Donor Name: Global Investigative Journalism Network
Award name: Global Shining Light Award
Award brief: Every two years, the Global Investigative Journalism Network presents the Global Shining Light Award, a unique award which honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions.
Deadline: Deadline for submissions is May 15, 2017, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5), for stories published or broadcast between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2016.
Award details link: http://gijn.org/awards/
Award limit: The winner receives an honorary plaque, US$2,000, and a trip to the 2017 Global Investigative Journalism Conference to accept the award in front of hundreds of their colleagues from around the world.
Project start date: N/A
Project duration: N/A
Eligible organization: As below
Eligibility: The journalist, journalism team, or media outlet provided independent, investigative reporting, which:
● Originated in and affected a developing or emerging country
● Was broadcast or published between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2016;
● Was of an investigative nature;
● Uncovered an issue, wrong-doing, 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
Submission mail: Not Found
Other important link:
● Apply: https://docs.google.com/a/gijn.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScwS9C9jRGOZZXXOZqdi9j8p_6L1VJ3_qEDFuidACSxtApfgw/viewform
How to apply: Online submissions are strongly preferred (https://docs.google.com/a/gijn.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScwS9C9jRGOZZXXOZqdi9j8p_6L1VJ3_qEDFuidACSxtApfgw/viewform). If you need to send hard copy, mail it to: Global Shining Light Awards/GIJN, Pozsonyi Way 10, 2nd floor 8 door, Budapest 1137, Hungary. Any questions about the award should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If submissions are in languages other than English, you must provide a detailed English-language summary of a print or online story, or an English-language transcript of a broadcast script.
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