Apply for One World Media 2020 Coronavirus Reporting Award 

Coronavirus Reporting Award

DEADLINE: JULY 30, 2010 ― Applications are now open for the Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020. The award is supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

The award is in response to the exceptional work of journalists and filmmakers covering the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in developing countries.

The Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020 will champion stories that show what is happening beyond the borders and spotlight international perspectives on the pandemic while also showing the potential solutions, the urgent needs and the surprising implications of COVID-19 around the world.

All entries for the Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020 should focus on stories, topics or issues in, about or related to the developing world, including Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East, Russia or the Post-Soviet States. Jurors will be looking for media that cover underreported stories or new angles and approaches to more familiar stories.

Entries must have had their first screening, broadcast, theatrical release, launch or publication between 1 December 2019 and 30 July 2020.

Entries in any format, including print, film, audio, or digital media can be used to apply. Application for the award will end on July 30, 2020.

Entries will be evaluated based on the overall merit of the piece, with an emphasis on the relevance of the coverage, quality of the coverage, originality and creativity of the coverage, substance and accuracy of the coverage and impact and reach of the coverage.

Winners of the awards will be announced in October 2020.




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