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AOP Digital Publishing Awards 2020

Deadline: 19 March 2020

Details: The AOP Digital Publishing Awards set the industry standard for benchmarking and celebrating the best teams, the best brands, and best practice in innovative, creative, profitable digital publishing. We are the only awards specifically designed to celebrate the individuals, teams and publishing brands that fuel the success of the UK’s digital publishing sector.

Venue: London, UK

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One World Media Awards

Deadline: 13 February 2020

Details: The One World Media Awards are open to filmmakers and journalists all over the world and celebrate the best media coverage of developing countries; stories that break down stereotypes, change the narrative and connect people from different cultures.

Venue: London, UK

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Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation 2020

Deadline: 9 February 2020

Details: Women in Journalism has announced its 5th annual journalism Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation to be presented at the National Press Awards on 2 April 2020 in London.

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.

Venue: London, UK

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The 2020 Sigma Awards

Deadline: 3 February 2020

Details: The Sigma Awards is a new data journalism award which aims to not just celebrate the best data journalism around the world, but also to empower, elevate and enlighten the global community of data journalists. It was created by Aron Pilhofer (Temple University) and Reginald Chua (Reuters), with support from Simon Rogers (Google), and Marianne Bouchart (HEI-DA).

Venue: Perugia, Italy

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LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism awards

Deadline: 31 January 2020

Details: The LUMIX Festival presents and reflects the young, socially committed visual journalism of the 21st century. We are looking for photo series and digital storytelling projects.

Young photojournalists are invited to take part in the competition for the FREELENS Award, which is endowed with €10,000 and the Digital Storytelling Award, which is endowed with €5,000.

Venue: Hannover, Germany

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Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism

Deadline: 24 January 2020

Details: Each spring, Columbia University awards Pulitzer Prizes in 15 journalism categories. The winners are chosen by the Pulitzer Prize Board, which seeks to recognise journalistic excellence in eligible US news organizations.

Venue: Columbia, US

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INMA Global Media Awards

Deadline: 24 January 2020

Details: This year across 15 categories, INMA will reward outstanding work in developing news brands, platform excellence, audience development, advertising sales, and innovation. For 2020, INMA has added 7 new categories rewarding corporate culture, acquiring and retaining talent, digital subscriptions, audio, digital products, print, and data analytics.

Venue: Paris, France

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Amnesty International Media Awards

Deadline: 23 January 2020

Details: Amnesty International will shortlist each category to 10 entries. The shortlist will then go to our judging panels, made up of journalists from across the broadcast, print and online media, who will select the three finalists for each category. Shortlisting and judging panels will be looking for excellence in human rights journalism, judged by the following criteria:

Venue: Email

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Fetisov Journalism Awards

Date: 22 January 2020

Details: The largest international contest to reward to the most outstanding journalists from all over the world. The total prize fund is 520,000 CHF. Three winners in each category share a monetary prize of 130,000 CHF.

Venue: Luzern, Switzerland

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Disability Arts Online

Deadline: 20 January 2020

Details: Are you an aspiring or early-career arts writer/journalist based in Scotland who would like to develop all aspects of your work? Disability Arts Online in partnership with Creative Scotland and The Skinny are offering four disabled* writers an accessible development opportunity which includes a bursary of £1500 (in addition to travel, accommodation and access costs), mentoring, workshops, feedback and the opportunity to have your work published.

Venue: Scotland, UK

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Rainforest Journalism Fund

Deadline: Rolling basis

Details: The Pulitzer Center invites proposals for grants to journalists based in countries of the Amazon region reporting for local and regional outlets. Reporters can be working in English, Portuguese, or Spanish.

Venue: Online

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Call for Proposals: Renewing Democracy

Deadline: Rolling basis

Details: Solutions Journalism Network will provide more than 100 grants through 2020 to reporters and news organisations to support stories, projects and collaborations that examine how communities are responding to problems such as voter suppression, the opioid crisis, criminal justice reform and disinformation.

Venue: Online

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