John B. Oakes Award for environmental journalism – entries close April 22

Entries for the Columbia Journalism School's John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism are due on Monday 22 April. The award, which was established in memory of the environmental journalism pioneer and writer for the New York Times, recognises "news reporting that makes an exceptional contribution to the public’s understanding of environmental issues". It … Continue reading John B. Oakes Award for environmental journalism – entries close April 22

American Institute of Physics science writing awards, due March 29

The American Institute of Physics' annual science communication awards are open for entries, and their aim is to "improve the general public's appreciation of the physical sciences, astronomy, math and related science fields". The categories include Science Writing: Books, Science Writing: Newspaper, Magazine, and Online Articles, and Broadcast and New Media. Winners receive a prize … Continue reading American Institute of Physics science writing awards, due March 29

American Geophysical Union journalism awards, entries due March 15

The entry window for the American Geophysical Union's annual journalism awards is closing in one week, on Friday 15 March 2019. There are three awards, all of which are open to international journalists and free to enter: the David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism—News, the Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism--Features, … Continue reading American Geophysical Union journalism awards, entries due March 15

AACR June L. Biedler prize for cancer journalism – entries due Dec 12

The American Association for Cancer Research's annual June L Biedler Prize for Cancer Journalism is calling for entries, which are due by December 12. The prize will "will honor and reward outstanding journalistic coverage that enhances the public’s understanding of cancer, cancer research, or cancer policy." There are six categories of prize: large and small … Continue reading AACR June L. Biedler prize for cancer journalism – entries due Dec 12

RANZCOG (ObGyn) media award open for entries

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' annual Media Award of Excellence is open for entries. The award "acknowledges the important role the media play in informing decision makers and the public about women’s health ". This year's award is open to print, radio, television or online reports published/broadcast between 1 … Continue reading RANZCOG (ObGyn) media award open for entries

Food Security Journalism Award: entries close 15 June

Written anything about global food security in the past year? The Crawford Fund's Food Security Journalism Award recognises work that explores the theme of global food security, including food supply, production, R&D, trade, food loss and waste, biosecurity, training, and policy issues. The entry window closes on June 15, the winner receives a 'seeing is believing' visit … Continue reading Food Security Journalism Award: entries close 15 June

Food Sustainability Media Awards – entries close 31 May

Written or reported anything about food, agriculture, hunger, obesity, food waste or starvation in the last year? Entries to the Food Sustainability Media Awards, from the Thomson Reuters Foundation and Barilla, close this Thursday 31 May, with EU10,000 up for grabs in prizes. The awards honour reporting on issues such as obesity, hunger, agriculture, food … Continue reading Food Sustainability Media Awards – entries close 31 May

CancerWorld Journalism Award – entries due soon

The entry window for CancerWorld magazine's annual journalism award closes soon (May 1), so any journalists who have done in-depth or investigative pieces on cancer are encouraged to get their entries in soon. The categories for the award are patient and carer experience; research, science and treatment; policy, services and affordability; and prevention. The award … Continue reading CancerWorld Journalism Award – entries due soon

American Geophysical Union journalism award entries due

The American Geophysical Union sponsors three journalism awards - the David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism for news writing, the Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism for feature writing, and the Robert C. Cowen Award for Sustained Achievement in Science Journalism (not offered in 2018). The awards are open to any journalist … Continue reading American Geophysical Union journalism award entries due