Investigative journalism contest open [Nigeria]

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 in Investigative Journalism

Professional and freelance journalists or teams of journalists are eligible to apply.

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is accepting entries for its competition. The Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting honors stories with ethical journalistic courage, individual creativity and public benefit.

The 2020 award will highlight stories that explore the intersection between Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and COVID-19.

Categories include print, radio, television, photography, editorial cartoon and online. Winners typically receive plaques.

Stories should have been first published or broadcast in Nigerian media between Oct. 4, 2019 and Oct. 3, 2020.

The deadline is Oct. 24.