Prize available for cancer journalism [Worldwide]

Posted on Sep 28, 2021 in Specialized Topics

Print, broadcast and online journalists can receive a US$5,000 prize for compelling stories on cancer.  

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is accepting applications for the AACR June L. Biedler Prize for Cancer Journalism.  The prize raises awareness of the critical role the media play in educating the public about cancer by showcasing outstanding examples of cancer journalism.

To apply, journalists must submit stories that enhance the public’s understanding of cancer, cancer research or policy.  Stories must have been published or broadcast for the first time between Jan. 1, 2020, and Nov. 30, 2021.

Submissions must be in English or accurately translated into English.

Entry is free.

The deadline is Dec. 6.