Fetisov Journalism Awards Accepting Nominations

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Gleb Fetisov, Founder, Fetisov Journalism Awards
Gleb Fetisov, Founder, Fetisov Journalism Awards

Media organisations from around the world have been invited to nominate journalists who change the world for the better with their publications for the annual Fetisov Journalism Awards.

The Fetisov Journalism Awards winners share the biggest monetary prize in the history of journalism and the entire world comes to know about inspiring their deeds and participation is free.

The Awards are available in four categories: outstanding contribution to peace; contribution to civil right; outstanding investigative reporting; and excellence in environmental journalism. The submission form may be filled out by a representative of a registered organization nominating another journalist or by a nominee. All information must be provided in English.

Publications (stories/articles/reportings) participating in the contest must have been published in printed media (newspapers/magazines/journals) and/or posted on media websites/outlets between June 1, 2019, and May 31, 2020. The word restriction for the submitted publications is 20,000 words.

In accordance with the instructions on the website, one publication must be attached to the application form but if a series of publications on one subject is submitted for the contest they must be sent in one file. The attached file which must be in PDF format must not exceed 10 Mb.

For participation in the competition, personal details of the representative of the nominating organization; personal details of the nominee; and information about nominee’s publication including the category of the competition will need to be provided.

The total prize fund is 520,000 CHF (Swiss Franc) but three winners in each category will share a monetary prize of 130,000 CHF (including taxes, as stipulated by the legislation in force). The first prize winners receive 100,000 CHF each, the second prize winners receive 20,000 CHF each while the third prize winners receive 10,000 CHF each.

Full information about participation is available online at https://fjawards.com/how-to-enter. Before filling the online form, it is advised that applicants read the rules of entry at https://fjawards.com/how-to-enterand for inquiries, please contact the organisers by email through info@fjawards.com.