Call for Nominations: Knight International Journalism Awards

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Knight International Journalism Awards from the International Center for Journalists honors outstanding individuals in the field of journalism.

Each November, the International Center for Journalists recognizes exceptional colleagues at their annual gala in Washington, D.C.

They’re now seeking nominees whose pioneering coverage or media innovations have a significant impact on the lives of people around the world.


The 2017 winners were Pakistani filmmaker and journalist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, whose reports led to legislative changes in her country, and Karam al-Masri, a Syrian photojournalist and videographer who persisted in covering the siege of Aleppo through a near-total blackout of news from the city. 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 the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


Award: The winners will be honored at ICFJ’s Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 8, 2018. For more information on the awards, please send an email to Luisa Pires Luciano at

For more information on the Awards Dinner, please contact Andria Moore at

Eligibility: Candidates can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers, citizen journalists or bloggers. Candidates who meet the Awards criteria may nominate themselves.

Application : You can find the nomination form here


Deadline: Feb. 18, 2018.


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