Journalists who aren’t forced to work on Christmas and Thanksgiving are doubly blessed. In addition to a rare day off and a meal that’s not eaten in front of a keyboard, they have journalism awards season to look forward to.
From now until April, applications for some of America’s most prestigious journalism contests will remain open. So if have some time off and a fantastic story in your portfolio, you might consider putting your name forward for one of the following awards:
Deadline: March 9
Description: “The prize, named after the late New York Times reporter Meyer “Mike” Berger, is awarded to a reporter for outstanding human-interest reporting.”
Deadline: March 16
Description: “The prizes recognize a distinguished body of work that has contributed to Inter-American understanding.”
The Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma
Deadline: Jan. Read more