Editorial Cartoons, (2007) John Fischetti Editorial Cartoon Competition, (2007) United Nations Correspondents Association Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award, (2005) The Overseas Press Club Thomas Nast Award, (2005) John Fischetti Editorial Cartoon Competition, (2004) National Population Cartoon Contest, (2004) National Headliner Award News Series, (2004) National Headliner Award, Education Writing, (2004) National Society of Newspaper Columnists Best Online Column, (2004) Military Reporters and Editors Award, Print Overseas Reporting, Distinguished Reporting, (2004) American Academy of Religion Best In-Depth Reporting on Religion for Newspapers, (2004) American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors Arts & Entertainment Commentary, (2004) Eliav-Sartawi Award for Middle Eastern Journalism Western Press, (2004) National Headliner Award for Best Editorial Cartoons, Pulitzer Prize in Journalism 2002 
Editorial Cartooning, Pulitzer Prize in Journalism (1996) International Reporting Pulitzer Prize in Journalism, (1969) Pulitzer Prize in Journalism, (1968) Pulitzer Prize in Journalism, (1967) Pulitzer Prize in Journalism (1950)



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