DEADLINE: John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism

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January 31, 2014

The John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism is given annually to the author of a single newspaper or magazine article, or single-topic series, that makes an exceptional contribution to public understanding of contemporary environmental issues. Entries must be initially published in the United States. Winner receives a $5,000 prize. The Oakes Award is funded by an endowment donated by friends and family of John B. Oakes. Entries are judged by an independent committee of journalists and environmental specialists. For a list of judges, visit website. Deadline was to be January 31, 2014. However, it was announced in January that the Oakes Award is on hiatus for 2014. Nominations are not being accepted.

Oakes Award Committee
40 West 20th St.
New York, NY 10011 
212-727-4518 

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