Journalism awards

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The PPA Awards

Date: 8 March 2019

Details: Celebrating the very best of the best across our industry, the PPA Awards 2019 will now reflect more accurately the true breadth of talent and roles that drive publishing success today. With a revamped set of categories, they are now integrating the PPA Digital Awards, which will no longer take place in the autumn.

Venue: London, UK

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Fund For Women Journalists

Deadline: 25 February 2019

Details: The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF to dramatically expand its support of women journalists. Established with a $4 million gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, the Fund supports projects including educational opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives.

Venue: Online

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Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship

Deadline: 20 March 2019

Details: The Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship is open to women journalists worldwide whose work focuses on human rights and social justice issues. Journalists working in print, broadcast and/or Internet-based media, including freelancers, are eligible to apply.

Venue: Massachussetts, USA

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ICFJ Alumni Reporting Grants: Immersive Storytelling

Deadline: 12 March 2019

Details: Each grant includes $7,500 plus hands-on training in tools and techniques, and instruction in relevant Microsoft technologies. A group of expert judges from ICFJ and Microsoft will select the grant recipients.

ICFJ is offering two grants for ICFJ alumni with immersive storytelling projects. It is looking for creative projects that emphasize personal experiences, for example a livestream with instant translations or augmented reality experience that allows exploration.

Venue: Online

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Ray Fitzwalter Award

Deadline: 18 February 2019

Details: Launched in honour of the distinguished former World In Action editor, the Ray Fitzwalter Award aims to recognise the best work by investigative journalists outside London. To enter, applicants must submit a piece of investigative journalism and a completed entry form that you can download here.

Venue: Manchester, UK

The Reporting Award

Deadline: 19 February 2019

Details: Launched in 2010, The Reporting Award award provides up to $12,500 for a significant work of journalism, in any medium, on an under-reported subject in the public interest. In establishing the award, the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s faculty cited the need for encouraging enterprising journalism during a time of extensive layoffs and budget cuts throughout the journalism industry.

Venue: New York, US

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Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation 2019

Deadline: 20 February 2019

Details: The award was set up to honour Georgina Henry, who was a founding member of Women in Journalism as well as former deputy editor of the Guardian and head of, before her death in February 2014.

The prizes (£4,000 in total) will be used to support an initiative by the applicant. Applicants can be any age, working in either print or multimedia. The winner will also join the WiJ committee and be a honorary WiJ Fellow. For women only.

Venue: London, UK

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Data Journalism Awards

Deadline: 7 April 2019

Details: The Data Journalism Awards 2019 competition is organised by the Global Editors Network, supported by the Google News Initiative, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Microsoft, and Chartbeat. It is one of the biggest international competition recognising outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide.

Venue: online

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