Journalism contest focuses on disability issues [US]

Posted on Jun 5, 2020 in Specialized Topics

Journalists from print, broadcast and online outlets can submit their stories to this contest.

The Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability is a national journalism contest devoted exclusively to disability coverage. It is administered by the National Center on Disability and Journalism, headquartered at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

The contest features the Large Media Market Awards and the Small Media Market Awards. Winners receive US$2,500 for first place, US$1,000 for second place and US$500 for third place.

Entries must have been published or aired between July 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020. Works from outside the United States are accepted but must be in English. Special consideration will be given to entries that are accessible to those with disabilities.

The deadline is Aug. 17.