Deadline: February 21, 2021
Applications for the ICFJ Knight International Journalism Awards 2021 are now open. The ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award recognizes excellent reporting that makes a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Recipients of the ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award are reporters, editors, technologists, media managers or citizen journalists who, despite difficult circumstances, produce pioneering news reports or innovations that make a significant impact in their countries.
The Award, supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, reflects the mission of ICFJ Knight Fellowships: to instill a culture of news innovation worldwide. The goal is to seed new ideas and services that deepen coverage, expand news delivery and engage citizens in the editorial process. The fellowship program is supported by Knight Foundation, with additional funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
- Award winners receive a trip to the United States, where they will be honored at ICFJ’s Awards Dinner on November 9, 2021.
- Open to individuals whose pioneering coverage or media innovations have made an impact on the lives of people in their countries or regions.
- Candidates can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers or citizen journalists.
All nominations must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern time on Sunday, February 21, 2021.
For more information, visit ICFJ.