DEADLINE: Harry Chapin Media Awards

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February 24, 2011

Awards are given for outstanding coverage that positively impacts the critical issues of hunger, poverty and self-reliance. Work that focuses on the causes of hunger and poverty and the forces creating self-reliance is also honored. This includes work on economic inequality and insecurity, unemployment, homelessness, domestic and international policies and their reform, community empowerment, sustainable development, food production, agriculture, nutrition and the struggle for land. Entries must have appeared in the media between January 1 and December 31. Awards cover seven media categories: newspaper, periodical (magazine or ezine), photojournalism, new media, radio, TV/film and book. The cash awards, ranging from $1000-$2500, are given for work done in previous calendar year. Entry fees apply. Deadline: February 24, 2011 (application is for 2009 and 2010).

Contact: Lisa Ann Batitto
The Harry Chapin Media Awards, c/o World Hunger Year
505 Eighth Ave., Suite 2100
New York, N.Y. 10018-6582 

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