This category recognises excellence in written journalism for a news/feature article published in print or online that addresses stories or issues related to food sustainability. This category celebrates outstanding coverage of these topics through distinctive, accurate and original reporting. Entries will be judged on their coherence and relevance, depth and quality of reporting and originality and creativity.
Applications for the 2018 Award cycle are now closed. Finalists’ work will be made public on the website in October. To stay informed about Award news, please register your interest below.
This category is open to professional staff journalists, bloggers, 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.
Materials entered under this category must have been previously published or distributed by a newspaper, magazine or news site that publishes at least quarterly 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 quarterly basis. Eligibility will be determined on a case by case basis.
Entrants 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).
The suggested length of work submitted for this category is no longer than 3000 words.
The Food Sustainability Media Awards administrators and judging panel will have the final authority to determine eligibility of an entry.
For the Award’s two categories, both published and unpublished work can be submitted. Published and unpublished entries are judged separately.
In addition, published and unpublished finalists in both categories are put forward for the Best of the Web Award. The winner of this award is 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, photography and audio content that sheds light on stories related to food sustainability through in-depth visual and audio storytelling and original and creative use of a chosen medium.