AWARD CATEGORIES

CJF AWARDS CATEGORIES

Every year, The Canadian Journalism Foundation supports and rewards excellence in Canadian journalism through its annual awards program and by supporting recognition programs run by other organizations. Check individual awards for open dates and deadlines.

THESE AWARDS ARE NOW CLOSED.

CATEGORIES

CJF Award for Climate Solutions Reporting

This new award, which carries a $10,000 cash prize, recognizes excellence in reporting on what is being done in Canada and beyond to address the impact and threat of climate change – the policies, practices and people that could potentially be part of the solution to this global crisis. Thanks to founding sponsor Intact Financial Corporation.

CJF-Facebook Journalism Project Digital News Innovation Award
This award is a joint initiative by the CJF and the Facebook Journalism Project, recognizing innovations in digital media that have a demonstrated impact in advancing the quality of digital journalism. The winning organization will receive a $10,000 prize.

CJF Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism
This award honours an organization that embodies exemplary journalism with a resulting impact on the community it serves, in both small media and large media categories. Those making submissions for the Excellence award can use a joint online form to apply simultaneously for the Michener Award.

Lifetime Achievement Award
This award recognizes a substantial contribution by a Canadian journalist to the profession.

The Landsberg Award
Named after Michele Landsberg–award-winning journalist, author, social activist and feminist–this award celebrates a journalist who is raising awareness about women’s equality issues in Canada and aims to inspire an increase in the media coverage and voice of women in Canada. The recipient receives a $5,000 prize. This award is presented in association with the Canadian Women’s Foundation.

This new award, which carries a $10,000 cash prize, recognizes excellence in reporting on what is being done in Canada and beyond to address the impact and threat of climate change – the policies, practices and people that could potentially be part of the solution to this global crisis. Thanks to founding sponsor Intact Financial Corporation.

This award is a joint initiative by the CJF and the Facebook Journalism Project, recognizing innovations in digital media that have a demonstrated impact in advancing the quality of digital journalism. The winning organization will receive a $10,000 prize.

This award honours an organization that embodies exemplary journalism with a resulting impact on the community it serves, in both small media and large media categories. Those making submissions for the Excellence award can use a joint online form to apply simultaneously for the Michener Award.

This award recognizes a substantial contribution by a Canadian journalist to the profession.

Named after Michele Landsberg–award-winning journalist, author, social activist and feminist–this award celebrates a journalist who is raising awareness about women’s equality issues in Canada and aims to inspire an increase in the media coverage and voice of women in Canada. The recipient receives a $5,000 prize. This award is presented in association with the Canadian Women’s Foundation

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