18th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting 2023
Applications are open for the 18th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting 2023. This year, Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) will continue its tradition of recognising exceptional journalism across print, online, photojournalism, editorial cartooning, television and radio genres that investigates public and corporate corruption, exposes human rights violations, and highlights regulatory abuses in Nigeria. The stories must be newsworthy, investigative, expose or prevent clandestine activities and corruption in the public and private domain and promote human rights.
Since its inception in 2005, the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting has recognised the contributions of 116 finalists, 59 Soyinka Laureates, 13 investigative journalists of the year and 28 honorary awards recipients.
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- Editorial cartoon
- Open to any Nigerian professional reporter or team of reporters (fulltime or freelancers);
- Be 18-years and above;
- Have published stories either online, in print, or through electronic media, primarily targeted at and received by a Nigerian audience.
- The work (single work or single-subject serial) must involve reporting on public, and or corporate corruption, human rights violation, or on the failure of regulatory agencies. The story should reflect a high quality of investigation in terms of newsworthiness, capacity to expose or prevent clandestine activities, corruption in the public domain, an understanding of human rights implications enhanced by the quality of presentation. Such works should have been first published or broadcast in a Nigerian media between October 4, 2022 and October 3, 2023.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the button below or click this link
Deadline: 24th October, 2023
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