Call for Entries for the Population Institute’s 35th Annual Global Media Awards
Each year PI honors journalists, filmmakers, radio and television show hosts, and editorial cartoonists from around the world who write about population issues. The awards are designed to promote accurate and broader media coverage of population and development issues.
The awards honor those who have contributed a greater public awareness of the various challenges related to population and reproductive health. The awards serve to encourage editors, news directors, and journalists to acquire a more in-depth knowledge of population issues and to stimulate higher journalistic standards for reporting on global population issues.
In evaluating the entries, the judges look to determine whether the reporting is accurate and fair, easily understood by the targeted audience, and contributes to a healthy public debate over population and reproductive health.
Entries will be evaluated on their potential to educate and inform policymakers or the general public about issues related to population growth. The jury will score entries on the following criteria.
Is the program reporting:
- Accurate and fair?
- Easily understood by the targeted audience?
- Offer a new or enhanced perspective on the subject of population?
- Relevant to the public policy debate on population or public understanding of issues related to population?
How to Submit
Entries must be sent to:
Global Media Awards Program
107 Second Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Please submit justification for award, the name of the media outlet and the date of its use, along with 2 copies of the project being considered.
1. Entries must contain nominee’s complete contact information : name, address, phone, and e-mail.
2. Entries must be accompanied by a brief description of the entry and a justification explaining why it should be considered for a Global Media Award.
3. English translations must accompany entries in other languages.
4. Applicants must submit two printed copies of their submissions.