Data journalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Media companies, nonprofit organizations, freelancers and staff journalists can enter a competition.

The fourth annual Data Journalism Awards (DJAs), run by the Global Editors Network (GEN) and sponsored by the Knight Foundation and Google, will be awarding a EUR1,000 prize to each of its 12 category winners.

The categories are: data visualization of the year (large newsroom); data visualization of the year (small newsroom); investigation of the year (large newsroom); investigation of the year (small newsroom); news data app of the year (large newsroom); news data app of the year (small newsroom); data journalism website of the year; best individual portfolio; best use of data in a breaking news story, within first 36 hours; open data award; general excellence (jurors’ choice); and public choice.

Submissions must have been published or aired between April 10, 2015 and April 4, 2016 and must be in English. Entries in languages other than English must be accompanied by a translation of the work.

The award ceremony will take place in Vienna during the Global Editors Network Summit, an annual event hosting 500 editors-in-chief worldwide.

The deadline is April 10, 2016.

For more information, click here.

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