Journalism awards

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Young Journalist Awards: 30 to watch

Deadline: 24/03/17


MHP Communications is hosting its annual awards celebrating the UK’s best young journalists on May 25.

The only entry criteria for the awards, which are free to enter, is that nominees must be under the age of 30 and working full time in any aspect of the UK media.

While many journalism awards events include a category for young journalists, the MHP Young Journalist Awards are the only UK event entirely aimed at people setting out on their careers.

The judging panel comprises MHP’s own media specialists led by Ian Kirby, former Political Editor of The News of the World and Adam Batstone, former assistant editor at BBC News. They will be joined by external judges Camilla Mankabady, output editor ITV News at Ten, Dave Wooding, Political Editor of The Sun on Sunday and another 30 to Watch Gold winner, Peter Campbell of the Financial Times.

Telephone: 020 3128 8595

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Press for More Award

Deadline: 10/03/17


The imec Press for More Award aims to encourage more and better journalism. Therefore, it honours initiatives in Europe that reflect an entrepreneurial and innovative way of bringing news closer to citizens, or that engage in or enable novel forms of journalistic practice.

The laureate will be awarded a € 5,000 encouragement prize to further develop the initiative or to explore new paths to improve journalism. The laureate has to be a resident of an EU member state or has to be an institution or project that originates in the European Union.

Telephone: +32 9 248 55 55

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AOP Digital Publishing Awards

Deadline: 16/03/17


The AOP Digital Publishing Awards are designed to benchmark and champion excellence in online publishing, reflecting the innovation and enterprise that characterises our industry.

Entries are now being accepted for categories including Digital Journalist and Digital Editor of the Year, Best Native Advertising Campaign and Audience Development Team of the Year.

Entries should be based on work implemented and results delivered between 1 January 2016 and 31 January 2017.

Telephone: 0207 0258040


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DIG Awards

Deadline: 21/02/17 for all categories except DIG Pitch, which is accepting entries until 31/03/17


DIG Awards is an international awards event for video journalism works that report on social, economic and political issues. They are given annually through a four-category competition: “Investigative" (long and medium), "Reportages" (long and medium, "Short" (all assigned to existing works), and "DIG Pitch", reserved for investigative video reporting projects about European issues (€20,000).

Participation is free of charge. All work submitted must have been produced after 15 May 2016 and the videos should be in English or have English language subtitles.

Telephone: +39 541 691640


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British Journalism Awards

Deadline: 30/09/16

The British Journalism Awards are open to all journalists whatever medium they work in.

Launched partly as a response to the hacking scandal and the Leveson Inquiry, these awards aim to celebrate and promote great journalism which is both interesting to the public AND in the public interest.

Venue: Stationers’ Hall in London

Categories include:
Business, Finance and Economics Journalism
Sports Journalism
Science and Technology Journalism
New Journalist of the Year
Digital Innovation
Foreign Affairs Journalism
Campaign of the Year
Investigation of the Year
Local Heroes Award
Politics Journalism
Popular Journalism
Journalist of the Year
The Marie Colvin award
Scoop of the Year
Specialist Journalism

Contact name: Emily Mincer

Telephone: +44(0)2079366785

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