Awards

December 31, 2017

Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

This award, in its second year, will honor an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who tells important stories through quality reporting. Winner receives a $5,000 cash prize to pursue an in-depth reporting project. In a special study tour organized by International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), the winner will spend time in U.S. newsrooms to learn new skills and share knowledge.

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January 19, 2018

Deadline: Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

This award honors Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed on assignment in Afghanistan in 2014. It celebrates women photojournalists whose work inspires us to take action and better understand the world. $20,000 case prize and work showcased at the 2018 World Press Photo Festival for Visual Journalism. Open to full-time women photojournalists of any nationality. Apply yourself or submit a nomination by January 19, 2018.

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October 15, 2017

DEADLINE: Society for Ecological Restoration Photo Contest

SER's photo contest will award prizes in five categories: Restoration Before/After, Restoration in Action, Flora and Fauna, Ecosystems and Human Dimensions of Restoration. Enter by Oct 15, 2017.

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July 31, 2017

DEADLINE: Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism

Environmental journalists, if your investigations have delved into the business world, enter your work in this contest sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Cash prizes. Deadline: Jul 31/17.

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June 30, 2017

DEADLINE: National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

Enter the competition for a chance to win cash in three categories (Nature, Cities, People) or the grand prize of a 10-day trip for two to the Galápagos Islands with National Geographic Expeditions. Deadline: June 30.

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June 30, 2017

DEADLINE: TruthBuzz: The Viral Fact-Checking Contest

This contest, organized by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), aims to invent new ways to help verified facts reach the widest possible audience. Journalists and others are invited to submit creative solutions that turn fact-checking into engaging, visual and interactive stories. Cash prizes. Deadline is June 30.

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June 15, 2017

DEADLINE: Right Livelihood Reporting Award

With shrinking media budgets around the world, many newsworthy stories on real solutions to global challenges go unreported. The Right Livelihood Award Foundation's new small grant scheme aims to support impartial and high-quality reporting by journalists or final-year journalism students, to put the spotlight on the issues that matter. Deadline: Jun 15, 2017.

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June 11, 2017

DEADLINE: Ten Photos to Shake the World 2017: Our Oceans, Our Home

Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) invites amateur photographers and photography enthusiasts to capture their views and vision of our shared ocean home in East Asia. Cash prizes. June 11, 2017 deadline.

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May 31, 2017

DEADLINE: Food Sustainability Media Award

Launched by the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, this award will recognise the work of professional journalists and emerging talent from all over the world for excellence in reporting and communicating issues related to food security, sustainability, agriculture and nutrition. Cash and other prizes. Deadline is May 31, 2017.

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April 21, 2017

DEADLINE: John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism

This $50,000 award is presented annually to a reporter with courage and integrity for cumulative professional accomplishments. To be entered for consideration, journalists must be nominated. Deadline is Apr 21.

 

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