2023 ICFJ/ONE/Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling for African Journalists

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The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), the ONE Campaign, and the Elliott family are happy to announce a call for entries for the Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling.

The award honors up-and-coming journalists in Africa who strive to strengthen people’s voices and illuminate the transformational change taking place on the continent. The award entries must represent groundbreaking journalistic work published between December 1, 2021, and December 1, 2022. 

Application Deadline: 31st January 2023 at 11:59pm EST

Eligible Countries: African countries

Type: Contest

Number of Awards: 2

Eligibility:

  • The ICFJ/ONE/Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling is open to English-speaking journalists working in Africa for print, broadcast and online news media. Applicants must have no more than 10 years of journalism experience.
  • Applicants must submit one published piece that exemplifies Africa through thoughtful reporting and excellent storytelling. We are looking for impactful investigative or explanatory pieces, especially those that illuminate transformational change in Africa.
  • A copy of the published story or broadcast clip must be submitted in English. Works in other languages must include English translations. We welcome submissions from print, broadcast or digital journalists. Multimedia submissions may include web, audio, video, visual or mixed media.

How to Apply: The application form for the 2023 cycle is available here.

Source: www.icfj.org

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