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GIJC23 Global Shining Light Award

Organisation: Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN)

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    The journalist, journalism team, or media outlet will have produced independent, investigative reporting, which:
    – Originated in and affected a developing or transitioning country;
    – Was broadcast or published between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2022;
    – Was of an investigative nature;
    – Uncovered an issue, wrongdoing, or system of corruption which gravely affected the common good;
    – And did so in the face of arrest, imprisonment, violence against them and their families, or threats and intimidation.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: Worldwide
  • Application language: English

The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) is now accepting nominations for the Global Shining Light Award.

This award honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions.

Top winners will receive an honorary plaque, a cash prize, and a trip to the 2023 Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC) to accept the award.

Award Categories:

  • Small and Medium Outlets (organizations with staff of 20 or less, including freelancers)
  • Large Outlets (organizations with more than 20 staff)

See here to learn more and apply.

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Status: Closed

Type:
  • Awards and Prizes
Theme:
  • Investigative journalism

Funding Size: $2,500

Deadline: 28/02/2022

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