This category honours outstanding photojournalism and storytelling photography work that showcases issues related to food sustainability. Participants can enter a photograph or a photo series on key themes or issues related to food sustainability. Entries will be judged according to effective use of photography, overall impact, composition, artistic merit and originality.
Applications for the 2017 Award cycle are now closed. Finalists’ work will be made public on the website in October and applications will reopen in January 2018. To stay informed please register your interest below.
This category is open to professional staff photojournalists, freelancers, and individuals.
All entries should focus on stories and issues around the theme of food sustainability.
Individuals may submit a maximum of one entry per category.
In this category, only unpublished and original materials will be eligible for submission.
The submission for this category may not be digitally altered significantly beyond standard optimisation as in cropping, reasonable adjustments to exposure, colour and contrast.
All photos submitted must be captioned and details of the device used to capture them must be included.
All entries must be submitted in English (or translated into English).
A professional reference contact or reference letter is mandatory.
Entries can be submitted from January 2018 to May 2018.
The Food Sustainability Media Awards administrators and judging panel will have the final authority to determine eligibility of an entry.
Applications will reopen in January 2018
For each of the Award’s three categories, both published and unpublished work can be submitted. Published and unpublished entries will be judged separately.
In addition, finalists in all three categories both published and unpublished will be put forward for the Best of the Web Award. The winner of this award will be chosen by the public.
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This category recognises excellence in written journalism for a news/feature article published in print or online that addresses topics, stories or issues related to food sustainability through distinctive, accurate and original reporting.
This category honours exceptional video content that sheds light on stories related to food sustainability through visual storytelling and/or investigative journalism and creative use of video. Entries will be judged on their quality, impact, innovation and creativity.
This category is for outstanding photojournalism through either a single photograph or photo series on key themes or issues related to food sustainability. Entries will be judged according to effective use of photography, overall impact, composition, artistic merit and originality.