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IAPA calls for entries for excellence in journalism contest [Americas]

IAPA calls for entries for excellence in journalism contest [Americas]

Posted on December 07, 2016

Deadline: 

January 15, 2017

Publications and news agencies are invited to enter their best works in English, Spanish or Portuguese.

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) has launched the 2017 Excellence in Journalism Award.

The competition is offered in 13 categories: data journalism, mobile journalism, university journalism, cartoons, online news coverage, news coverage, features, in-depth reporting, human rights and community service, photography, infographics and opinion. There is also the IAPA Grand Prize for Press Freedom, awarded to a person or organization with significant achievements on behalf of the cause of freedom of the press.

Works must have been published in 2016. Winners will receive cash prizes, plaques and diplomas at the next IAPA General Assembly.

The deadline to apply is Jan. 15, 2017.

For more information, click here.