Prize Award for Criminal Justice Reporting

John Jay's Center on Media, Crime and Justice, New York, New York

Date Posted October 17, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Investigative
Job Status Freelance
Salary Up to $15,000



John Jay College Center on Media, Crime and Justice / New York, New York

Submissions are now being accepted for the 15th annual John Jay College of Criminal Justice/Harry Frank Guggenheim Awards for Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting. The annual $1,500 awards, sponsored by the nation’s pre-eminent academic institution on criminal justice, honor investigative, feature, analytical, and enterprise journalism that has had a significant impact on public understanding of criminal justice issues. The awards will be presented in conjunction with the Harry F. Guggenheim annual Symposium on Crime in America in February, 2020. The awards are administered by the Center on Media, Crime and Justice at John Jay, and judged by a panel of leading journalists and educators.

$1,500 AWARDS in two categories

  1. Single story or
  2. Series published in a newspaper, magazine, or online print outlet. Broadcast work is eligible if it contains a significant online component. Work must be published in U.S. media between Nov. 1, 2018 and Oct 31, 2019.

DEADLINE: Nov. 12, 2019 11:59pm EST

COST: $75 fee must accompany each separate submission.

For questions about eligibility criteria or entry form, or for a list of past winners, please visit our website at:; or contact prize administrator Wren Longno at; or Ricardo Martinez at 646-556-4690

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