Journalism Prize of 5,000 and the Opportunity to Travel to New York from the Sidney Hillman Foundation

Journalism Prize of 5,000 and the Opportunity to Travel to New York from the Sidney Hillman Foundation

The Sidney Hillman Foundation

The Sidney Hillman Foundation

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Deadline
30 Jan 2020
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Opportunity funding
Full funding
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The Sidney Hillman Foundation in the US has launched the 2020 Hillman Prize that honors investigative journalism and commentary in service of the common good. Winners exemplify reportorial excellence, storytelling skill, and social justice impact. Since 1950, the Sidney Hillman Foundation has honored journalists, writers and public figures that pursue investigative journalism and public policy in service of the common good. Sidney Hillman was the founding president of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, a predecessor union of Workers United, SEIU. Sidney Hillman, an architect of the New Deal, fought to build a vibrant union movement extending beyond the shop floor to all aspects of working people’s lives.

Prize Categories:

  1. Book (bound volumes and e-books).
  2. Newspaper Journalism (story or series/in print or online).
  3. Magazine Journalism (story or series/in print or online).
  4. Broadcast Journalism (story/series/documentary at least 20 minutes in total package length that has aired on television, radio or podcast).
  5. Web Journalism (story/series that did not appear in print) Open to blogs, photojournalism, and other multimedia projects as well as text.
  6. Opinion & Analysis Journalism (any medium) Includes all types of advocacy, opinion, commentary, and analysis, normally short-form and/or frequent, regardless of medium. Open to newspaper and magazine columnists, TV and radio presenters, podcasters, blogs, and bloggers.

Requirements:

  1. There is no fee to enter. There is no limit to the number of entries one outlet or publication may enter.
  2. The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although work must have been intended for and be widely accessible to a U.S. audience. 
  3. You may nominate your own work or someone else’s. You may apply on your own, or be entered by your organization.

Prize:

Winners will be announced in April 2020. Winners are awarded travel to New York City to receive a $5,000 prize and a certificate at our awards ceremony to be held on May 4, 2020.

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