Journalism & Media

December 1, 2016

DEADLINE: The Mesa Refuge

Choose a two- or four-week residency program for environmental writers, in Point Reyes Station, CA. Room and most dinners are provided at no cost. The program is open to both experienced and emerging writers. Deadline: Dec 1 for Spring 2017.

Health Fears, Distrust Spur Chinese To Lift Govt Fog on Pollution Data

"BEIJING — Armed with a device that looks like an old transistor radio, some Beijing residents are recording pollution levels and posting them online. It’s an act that borders on subversion. The government keeps secret all data on the fine particles that shroud China’s capital in a health-threatening smog most days. But as they grow more prosperous, Chinese are demanding the right to know what the government does not tell them: just how polluted their city is."

Source: AP, 12/08/2011
February 28, 2016

DEADLINE: European Journalism Fellowships

Fellowships are awarded to journalists from Eastern and Western Europe and the United States who want to spend two semesters engaging in research at the International Center for Journalism of the Freie Universitaet Berlin. Deadline is Feb 28, 2016.

February 1, 2016

DEADLINE: Science in Society Journalism Awards

The National Association of Science Writers especially wants to encourage the kind of critical, probing article that would not receive an award from an interest group. Cash prizes. Deadline is Feb 1, 2016.

April 22, 2016

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. Enter by Apr 22, 2016.

January 13, 2017

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 13, 2017.

January 30, 2017

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. Jan 30, 2017 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 27, 2016

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 27, 2016.

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