2022 online journalism contest open [Worldwide]

Posted on May 6, 2022 in Digital Journalism

Online journalists, digital news organizations and students worldwide can apply for an award.

The Online News Association (ONA) is accepting entries for the 2022 Online Journalism Awards recognizing excellence in digital reporting.

Award categories include data journalism, visual digital storytelling, investigative journalism, public service, general excellence and more. This year's competition features three new categories: 3M Truth in Science Award; Excellence in Social Media Engagement; and Olympics and Paralympics Coverage .

The contest offers six awards totaling US$57,000, courtesy of the SmartNews, The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, 3M, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication’s Agora Journalism Center, and McKinsey Publishing. 

Entries must have published between June 1, 2021 and May 31, 2022. Although English translations are strongly recommended, works may be submitted in any language. 

The entry fee is US$125 for ONA members, US$200 for non-members, US$15 for student members, US$30 for student non-members, and US$50 for ONA members and non-members working in micro-size newsrooms.

The deadline is June 9.