Call for Entries Open for 2013 Hillman Prizes in Journalism, deadline Jan 31

Start the new year off with a prize. Deadline Jan 31. -mia

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The Sidney Hillman Foundation

Submissions For Hillman Prizes In Journalism

Due January 31, 2013

Annual Prizes Honor Excellence in Journalism in Service of the Common Good

The Sidney Hillman Foundation is now accepting submissions for the
2013 Hillman Prizes that honor investigative journalism and commentary in the public interest.
The 2013 prizes will be given for work produced, published, broadcast, or exhibited in 2012. Our categories include:
  • books (non-fiction)
  • newspaper reporting (print or online)
  • magazine reporting (print or online)
  • broadcast journalism (video or radio programs longer than 20 minutes)
  • photojournalism (still photos that may or may not be part of a larger multi-media package)
  • web journalism (online reporting done by an individual or an institution (text blog and/or multimedia), and
  • opinion journalism (for commentary and analysis in any medium)

The received-by deadline for all submissions is January 31, 2013. There  is no submission fee.  View the submission form and application instructions.

Winners will be announced in April 2013. Each winner is awarded travel to   New York City to receive a $5,000 prize and a certificate designed by New  Yorker cartoonist, Edward Sorel, at our awards ceremony and cocktail  reception to be held Tuesday May 7, 2013 at the New York Times Center.

Submissions are judged by a distinguished panel of journalists: Hendrik Hertzberg, senior editor, The New Yorker, Susan Meiselas, Magnum photographer, Harold Meyerson, Washington Post columnist and editor-at- large, The American Prospect, Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher,The Nation, and Rose Marie Arce, senior producer, CNN.

See previous winners here.

Since 1950, the Sidney Hillman Foundation has honored journalists, writers and public figures who pursue investigative journalism and public policy for the common good. Sidney Hillman was the founding president of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union of America, a predecessor union of Workers United, SEIU. Sidney Hillman, an architect of the New Deal, fought to build a vibrant union movement extending beyond the shop floor to all aspects of working people's lives.

For any questions, please contact:

Alexandra Lescaze
Executive Director, The Sidney Hillman Foundation
12 West 31st St., 12th fl., New York, NY 10001


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