Due Date: January 31, 2019

The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT is pleased to reveal that they are now accepting submissions for the 2019 Victor K. McElheny Award for regional and local science journalism The award will acknowledge one impressive work of journalism in print, digital, or broadcast.

The McElheny Award was developed to honor impressive protection of science, public-health, innovation, and ecological concerns at the regional or local level. Entries might be standalone works or series, and need to have been released throughout the 2018 fiscal year. Focus will be placed on investigative, community-service, and engaging narrative journalism that breaks brand-new ground and makes a distinction.

Reward

  • One winning work will get a $5,000 reward.

Eligibility

  • Entries for the Victor K. McElheny award might be sent by a specific or by an agent of a publication;-LRB- **************).
  • An entry might include a single story or a series of approximately 3 stories on a single style;-LRB- **************).
  • A specific or publication might get in no greater than 3 different submissions;-LRB- **************).
  • Entries for the 2019 McElheny Award need to:.
    • Include significant reporting on concerns connecting to science, public health, innovation, or the environment;-LRB- **************).
    • Have actually been produced with considerable contributions from a regional or local media outlet;-LRB- **************).
    • Have actually been released throughout the 2018 fiscal year;-LRB- **************).
    • Have actually been released in a U.S.-based media outlet;-LRB- **************).
    • Have actually been released in English or– if released in a various language– accompanied by an English translation.

Evaluating Requirements

Submissions will be evaluated by a panel of recognized science reporters. Focus will be placed on investigative, community-service, and engaging narrative journalism that breaks brand-new ground and makes a distinction.

Application

Submissions for the Victor K. McElheny Award ought to be accompanied by a 300- word declaration of the significance and effect of the chosen work. Entrants might submit their work utilizing the defined file formats or offer a long-term URL.

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