The Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents is organised by the borough of Bayeux.
It aims to pay tribute to journalists and war correspondents from all over the world who work in often perilous conditions to provide unrestricted, democratic information. It rewards a report on a conflict situation, or its consequences for civilian populations, or on a news item concerning the defence of individual freedoms and democracy.
The different prize categories are aimed exclusively at journalists and/or photographers employed by the media (e.g. newspapers, magazines, television channels, radio stations) or agencies (e.g. press agencies, televised press agencies, photographic agencies), professional journalists and/or photographers who are freelance, and media companies for the Web Journalism category only.
- Written Press
- Grand Format Television
- Web Journalism
- Young reporter
Each Candidate may only present one Report per category. Each report (press article, radio, television, or photo report) must have been produced between 1st June 2015 and 31 May 2016.
There are no entry fees.
Six distinct prizes will be awarded for an amount of €7,000 each, one prize per category: Written Press, Television, Radio, Photo, Grand Format Television and Web Journalism.
The reports must be submitted to the following address by 6 June 2016:Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents
Hôtel de Ville 19, rue laitière – BP 21215 – 14402 Bayeux Cedex
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