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. This category celebrates outstanding coverage of these issues through distinctive, accurate and original reporting. The entries will be judged on the basis of substance, originality, creativity, and impact.
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 journalists, bloggers and freelancers.
All entries should focus on stories and issues around the theme of food sustainability.
Individuals may submit a maximum of one entry per category.
Materials entered under this category must have been previously published or distributed by a newspaper, magazine or news site that publishes at least weekly and adheres to the highest journalistic principles. We define news sites as outlets ranging from traditional news wires to online news platforms, so long as they post and publish new pieces on a weekly basis. Eligibility will be determined on a case by case basis.
Journalists and freelancers must submit their individual and personal work.
Only one single article can be submitted. A series of articles will not be accepted.
All entries must be submitted in English (or translated into English).
A professional reference contact or reference letter is mandatory.
The suggested length of work submitted for this category is no longer than 3000 words.
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For each of the Award’s three categories, both published and unpublished work can be submitted. Published and unpublished entries will be judged separately.
In addition, finalists in all three categories both published and unpublished will be put forward for the Best of the Web Award.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.