Data journalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Data journalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Posted on November 20, 2017


March 26, 2018

Media companies, nonprofit organizations, freelancers and staff journalists can enter a competition.

The 2018 Data Journalism Awards (DJAs), run by the Global Editors Network (GEN) and sponsored by Google News Lab and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will be awarding a US$1,801 prize to each of its 12 category winners.

The categories are data visualization of the year, investigation of the year, news data app of the year, data journalism website of the year, best use of data in a breaking news story, open data award, best individual portfolio, best data journalism team, innovation in data journalism, small newsrooms, student and young data journalist of the year, and public choice. 

Submissions must have been published or aired between April 14, 2017 and March 26, 2018 and must be in English. Entries in languages other than English must be accompanied by a translation of the work.

The award ceremony will take place May 31, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, during the Global Editors Network Summit, an annual event hosting 500 editors-in-chief worldwide.

The deadline is March 26, 2018.

For more information, click here.