Global health reporting contest open [BRIC, Africa]

Global health reporting contest open [BRIC, Africa]

Posted on September 19, 2018


October 07, 2018

Print, broadcast and online journalists in Brazil, China, India, Russia and Sub-Saharan Africa are eligible.

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support of Johnson & Johnson, will recognize the best media coverage of maternal and child health and other key health issues from each region.

Possible topics of coverage include reducing maternal, infant and child mortality, reducing disease transmission from mother to child, prevention of malnutrition, improving delivery of care and infrastructure for maternal and child health, innovative approaches to vaccines' delivery or responses to epidemics.

One winner from each region will be selected. Each winner will receive a cash prize and a 12-day study tour to the United States.

Entries must have been published or aired between Jan. 1, 2018 and Oct. 7, 2018. and may include feature articles; in-depth, investigative or explanatory stories; multimedia reports; documentaries or discussion programs. 

The contest is also open to affiliated freelance journalists. Submitted work must have appeared in a media outlet based in one of the regions.

Submissions may be in English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese or Hindi. Works in any other languages must include an English translation.

The deadline is Oct. 7.

For more information on how to apply, click here.