JHR Prize for Excellence in Human Rights Journalism
AboutThe JHR Prize for Excellence in Human Rights Journalism is an annual award recognizing a Canadian journalism organization or team within an organization’s outstanding contribution to coverage of human rights issues. The winner will be announced at JHR’s Night for Rights Gala on September 26, 2013.
The winner will receive a plaque and the opportunity to participate in JHR programming, either in an advisory or training capacity, over the period of one year.
The recipient organization or team will have shown a commitment to reporting on human rights issues locally or internationally. Its work will consistently be at the top of journalistic standards, and will have demonstrated an understanding of the social, political, and legal context of the issues reported.
Entry & Submission Guidelines
Nominees must be Canadian journalism organizations or teams, working in print, radio, broadcast, online journalism, or a combination thereof.