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Courage in photojournalism contest open [Worldwide]

Courage in photojournalism contest open [Worldwide]

Posted on November 21, 2017

Deadline: 

January 19, 2018

Women photojournalists who reported in dangerous environments can be nominated for an award.

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award honoring AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed in Afghanistan in April 2014. 

The award recognizes women photojournalists whose work reflects the courage and dedication of Niedringhaus, and who exhibit extraordinary strength of character, bravery and perseverance in documenting the world.

Nominations must be in English and include 12 photographs that best represent the scope and style of their candidate’s work. 

The winner will receive a cash prize of US$20,000 and her work will be showcased at the World Press Photo Festival of Visual Journalism in April 2018.

The deadline is Jan. 19, 2018. Self-nominations will be accepted.

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