Taco Kuiper Award for investigative journalism open for entries
|Issued by: Wits University|
[Johannesburg, 28 January 2013]
The seventh annual Taco Kuiper Award, which celebrates outstanding examples of investigative journalism published or broadcast by South African media, is open for entries.
The winner will receive a prize of R200 000 and the runner-up will receive R100 000.
The award is open to print, broadcast and online journalists, or teams of up to three journalists, who have covered a single story or a series of related stories dealing with events and issues affecting South Africa. The entry must have been published or broadcast during 2012. Read the guidelines for entries.
The deadline for entries is Wednesday, 20 February 2013, at 2pm. Click here to download an entry form and read instructions on how to submit your entry.
The awards ceremony will be held on Friday, 5 April 2013.
For more information, go to: www.journalism.co.za/tacokuiper.
In addition to the award, Taco Kuiper Grants are available to encourage investigative journalism in South African print media. Read the guidelines for grants.