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Nominations Open for the Landsberg Award in Canada

Status: Closed

Organisation: Canadian Journalism Foundation

Deadline: 14/01/2022

  • Eligibility criteria: 
    – The awards will be given to a working journalist (employed or freelance) who has done the most to shine a spotlight on women’s equality issues in Canada in print, broadcast or online news reporting in 2021. Entries involving more than one contributor are welcome and will be judged as a single submission;
    – Submissions are welcome in the following formats: article, column, online piece, editorial, op-ed, radio program, podcast, television program or documentary film.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: Canada
  • Application language: English

The Canadian Journalism Foundation in association with the Canadian Women’s Foundation is nominating applications for the Landsberg Award.

The award celebrates a journalist who is raising awareness about women’s equality issues in Canada and aims to inspire an increase in the media coverage and voice of women in Canada.

The award is named after Michele Landsberg—an award-winning Canadian journalist, author, social activist and feminist—to acknowledge the tremendous impact that she has had as an advocate and role model for all women in Canada. The award will inspire relentless and fearless journalists to consider Canadian news from a women’s equality perspective.

See here to learn more and apply.

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