IPI/IMS 2024 press freedom awards seek nomination

DEADLINE: MARCH 5, 2024 — The International Press Institute (IPI) and International Media Support (IMS) seek nominations for the 2024 World Press Freedom Hero Award and Free Media Pioneer Award.

IPI and IMS welcome nominations from around the world for the 2024 awards. Both awards will be presented during a special ceremony at IPI’s 2024 World Congress, which will take place from May 22 – 24 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Nominations for the World Press Freedom Hero Award must be individuals. Nominations for the Free Media Pioneer Award can be individuals, teams, or news outlets or other media-related organisations, including organizations that defend press freedom.

The deadline for applications is March 5, 2024.

APPLY HERE

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