Data journalists from around the world can apply for this new award.
The Sigma Awards were created by Aron Pilhofer (Temple University) and Reginald Chua (Reuters), with support from Simon Rogers (Google), and Marianne Bouchart (HEI-DA), sponsored by the Google News Initiative and hosted by the European Journalism Centre‘s DataJournalism.com.
The categories are best data-driven reporting (small and large newsrooms); best visualization (small and large newsrooms); innovation (small and large newsrooms); young journalist; open data; and best news applications.
Works must have been published in 2019. Entries in languages other than English should offer as much translation as possible.
The winners will participate in the International Journalism Festival April 1 to 5 in Perugia, Italy, where they will learn from each other and build relationships and collaborations.
The deadline is Feb. 4.