Journalism awards

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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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Mencap Journalism Awards

Deadline: 15/03/17

The UK’s leading learning disability charity, Mencap, is inviting aspiring journalists to take part in their first ever journalism awards, launched to help overcome the lack of awareness around many of the issues affecting the 1.4 million people with a learning disability in the UK.

Any aspiring journalists under the age of 26 are invited to enter the awards in one of two categories – either print journalism or broadcast journalism – with all entries to be relevant to learning disability and the work of Mencap.

Telephone: +44(0)2076965414

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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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