Application Deadline: December 31, 2017

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family seek entries for the 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. In its second year, this prestigious award will honor an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who tells important stories through quality reporting.

● The contest is open to up-and-coming, English-speaking journalists working in Africa for print, broadcast and online news media.
● Applicants must have no more than 10 years of journalism experience.
● Applicants must submit one published story that reflects top-notch storytelling about important issues.
● The submission can be a feature story; an in-depth, investigative or explanatory piece; or a multimedia report or documentary.
● The published story or broadcast must be submitted in English. Works in other languages must include English translations.

The application deadline is Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Click here to apply online.

A distinguished international jury will select the winner.

You can learn more here.