Canadian Hillman Prize, Call For Entries: Open Now Through January 15 | Hillman Foundation

Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

Canadian Hillman Prize, Call For Entries: Open Now Through January 15

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Victor To, Creative Commons. 

Attention, journalists, editors, and awards coordinators,

The Sidney Hillman Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Canadian Hillman Prize honouring excellence in investigative journalism!

The Hillman Prize celebrates print, digital and broadcast reporting that highlights social or economic injustice and hopefully leads to meaningful public policy change. 

Winning entries will be judged on the following criteria: 

  • Significance of journalism in service of the common good
  • Resourcefulness and courage in reporting 
  • Skill in relating the story and impact of the coverage

Eligibility: Entries must be published or broadcast in 2018 and have been made widely available to a Canadian audience. Nominated material and a cover letter explaining how the entry meets the requirements can be submitted hereThere is no fee to enter.

The Canadian Hillman Prize winner will be awarded a certificate, a $5,000 honorarium, and travel to New York City.