Global Investigative Journalism Network organizes contest [Worldwide]

Posted on Apr 1, 2019 in Investigative Journalism

Investigative journalists who have reported in developing or emerging countries are eligible for this award.

The Global Shining Light Award, sponsored by the Global Investigative Journalism Network, recognizes investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress or in the direst of conditions.

The categories are small and medium outlets (organizations with a staff of 10 or less, including freelancers); and large outlets (organizations with more than 10 staff).

Works must have been broadcast or published between Jan. 1, 2017 and Dec. 31, 2018. 

If the original entry is not in English, a detailed English-language summary of a print or online story or an English-language transcript of a broadcast script must be provided.

The winners will receive an honorary plaque, US$2,000 and a trip to the 2019 Global Investigative Journalism Conference Sept. 26 to 29 in Hamburg.

The deadline is May 19.