Media and Journalism Awards: May 13 Edition

    by Sonia Paul
    May 13, 2015
    Photo by Iain Browne and used here with Creative Commons license.

    Here’s a list of current media and journalism awards, including deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major awards, please use contact us at mediashift [at] pbs [dot] org to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list. 


    2015 Global Health Reporting Contest
    Journalists in Brazil, China, India, Russia and Sub-Saharan Africa have a chance to win a trip to the United States and cash prizes as part of regional competitions to recognize the best media coverage of maternal and child health and other urgent health matters such as Ebola and vaccination. Stories focusing on these topics published, broadcast or posted online in Brazil, China, India, Russia and Africa between Dec. 1, 2014, and May 24, 2015, qualify for the contest.
    Deadline: May 24, 2015


    Online Journalism Awards
    Online Journalism Association
    The Online Journalism Awards (OJAs) was launched in May 2000 to honor excellence in digital journalism around the world. The 2015 OJAs entry period are open now and close mid-June.



    APME Journalism Excellence Awards
    Associated Press Media Editors
    The awards honor superior journalism and innovation among newspapers, radio, televise band online news sites across the United States and Canada.

    ICFJ Awards
    International Center for Journalists
    The ICFJ has various awards, including a news innovation award, which promotes the free flow of news and the open exchange of ideas, and an award for general excellence in journalism.

    I.F. Stone Awards
    The Investigative Fund
    Winners of the I.F. Stone Award will receive funding to cover the reporting costs of a project proposal, up to a maximum of $10,000; editorial guidance from Investigative Fund editors; access to such subscription services as Nexis and Accurint; and assistance with placement of the investigation in a print, online or broadcast outlet.
    Deadline: Oct. 30, 2015


    United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards
    The United Nations/Ranan Lurie
    The awards are granted for the best political cartoons reflecting the spirit and the principles of the United Nations
    Deadline: November 15, 2015

    Sonia Paul is a freelance journalist based in India, and is the editorial assistant at PBS MediaShift. She is on Twitter @sonipaul.


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