Journalism awards

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NCTJ Awards for excellence in Journalism

Deadline: 14/09/18


The NCTJ Awards for Excellence recognise and reward the best journalism students and trainees. With quality training at the heart of the NCTJ, these awards highlight the achievements of individuals with promising journalism careers ahead of them.

Venue: UK

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African Digital Media Awards 2018

Deadline: 26/10/18


The annual awards hosted by WAN-IFRA recognises publishers who have adopted digital media and mobile strategies as part of their total product offering to meet the major changes in how people consume news and information today. The competition is open to all publishers in Africa.

Venue: Johannesburg, South Africa

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2018 Hostwriter Prize

Deadline: 15/08/18


Hostwriter is now accepting applications for its 2018 Hostwriter Prize, which grants €5000 in awards for collaborative journalism projects between members. Th Prize was established in 2014 and is supported by an annual donation from the Otto Sprenger Stiftung, a foundation that honours the work of Otto Sprenger, a former unionist and employee of the NDR (a German public service broadcaster).

Venue: International

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The Drum Content Awards

Date: TBC


The Drum recognises that more and more brands are looking for creative content in order to engage with their consumers and those who are producing this content should be recognised and rewarded.

These awards will recognise agencies, brands, publishers and platforms who are showing excellence and innovation.

Venue: TBC

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