Nominations Open for 2017 Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism Competitions International 

Nominations Open for 2017 Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism

The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is now accepting submissions for its 2017 awards in international journalism.Each award is for $5,000 and will be presented at a prestigious ceremony in London in late October or November 2017.

Award Categories:

The 16th annual call for awards is therefore now split into three categories:

  • A Local Reporter award that recognizes the often over-looked work of journalists in developing nations or countries in transition who write about events in their homeland.
  • A Freelance award for those journalists who travel to the world’s conflict zones, usually at great personal risk, to witness and report the impact and consequences of events.
  • A News Fixer award rewarding local journalists and/or experts, hired by a visiting foreign reporter or news organization, whose guidance and local knowledge materially benefited the content, impact and reach of the stories submitted.


  • A Local Reporter
  • A Freelance
  • A News Fixer

Application Deadline: May 31, 2017


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