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Call for nominations: IPI, IMS 2024 Press Freedom awards

Status: Open

Organisation: The International Press Institute (IPI)

Deadline: 05/03/2024

Location: Online

The International Press Institute (IPI) and International Media Support (IMS) are proud to announce the call for nominations for this year’s World Press Freedom Hero Award and Free Media Pioneer Award.

Both awards will be presented during a special ceremony at IPI’s 2024 World Congress, which will take place on May 22 – 24, 2024 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The World Press Freedom Hero Award honours journalists who have made significant contributions to the promotion of press freedom, particularly in the face of great personal risk.

The IPI-IMS Free Media Pioneer Award is presented to organisations meeting the demands of the moment through innovative models of journalism, media, or press freedom defence. They are opening up new ways of thinking about the free flow of information to strengthen independent journalism and meet the needs of their communities.

Nomination Guidelines

Nominations should be sent by March 5, 2024 to info@ipi.media. Use the subject line, “World Press Freedom Hero nomination” or “Free Media Pioneer nomination” and include a brief description of the person or organisation you are nominating.

For the World Press Freedom Hero Award, nominations must be for individuals.

For the Free Media Pioneer Award, nominations can be for individuals, teams, news outlets, or other media-related organisations, including those defending press freedom.

For more information, please click here.

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