Frequently Asked Questions

Here we answer the most recurring questions you may have on the Data Journalism Awards 2018 competition. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact us at


When can I apply?

Submissions for the Data Journalism Awards 2018 competition are now open. Participants have until 26 March 2018 at 23:59 GMT to apply.

Can one apply more than once?

There is absolutely no limit to the number of projects you can submit. However, only one entry can be submitted for the same project/story.

Do I have to translate the whole project in English?

The Data Journalism Awards 2018 application form needs to be filled in English. Any entry submitted in a language other than English will not be considered by our jury.

If your project is originally in a language other than English, you don’t have to translate the entire piece, but you are required to submit a presentation of the project written in English. Components of graphics, apps and other interactives need to be translated to English so that our Jury of international experts can assess your work fairly.

If you have any questions, email Marianne Bouchart, manager of the competition, at

How do I go about submitting my portfolio for the Best Personal Portfolio, Best data journalism team and Young data journalist of the year categories?

You should only submit one form to apply in this category! In the application form you can feature a maximum of 10 links for our jury to consider, so pick wisely ;D

Do I really need to attach a picture?

Yes please! A picture (jpeg, jpg, or png format) in good quality is required for every entry.

Can I add a video to my application?

Yes, absolutely. There is a special section in the application form where you can add a video url (not a video file though) to support your application.

Could some of the information in my application be kept private?

All the information submitted in the Data Journalism Awards 2018 may be published on the Data Journalism Awards website and may be viewable by members of the public. If you wish to share confidential details related to your project, please get in touch with Marianne Bouchart, manager of the competition, via email at



Are you eligible for a prize?

Find out on the Eligibility & Rules page!

Be a winner this year!

To submit a project to the Data Journalism Awards 2018 competition, all you have to do is fill the application form

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