2020 Free Press Awards for Journalists and Media Professionals
Deadline: August 1, 2020.
The Free Press Awards recognise journalists and media professionals who have a strong commitment with press freedom and independent information. We will honour journalists and media professionals who continue no matter what.
Free Press Unlimited wants to honour journalists who risk everything to bring us the news, media pioneers who pave the way for equality and justice and those who persevere under the most difficult circumstances. The Free Press Awards will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist.
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: The category Newcomer of the Year in Journalism recognises talented new journalists who have put in a strong performance when it comes to reporting the news. The nominees all demonstrate exceptional commitment to press freedom and independent coverage and use innovative methods to disseminate this information.
MOST RESILIENT JOURNALIST AWARD: The Free Press Award in the category Most Resilient Journalist is presented to a journalist who has demonstrated extraordinary strength of character, courage and perseverance in reporting the news.
A. The winner in the category ‘Newcomer of the Year’ will receive a media scholarship by choice.
B. The winner in the category ‘Most Resilient Journalist’ will receive a cash prize of €15,000.