Call for Nominations: Knight International Journalism Awards

Dec 162016
  • Knight Foundation's Jennifer Preston with investigative journalists Carmen Aristegui (Mexico) and Miranda Patrucic (Bosnia) at the 2016 Knight International Journalism Award.

Each November, the International Center for Journalists honors outstanding colleagues with the Knight International Journalism Award. We’re now seeking nominees who, despite difficult circumstances, produce pioneering news reports or innovations that have great impact. Candidates can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers, citizen journalists or bloggers. Please send in your nominations by Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.

The award reflects the mission of ICFJ's Knight Fellowships, which foster a global culture of news innovation. The program is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

The winners will be honored at ICFJ’s Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 9, 2017. For more information on the awards, please send an email to Baindu Kallon at or call 1.202.349.7610. For more information on the Awards Dinner, please contact Christian Madonna at or call 1.202.349.7618.

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You can find the nomination form here.