Amnesty International Canada -- Media Awards
Deadline: October 15, annually
Eligibility: These awards are to honour the efforts of journalists to increase Canadians' awareness and understanding of human rights issues. Journalists are invited to submit articles and tapes, published or broadcast between October 1 and September 30 (of the year preceding deadline) and have been produced for publication or broadcasts in Canada. Submissions should focus on areas of human rights work covered by the mandate of Amnesty International.
Contact: John Tackaberry
Sponsor: Amnesty International Canada
312 Laurier Ave. E.
Ottawa, ON K1N 1H9
Phone: 613-363-9933 x32
Description: Awards will be given in three categories in English and French for: National Print (including newspapers and magazines), Video and Audio (television or radio/news and documentaries), and Local/Alternative (covering newspapers and magazines).
Further Details: Amnesty International - Canada reserves the right to withold the prize in one or more categories if the jury is not satisfied with the quality of the submissions. Winners are announced on Human Rights Day -- December 10, annually.
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