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2018 US Hillman Prizes

Prizes to USA Journalists for Excellence
in Investigative Stories and Commentary

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Sidney Hillman Foundation

Deadline Date:

01/30/18

Description:

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Prizes of $5,000 to USA journalists to recognize efforts in commentary or investigative journalism that are in service to the common good. Winners of these prizes exemplify social justice impact, reportorial excellence, and storytelling skill. Prizes will be presented in the following categories:

1. Book (bound volumes and ebooks)

2. Newspaper Journalism (story or series/in print or online)

3. Magazine Journalism (story or series/in print or online)

4. Broadcast Journalism (story/series/documentary at least 20 minutes in total package length that has aired on television or radio)

5. Web Journalism (story/series that did not appear in print): Open to blogs, photojournalism, and other multimedia projects as well as text.

6. Opinion & Analysis Journalism (any medium): Includes all types of advocacy, opinion, commentary and analysis, normally short-form and/or frequent, regardless of medium. Open to newspaper and magazine columnists, TV and radio presenters, podcasters, blogs, and bloggers.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177619

Number of Grants:

One prize will be made in each of six categories.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Winners are awarded travel to New York City to receive a $5,000 prize and a certificate.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although work must have been intended for and be widely accessible to a U.S. audience.

Pre-Application Information:

There is no fee to enter. There is no limit to the number of entries one outlet or publication may enter.

You may nominate your own work or someone else’s.

The Call for Entries for the 2018 Hillman Prizes is now on. The deadline is January 30, 2018.

Winners will be announced in April 2018.

Prizes will be presented at the award ceremony to be held Tuesday, May 8, 2018 in New York City.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit Nominations Online:
http://hillmanfoundation.submittable.com/submit

Alexandra Lescaze
646-448-6413
alex@hillmanfoundation.org

The Sidney Hillman Foundation
330 West 42nd Street, Suite 900
New York, NY 10036

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