WORLDONA is accepting entries for Journalism Awards
ISLAMABAD: The Online News Association ONA is accepting entries for the 2018 Online Journalism Awards recognizing excellence in digital reporting.
The ONA opened the call for entries for the 2018 Online Journalism Awards, honoring the best in digital journalism.
The awards feature 37 categories and more than $50,000 in prize money, thanks to the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Gannett Foundation, the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, Journalism 360 and Democracy Fund Online journalists, digital news organizations and students worldwide can apply for an award, said a press release of International Journalists Network on Friday.
Award categories include breaking news; excellence and innovation in visual digital storytelling; audio digital storytelling; immersive storytelling; explanatory reporting; feature; technical innovation in the service of digital journalism; online journalism; public service; online commentary; planned news/events; student journalism; sports; innovation in investigative journalism; investigative data journalism; and topical reporting.
This year will also feature a new collaboration and partnerships category, a micro newsroom size category for the general excellence award and refined criteria for the explanatory, feature, breaking news, and visual digital storytelling categories.
The awards offer more than US$50,000 in prize money, including US$15,000 for two awards for investigative data journalism. Awards will be given at the Online News Association Conference & Awards Banquet Sept. 13 to 15, in Austin, Texas.
Entries must have published between June 2, 2017, and May 31, 2018. Although English translations are strongly recommended, works may be submitted in any language.