Entry

Livingston winners and judges at the annual awards luncheon
2018 Livingston winners and judges at the annual awards luncheon in New York City on June 6, 2018.

 

Rules

Prizes of $10,000 will be presented in three categories: local, national and international reporting. There is no entry fee.

  • Entrants must be 34 years of age or younger as of December 31, 2018.
  • Multiple bylines are eligible, but all must meet the age criteria.
  • One entry per individual is accepted. One entry can be a single piece or a maximum of three pieces either from a published series, an original piece and its follow-up developments or three pieces clearly tied together in a beat. All pieces of the series must be published by the same organization.
  • Print, online, video, audio and data visualization work is eligible. Still photography is not eligible.
  • The work must appear in U.S. controlled media. Entrants are not required to be U.S. citizens.
  • Entries must be directly related to current events or include new information about old events. Features and commentary are eligible.
  • Submissions must consist of materials prepared in the ordinary course of the journalist’s professional production. Materials prepared by journalists specifically for submission to the Livingston Awards do not qualify.
  • Student media are not eligible.
  • Individuals may apply on their own, or be entered by their organization.
  • Competition is limited to work published or appearing during calendar year ending December 31, 2018.
  • Winners will participate in an outreach event arranged by the Livingston Awards.

Deadline

  • The deadline for entering work published in 2018 is February 1, 2019.
  • Finalists will be notified by April 1, 2019. Announcement of winners will take place on June 2019.

 

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