Call for entries: Aaas Kavli Science Journalism Awards

DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2021 —The AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards 2021 contest is currently open for submissions from journalists around the world.

The awards, an internationally recognized measure of excellence in science journalism, support individuals for coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics.

The 2021 Awards is open in the following categories:

• Science Reporting – Large Outlet: Text pieces in print or online from large newspapers with a circulation of more than 150,000 (largest single day, including digital subscriptions) and digital-only publications with a regional or national audience.

• Science Reporting – Small Outlet: Text pieces in print or online from small newspapers with circulation of 150,000 or less (largest single day, including digital subscriptions) and digital-only publications with a local audience.

• Science Reporting – In-Depth: An entry of more than 5,000 words for a newspaper, magazine or online site.

• Magazine: Stories in print magazines, on magazine websites or in digital-only magazines. 5,000 words or less.

• Video In-Depth Reporting: Segments or programs longer than 20 minutes. Includes stand-alone online videos.

• Video Spot News/Feature Reporting: Segments or programs totaling 20 minutes or less. Includes stand-alone online videos.

• Audio: Radio or Podcast.

• Children’s Science News: Open to journalists working in any medium – print, broadcast or online – for excellence in reporting science news for children, including young teens up to age 14.

The deadline for submission of entries is August 1, 2021.



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