DEADLINE: JANUARY 30, 2022 —The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling is currently open for applications.
The Award, which is a collaboration between the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), the ONE Campaign, and the Elliott family, honors journalists who exemplify Africa through thoughtful reporting and excellent storytelling.
The organizers welcome submissions from English-speaking print, broadcast or digital journalists working in Africa. Multimedia submissions may include web, audio, video, visual or mixed media.
Applicants must have no more than 10 years of journalism experience.
Works must be submitted in English, and those in other languages must include English translations.
The submitted story must be published between December 1, 2020, and December 1, 2021.
The deadline for applications is January 30, 2022.
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