The winner receives an honorary plaque, US$2,000, and a trip to the 2017 Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, to accept the award in front of hundreds of their colleagues from around the world. The judges, in their discretion, may award more than one award to recognize outstanding work.
CRITERIA AND SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
The journalist, journalism team, or media outlet must have provided independent, investigative reporting, which:+ Originated in and affected a developing or emerging country;+ Was broadcast or published between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2016;+ Was of an investigative nature;+ Uncovered an issue, wrong-doing, or system of corruption which gravely affected the common good;+ And did so in the face of arrest, imprisonment, violence against them and their families, or threats and intimidation
DEADLINE is May 15, 2017, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5). Submissions after this will not be considered.
If submissions are in languages other than English, you must provide a detailed English-language summary of a print or online story, or an English-language transcript of a broadcast script.