2023 AMDF Journalist Of The Year Award: Call For Entry

BACKGROUND Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) invites applications from interested professional, or freelance journalists in Africa for its 2023 AMDF Journalist of the Year Award. CRITERIA • Each piece of work submitted must be an untold Development-focused story from Africa and focused on Africans • The piece must reflect high-quality journalism work, highlighting major issues in the story, as…

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Call for Entries: 2022 AMDF Journalist of the Year Award

BACKGROUND Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) invites applications from interested professional, or freelance journalists in Africa for its Journalist of the Year Award. CRITERIA • Each piece of work submitted must be an untold story from Africa and focused on Africans • The piece must reflect high quality journalism work, highlighting major issues in the story, as well as…

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Call for Entries: 2021 AMDF Journalist of the Year Award

BACKGROUND Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) invites applications from interested professional, or freelance journalists in Africa for its Journalist of the Year Award. CRITERIA Each piece of work submitted must be an untold story from Africa and focused on Africans The piece must reflect high quality journalism work, highlighting major issues in the story, as well as skills of…

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Call for Entries: 2020 AMDF Journalist of the Year Award

Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) invites applications from interested professional, or freelance journalists in Africa for its 2020 Journalist of the Year Award.  CRITERIA Each piece of work submitted must be an untold story from Africa and focused on Africans The piece must reflect high quality journalism work, highlighting major issues in the story, as well as skills of…

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COVID-19: “Stay at Home” Media Recognition Award

Merck Foundation together with African First Ladies call on Journalists in Africa from Print, Online, Radio and Multimedia Platforms to submit creative and influential media work aimed at raising awareness and sensitizing communities on COVID-19 to win awards. Focus of the story must be COVID-19, showcasing how people can stay safe and healthy during the lockdown and social distancing period….

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Competition Seeks Sustainable Development Reporting [Worldwide]

Journalists committed to defending democracy and human rights can enter a competition. The Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize, sponsored by the European Commission, recognizes excellence in written, radio and broadcast journalism on the theme of development, democracy and human rights around the world. This year’s overall theme is sustainable development, particularly fighting poverty and inequalities, human rights, democracy, youth, gender…

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Call For Nomination: Bagauda Kaltho Courage In Journalism Award

Background Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) invites nominations from the public for its Bagauda Kaltho Courage in Journalism Award. Submission period: 1st – 29th February, 2020 The Award seeks to honour journalists who have demonstrated courage, integrity and have promoted the cause of press freedom in their respective locations. These courageous journalists often put their lives in danger and…

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Data Journalism Awards Launched [Worldwide]

Journalists anywhere can enter in this international contest. The True Story Foundation, in partnership with Reportagen Festival Bern, organizes the True Story Award, which aims to provide recognition for exceptional written reports in all countries. Works can be submitted in 12 languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Russian, Persian, Portuguese, Chinese and Japanese. Works written in other…

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Data Journalism Awards launched [Worldwide]

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…

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