Submissions are now open for the Data Journalism Awards 2015! We received 520 submissions in 2014 and we hope to beat our record this year.
What’s new this season?
- Simon Rogers, Data Editor at Twitter, is the new DJA Director and five new jury members have joined for 2015. Paul Steiger will serve as President of the Jury.
- We have introduced new categories to recognise the development and innovation in data journalism. A Public's Choice prize will also be awarded.
- Submissions will be reviewed monthly by a pre-jury. Five to ten projects per month will be shortlisted and submitted to the jury in April 2015.
- A monthly newsletter, with the best work in data journalism, curated by Simon Rogers. You can see the latest edition here, and register here.
- The fourth annual Data Journalism Awards will culminate with the DJA Ceremony to showcase the best of data journalism worldwide. Don't miss this event to be held on 18 June 2015 during the GEN Summit in Barcelona.
The deadline for submissions is Friday 10 April 2015, but don't wait until the last minute: the best projects will be shortlisted each month, giving you a better chance to be selected!
You will submit your project on our new platform, the GEN Community. This recently launched community already has over 1,000 media innovators and over 350 projects to discover. To submit your project you will need 10-15 minutes.
If you have not yet signed up for the GEN Community, please create a profile, go to ‘Submit a Project’, select the 'DJA 2015' category and fill in the project form. The GEN community is free to join.
If you already have a profile, please log in, go to ‘Submit a Project’, select the 'DJA 2015' category and fill in the project form.
Please provide as much information as you can about your project. Include anything that you feel is relevant and can help our jury with their decision.
The pre-jury will assign each project to the category they see fit.
Be careful, if you aim for the personal portfolio category, your submission should be presented as one entry with a general description covering all projects within the entry.
To provide more detailed information about your portfolio projects you can use different fields (URLs, videos, embedded documents, additional files).
DJA Jury 2015
Professor of Visualisation
University of Miami
The New York Times
Angelica Peralta Ramos
Data Journalism and Multimedia Development Manager
Executive Editor of Digital
Head of Digital Operations
Data Journalist and Consultant
Senior Editor, Data & Interactives
The Chronicle of Higher Education/Philanthropy
Publisher & CEO
African Eye News Service
Researcher & Managing Director of the Digital Methods Initiative
University of Amsterdam
Interactive and Animation Director
Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project
Director of External Relations
Executive Editor, Editorial Operations, Data & Innovation
Director of Journalism
Journalist, professor of journalism
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism of Arizona
Discover the nine winners from DJA 2014
- Best Story on a Single Topic - Detective.io
- Best Data-driven Investigation - The Washington Post
- Best Data Visualization - The New York Times
- Best Application or Website - La Nacion
- Best Individual Portfolio - Chad Skelton
- Best Team or Newsroom Portfolio - NZZ
- Best Entry from a Small Newsroom - Kiln
- Jurors' Choice - Pro Publica
- Public's Choice - The New York Times
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