Here is a list of the major journalism awards.
Here is a list of the major journalism awards:
- American Institute of
Biological Science (AIBS) Media Awards: Recognizes
outstanding reporting on research in biology.
APMEOnline Convergence Award: This award recognizes the effective interplay
between a story in print and the same story online.
ASNE Awards: Writing, reporting, diversity,
photojournalism and leadership awards. Deadline: Feb. 1.
ASNE Editorial Leadership Award:
"To recognize a leader
who has made a major difference on behalf of an American
newspaper." Deadline: Feb. 1.
Atlantic Journalism Awards:
Recognizes journalistic excellence and achievement in print and
electronic news media in Atlantic Canada. Deadline: January.
Best in Business Awards: Society of American Business
Writers and Editors gives awards for breaking news and
enterprise journalism to daily newspapers, business weeklies,
wire services and online sites.
British Columbia Newspaper
Awards: Run by the Vancouver Press Club foundation.
Awards: General awards that cover everything, from
magazines and newspapers to TV and online. From the Association
for Women in Communications.
David Barr Award: A social justice award for students.
Edge Awards: New media awards from the Newspaper
Association of America?s New Media Federation.
Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize: A $10,000 award given
annually by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke
University to encourage collaboration between documentary
writers and photographers.
Administered by Columbia University and probably the most
prestigious awards in broadcast journalism.
For excellence in magazine photography.
Eppys: Editor & Publisher’s awards for the best
newspaper interactive services and projects.
George Foster Peabody
Awards: For outstanding achievement in broadcasting and
cable, though open to entries produced for alternative
distribution, including educational, home-video release and
George Munster Journalism Awards: Awarded by the Australian Centre for Independent Journalism.
Broun Award: A social justice award, intended to encourage
and recognize individual journalistic achievement by members of
the working media, particularly if it helps right a wrong or
correct an injustice.
Hillman Awards: Presented by UNITE (Union of Needletrades,
Industrial and Textile Employees) to
journalists, writers and public
figures who pursue social justice and public policy for the
common good. Deadline: January.
Consortium of Investigative Journalists Prize: A $20,000
prize open to any professional journalist or team of journalists
of any nationality working in any medium. The investigation –
either a single work or a single-subject series – must involve
reporting in at least two countries on a topic of world
- IRE Awards for Investigative
Reporting: Recognizes outstanding investigative work in
nearly every medium. Deadline: January.
$10,000 for excellence by professionals under the age of 35 in
broadcast, print or online journalism. Deadline: February.
Natali Prize for Journalism: The Lorenzo Natali Prize is
awarded to print and/or on-line journalists who have
demonstrated a striking insight and particular dedication to the
reporting of human rights issues within the context of the
Press Club Journalism Awards: Regional competition.
Headliner Awards: Individual awards of $1,500 to four
Headliner Award winners whose work is recognized by the judges
as "Best of Show" in the Print, Television, Radio and
Newspaper Awards: Canada’s premier journalism awards since
National Press Club Freedom of
the Press Awards: To recognize
journalists who have, through the publishing or broadcasting of
news, promoted or helped to protect the freedom of the press.
National Press Club Online Journalism Awards: Categories
for best online journalism site and distinguished contribution
online. $1,000 prize for each category.
National Press Photographers
Association Best of Photojournalism: Includes Best of
Picture Editing and Best of Photojournalism on the Web
categories. Deadline: Feb. 15.
Journalism Awards: Open to European online journalists and news sites.
ONA Online Journalism Awards: The most extensive online
journalism awards, presented each fall by the Online News
Association and the
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Deadline:
Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism: To honor "the
journalist of integrity and character who reports with insight
and clarity in the face of political or economic pressures." For
students, professionals and news organizations.
Awards: Long Island University awards for investigative
journalism. Categories vary each year but everything is
considered. Deadline: January.
The big awards for newspapers, literature, drama, music.
Radio, TV and New Media Awards: Up to $10,000 awarded for
excellence in reporting on German/American issues.
RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Awards:
Broadcast awards from the Radio and
Television News Directors Association; includes categories for outstanding
Ruben Salazar Journalism Awards:
Presented by the California Chicano New Media Association for
work published or broadcast in California that contributes to a
better understanding of Latinos in the United States.
SND.ies: Society of News Design’s
monthly Best of New Media Design Competition.
Journalists Association (SAJA) Journalism Awards: The
annual SAJA contest has 11 categories, including print,
broadcast, new media, photography, commentary & student work.
Foundation National Journalism Awards:
Recognize excellence in 18 categories, including editorial
writing, human interest writing, environmental and public
service reporting, business/economics reporting, commentary,
photojournalism, electronic journalism, college cartooning,
Internet reporting and editorial cartooning.
SPJ Mark of Excellence:
The Society of Professional Journalists’ awards for the best in
SPJ Regional Awards:
Awards in most states.
SPJ Sigma Delta Chi:
The Society of Professional Journalists’ national
awards, covering a range of categories for nearly every medium.
Stokes Award for Energy Writing: National Press
Foundation’s annual $1,000 prize for energy writing.
Women’s Economic Round Table: