Data Journalism Awards

The Data Journalism Awards 2017 competition is now open. Teams from around the world have until 7 April 2017 to submit a project.

Welcome to the DJA!

The Data Journalism Awards are the first international awards recognising outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide.

The 2017 edition launched on 28 November 2016 and teams from around the world have until 7 April 2017 to submit a project.

Started in 2012, the competition is organised by the Global Editors Network, with support from the Google News Lab and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Previous winning organisations include The New York Times, The Guardian, ProPublica and La Nación.

The prizes for the last DJA 2017 competition are worth $1801 (US) each and will be awarded at a special ceremony at the Vienna City Hall during the seventh annual GEN Summit on 22 June 2017.

Simon Rogers, Data Editor at Google, is the director of the DJA competition which takes place under the presidency of Paul Steiger, Executive Chairman of ProPublica's board of directors.

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Receive all the latest news on data journalism and info on the Data Journalism Awards 2017 from GEN's bi-monthly DJA newsletter curated by data journalism expert, Marianne Bouchart.

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