2017 SAJA Journalism Awards


[Jason Motlagh's "Ghosts of Rana Plaza" on the collapse of a Bangladeshi garment factory, which won the 2015 Daniel Pearl Award.]

SAJA is proud to share that we will host this year's annual awards dinner on September 16 at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Stay tuned for more information! 

REGISTER TO ATTEND THE AWARDS AND JOB FAIR NOW: http://www.saja.org/event-2594099 

Like SAJA's scholarships and internships, current and past board members are *NOT* eligible for awards.

We are only accepting entries from U.S. based publications. 

Send in your entries by July 22, 2017.

You can see a list of winners from previous years here.

1. The Daniel Pearl Award for outstanding reporting about South Asia: All media

Established in honor of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who was killed while reporting in Pakistan, this award recognizes outstanding in-depth reporting that exhibits the kind of courage and integrity that Pearl embodied in his work. Apply Here

2. Outstanding enterprise reporting about South Asia or the worldwide South Asian diaspora: All media

This award recognizes outstanding original reporting -- including explanatory and investigative journalism -- helping explain a significant and complex subject on any topic relating to South Asia. The reporting can be a single article or a series on a specific topic. Apply Here

3. Outstanding business story about South Asia, or the worldwide South Asians diaspora: All media

This award recognizes outstanding news, feature or explanatory reporting in business and economics. Apply Here


4. Outstanding arts and culture reporting about South Asia, or the worldwide South Asians diaspora: All media

This award recognizes outstanding reporting about arts, culture or lifestyle. Apply Here

5. Outstanding piece of literary non-fiction about South Asia, or the worldwide South Asians diaspora: All media

This award recognizes outstanding creative writing, use of language, quality of articulation and coherence that covers news, sports, business, entertainment or any other aspect relating to South Asia or South Asians. Apply Here


6: Outstanding photography about South Asia, or the worldwide South Asians diaspora

This award recognizes outstanding feature, news or breaking news photography in black and white or color. Apply Here

7. Outstanding multimedia story about South Asia, or the worldwide South Asians diaspora

This award recognizes outstanding multimedia storytelling that uses a variety of video, audio slideshows, and interactive graphics, virtual reality (VR) or documentary techniques to tell a news feature story.  Apply Here

8. Outstanding data journalism on South Asia, or the worldwide South Asians diaspora: All media

This award recognizes outstanding achievement in using data science to inform, educate or reveal information relating to South Asia or South Asians. Apply Here

9. Outstanding investigative audio-visual story about South Asia, or the worldwide South Asians diaspora - All media

This awards recognizes in-depth and investigative audio-visual pieces of reporting that help explain a significant and complex subject on any topic relating to South Asia or South Asians diaspora. Apply Here


10: Outstanding story on any subject: All media

This award recognizes outstanding reporting on any subject and in any medium. Apply Here


11. Annual award for outstanding reporting on the year’s top/most impactful story between Jan 1, 2016 to Dec 30, 2016: All media  

This award recognizes outstanding writing and reporting on the year’s biggest news development. Apply Here



12: Outstanding story on any subject by a South Asian student in the US or Canada: All media

This award recognizes outstanding reporting on any subject by a South Asian student studying in North America. Apply Here




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