2024 online journalism contest open [Worldwide]

Posted on Apr 8, 2024 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 2024 Online Journalism Awards recognizing excellence in digital reporting.

Award categories include breaking news, visual digital storytelling, investigative journalism, public service, climate change and more. This year's competition features one new category: Excellence in AI Innovation.

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

Entries must have been published between May 26, 2023 and April 30, 2024. 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 May 9.