Awards

November 18, 2022

DEADLINE: USC Annenberg California Health Equity Impact Fund

California-based professional journalists (including freelancers) or reporters from national outlets doing a California-focused project are eligible for this fund comprising a $2,000-$10,000 stipend, five months of professional mentorship (Jan 16-Jun 16, 2023) from a veteran journalist and more. Apply by Nov 18.

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October 23, 2022

DEADLINE: True Story Award

This global journalism prize aims to make reporters' voices known beyond the borders of their home countries, to increase the diversity of perspectives offered in the media. Writing in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Persian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish is eligible. Cash prizes. Deadline: Oct 23, 2022.

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December 20, 2022

DEADLINE: New Media Writing Prize

The Media School at Bournemouth University awards cash prizes for storytelling (fiction or non-fiction) written specifically for delivery and reading/viewing on a PC or Mac, the web, or a hand-held device such as an iPad or mobile phone. Enter by Nov 25, 2022; Writing Magazine Student Award deadline is Dec. 20, 2022.

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October 14, 2022

DEADLINE: Climate Beacon Newsroom Initiative

Apply by Oct 14, 2022 for Solutions Journalism Network's new initiative that will bring together five newsrooms in the U.S. to work individually and collectively to transform their coverage of the changing climate, in addition to selection of a Climate Fellow from each newsroom. Stipends for fellows and newsrooms.

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October 26, 2022

INVITE: 2022 #SEJAwards Ceremony

SEJ's Awards for Reporting on the Environment honor the best environmental journalism on the planet. On Wednesday, October 26, at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the first-place winners in 10 categories as they share how they got their award-winning stories. And be among the first to learn who is the "Best of the Best" when we announce LIVE the winner of the 2022 Nina Mason Pulliam Award and its $10,000 cash prize.

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October 3, 2022

DEADLINE: IF/Then x The Redford Center Nature Connection Pitch

IF/Then Shorts and The Redford Center call for filmmakers to share short documentary works-in-progress focusing on connecting or reconnecting with nature for a pitch and professional development workshop series at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2023, plus receive a $5,000 grant. Apply by Oct 3.

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September 26, 2022

DEADLINE: Sentient Media Midwest Journalism Fund

This new program is for writers and aspiring writers in the Midwest interested in reporting on agriculture and the environment. The program aims to train reporters, build a support network and culminates in a pitch competition, where the $10,000 fund will be distributed between the successful writers. Apply by Sep 26.

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October 25, 2022

DEADLINE: Travel Photographer of the Year

The 2022 TPOTY competition is open to all photographers worldwide. Categories include environmentally themed Deserts to Rainforests, Water, Green Planet/Blue Planet. There's also a Young Travel Photographer of the Year category. Deadline is Oct 25, 2022.

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April 8, 2022

DEADLINE: SEJ's Student Op-Ed Contest — Unmuting the Student Press on Climate and Environmental Justice Issues

In honor of Student Press Freedom Day, SEJ invites high school and college students to enter our contest by writing an opinion editorial on the topic of self-censorship/freedom of the press in student media related to climate and environmental issues. Great prizes! Deadline: Apr 8, 2022.

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March 15, 2022

DEADLINE: Esserman-Knight Journalism Awards

These annual awards celebrate and encourage outstanding investigative and public service reporting in South Florida and to foster a community that cares deeply about local news. $10,000 first prize, $5,000 second prize, and honorable mentions at $1,000. Nominations due March 15, 2022.

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