Investigative journalism contest "Javier Valdez" [Latin America, Caribbean]

Posted on Jun 7, 2023 in Investigative Journalism

Print, online and broadcast journalists who have published their work in Latin American or Caribbean news outlets can compete for this award.

Instituto Prensa y Sociedad has launched a new edition of the Latin American Investigative Journalism Award "Javier Valdez."

The award aims to encourage greater transparency in government, business and media as well as to promote investigative reporting on matters of public interest.

Investigative stories published or broadcast between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023 in Spanish, Portuguese or English are eligible. Reporters can submit work done independently or in teams.

The winner will receive US$5,000. The authors of the best investigations will be invited to present their work at the Latin American Conference on Investigative Journalism, COLPIN 2023.

The deadline is June 30.