The stories can focus on conflict, human-rights concerns, cross-border issues, or any other issue of controversy in a particular country or region.
All submissions must demonstrate professionalism, meet international journalistic standards, and provide evidence that courage and determination played a role in generating the articles.
Winners will be chosen by an international panel of judges.
Two Award Categories:
Prize is $5,000 USD for each category winner.
Local Reporter: Print journalists employed by a local news outlet and residing in a developing country or nation in transition (non OECD or EU countries), whose work has been published in a local publication are eligible.
Although individual journalists are the primary focus, submissions from a team of journalists will also be considered.
Freelance Journalist: All freelance print journalists and those contracted by news organizations are eligible.
Entries are welcomed from all types of print-based media including newspapers and magazines and established on-line publications.
Blogs and personal websites are not eligible.
Email your entries to: [email protected] or post to: Kurt Schork Awards, Institute for War & Peace Reportin, 48 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8LT, United Kingdom.
Deadline for applications is 22-June-09.
Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.
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