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Climate Journalism Award 2024

Status: Open

  • Awards & prizes

Organisation: European Journalism Centre (EJC)

Deadline: 05/07/2024

Location: Copenhagen

The European Journalism Centre invites applications for the 2nd edition of the Climate Journalism Award.

The Climate Journalism Award promotes innovative and creative storytelling that highlights the fight against climate change and values high-quality reporting on climate and environmental issues.

This Award aims to recognise and celebrate innovative and impactful climate journalism and reporting, with a total prize pool of €12,000 for the five distinct categories. Investigating political pressure, disinformation, and greenwashing are key tasks for journalists and media professionals in fighting threats to climate action. This Award offers the chance to honour their important efforts.

Award Categories

Each project must fit in one of the five following categories:

  • Data-driven visualisation: Data-driven approaches that report on climate change, effectively visualising complex climate narratives.
  • Fighting climate misinformation: Climate stories that debunk myths and counter disinformation campaigns surrounding climate change and the climate crisis.
  • Pinpoint award for investigations: Investigative reporting that holds those in power accountable for their actions and their impact on climate change and environmental issues.
  • Storytelling & solutions: Solutions-focused storytelling methods for communicating climate change stories.
  • Emerging talent: Innovative climate reporting produced by journalists and newsrooms with less than three years of experience.

The Award ceremony will take place at the News Impact Summit in Copenhagen on 10 October 2024. The Award is managed by the European Journalism Centre in partnership with the Google News Initiative.

How to apply

The deadline for applications is July 5, 2024. To learn more and apply, please click here.

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