Awards

April 22, 2015

DEADLINE: John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism

This award is given annually for print, radio, broadcast and digital reporting that makes an exceptional contribution to public understanding of contemporary environmental issues. Cash prize. Deadline is Apr 22, 2015.

January 9, 2015

DEADLINE: IRE Awards

The annual contest of Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. recognizes the best investigative reporting in numerous categories by print, broadcast and online media. Deadline is January 9, 2015.

January 30, 2015

DEADLINE: Hillman Prizes in Journalism

Since 1950, the Sidney Hillman Foundation awards the annual Hillman Prizes, honoring journalism that fosters social and economic justice — in service of the common good. $5,000 prizes in six categories. January 30, 2015 deadline.

January 30, 2012

DEADLINE: Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment

This journalism prize — the largest in North America — honors exemplary reporting on the environment by journalists in the United States and Canada. $75,000 cash award. Deadline for all works (except books) is January 30, 2012.

January 30, 2015

DEADLINE: Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma

The Dart Awards recognize exemplary journalism on the impact of violence, crime, disaster and other traumatic events on individuals, families or communities, focusing on the experience of victims and survivors, and contributing to public understanding of trauma-related issues. Cash prizes. Deadline is Jan 30, 2015.

January 23, 2015

DEADLINE: Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism

Administered by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, the Worth Bingham Prize honors investigative reporting of stories of national significance where the public interest is being ill-served. $20,000 prize. Deadline is January 23, 2015.

February 15, 2015

DEADLINE: Aronson Awards for Social Justice Journalism

The James Aronson Awards annually honor original, written reporting that brings to light widespread injustices, their human consequences, underlying causes, and possible reforms. The Awards also include a companion Cartooning with a Conscience award. Deadline is February 15, 2015.

February 4, 2015

DEADLINE: SND Best of News Design Creative Competition

Sponsored by the Society for News Design and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, this annual competition recognizes excellence in news design, graphics and photography. Deadline for US entries is Jan 28, 2015; non-US is Feb 4, 2015.

March 6, 2015

DEADLINE: Thomas L. Stokes Award for Best Energy Writing

Sponsored by the National Press Foundation, the Thomas L. Stokes Award for Best Energy Writing offers a $1,000 award and citation for best analysis, commentary or reporting on the subject of energy and natural resources, in any form — oil, gas, coal, nuclear, water, solar, etc. Deadline is Mar 6, 2015.

January 23, 2015

DEADLINE: Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University is accepting nominations until January 23, 2015, for a single article, editorial, commentary, photograph; series of stories, photographs, editorials, commentaries; or a body of work by an individual journalist. The winner receives a $10,000 award and the second and third finalists receive $1,000.

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