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Call for submissions: The 2014 Kurt Schork awards

Local reporters and freelance journalists anywhere in the world (see website below for definitions) are eligible to make a submission for the 2014 Kurt Schork awards.

Submitted articles may include war reporting, human rights issues, cross-border troubles, and corruption or other controversial matters that impact people’s lives. Judges will be looking for professionalism, high journalistic standards, and evidence of dedication and courage in obtaining the story.

To enter, you must submit three separate articles. Submitted articles must have been published in any print-based medium, such as newspapers and magazines, or in established online publications between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014.

Interested journalists must also provide: a CV about your education and journalism career, a passport-type photo, an English translation if the original articles are in another language, and a short statement explaining what you had to do to get the story.

You can complete an online form to submit your articles or download a PDF form to print, complete and post with your entry. To apply online, go to: http://www.ksmfund.org/awards/submitting-entries/2014-entry-form. For more information and the postal address, go to: http://www.ksmfund.org/awards/submitting-entries/next-call

The deadline for receipt of submissions is midnight (GMT) on Saturday, May 31, 2014.

Winners will be announced in September and the awards will be presented on Thursday, October 30, 2014.

If you have any questions about the 2014 awards process, please email enquiries@ksmfund.org.

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