Women in Journalism has announced an annual journalism award to be presented at The Press Awards.
NB Entries for this year’s award closed January 2015
The prize of £4000 will be used to fund either a project or pay for living expenses during work experience at two or more major national news organisations, arranged by the organisers.
Applicants can be any age, working in either print or multimedia. The judges will be looking for a flair for storytelling and evidence of innovation and/or impact. They will be looking for the winner to demonstrate an identifiable voice and flair for a specific subject.
Georgina Henry, who passed away in February 2014, was a founding member of Women in Journalism 21 years ago as well as former deputy editor of the Guardian and head of Guardian.co.uk.
The award, for women only, can be entered by sending three examples of work from the past 12 months to firstname.lastname@example.org plus an 800-word pitch for an ongoing journalistic project, explaining what stage it is at, and how it is likely to proceed. Closing date for entries is January 10th, 2015. The judges can also nominate candidates.