Call for Nominations: Knight International Journalism Award

Jan 92013
  • Afghan broadcaster Sami Mahdi, center, received the 2012 award for his news program exposing violence against women.

Every year, we honor outstanding colleagues with the Knight International Journalism Award. We’re seeking candidates who, despite difficult circumstances, produce pioneering news reports or innovations that make a significant impact on the lives of people in their countries. Nominees can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers, citizen journalists or bloggers. Please send in your nominations by Friday, February 22.

The award reflects the mission of ICFJ’s Knight International Journalism Fellowships, supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The Fellowships are designed to advance media innovation worldwide.

Winners will be honored at ICFJ’s Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., on November 7, 2013. For more information, please contact Michael Zanchelli at or 1.202.349.7610.

We truly appreciate your recommendations.

Nomination form here.