Over the past seven years, the Global Editors Network has organised the Data Journalism Awards competition to celebrate and credit outstanding work in the field of data-driven journalism worldwide.
The 2018 edition is now launched and data journalism teams from around the world have until 26 March 2018 to apply.
To submit an entry (or two, or twelve...), all you have to do is fill the Data Journalism Awards application formApply now
The hashtag for the competition is #datajournalismawards
The Data Journalism Awards competition is welcoming one new member of the jury for 2018: Jacqui Maher, an interactive journalist who formerly worked for Condé Nast International, the New York Times and the BBC. You can find a list of all jury members here.
This year, we also have a new list of categories including prizes such as ‘Best Data Journalism Team‘ and ‘Innovation in Data Journalism‘.
Participants get to apply directly on this website.
Simon Rogers, Data Editor at Google News Lab, is the director of the competition which takes place under the presidency of Paul Steiger, Executive Chairman of ProPublica’s board of directors. Marianne Bouchart is the manager of the competition.
The prizes for the Data Journalism Awards competition are worth $1,801 (US) each and were awarded at a special ceremony in Lisbon during the annual GEN Summit on 31 May 2018.
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