The 2018 Hillman Prizes for Journalism will be given to journalism published in 2017.


Canada: Deadline Jan 15, 2018 Please mail all hard copy submissions (that you do not link to or upload here) to:

                                                                               Stephanie Bell 

                                                                               MediaProfile

                                                                               579 Richmond Street West 

                                                                               Toronto, ON  M5V 1Y6


United States: Deadline Jan 30, 2018 Please mail all hard copy submissions (that you do not link to or upload here) to:

                                                                              The Sidney Hillman Foundation

                                                                               330 West 42nd St., Suite 900

                                                                                New York, NY  10036


For questions, please contact Alexandra Lescaze at Alex@HillmanFoundation.org or 917-696-2494

Ends on January 15, 2018

Eligible entries include reporting in newspapers, magazines and online, as well as television and radio, tablets and multi-media.     

This form will close at 12 a.m. on January 15, 2018. 

The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although the content must have been published in 2017 in Canada and made widely available to a Canadian audience. Self-published work is not eligible. You may nominate your own work or someone else's. 

There is no fee to enter.

The cover letter should be 1-2 pages and summarize the content of the reporting and explain why it deserves the prize according to the mission of the Hillman Foundation. Please describe the impact of the reporting and the methods used. Make sure to include the following information in your letter:

  • Date the entry was published
  • Title of the entry
  • Publication/outlet name
  • Job titles for all contributors

Please upload files and/or URL's below.

Ends on January 30, 2018

Book Journalism (bound volumes and ebooks)

The received-by deadline is January 30, 2018. 

The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although book must have been published in english in the U.S in 2017. You may nominate your own book or someone else's. Self-published books are not eligible.

There is no entry fee.

A cover letter and 4 copies of the book are all that are required. The cover letter should be 1-2 pages and summarize the content of the book and explain why it deserves the prize according to the mission of the Hillman Foundation. Please describe the impact of the book and the reporting methods used. 
Ends on January 30, 2018

Newspaper Journalism (story or series/in print or online) 


The received-by deadline is January 30, 2018. 

The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although work must have been published in 2017 in the U.S. You may nominate your own work or someone else's. 

There is no entry fee.

A cover letter and copy of the story/series are all that are required.  The cover letter should be 1-2 pages and summarize the content of the story/series and explain why it deserves the prize according to the mission of the Hillman Foundation. Please describe the impact of the reporting and the methods used. Please include the following in your letter:

  • Date or range of dates the story/series was published
  • Title of the piece
  • Publication name
  • Job titles for all contributors

Please upload a PDF or enter a URL (best if there is one link to an entire series).

Ends on January 30, 2018

Magazine Journalism (print or online) 
 

The received-by deadline is January 30, 2018. 

The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although work must have been published in english in 2017 in the U.S. You may nominate your own work or someone else's. 

There is no entry fee.

 A cover letter and a copy of the entry are all that are required.  The cover letter should be 1-2 pages and summarize the content of the reporting and explain why it deserves the prize according to the mission of the Hillman Foundation. Please describe the impact of the reporting and the methods used. Please include job titles for all contributors.

Please upload a PDF or enter a URL below

Ends on January 30, 2018

Broadcast Journalism (story/series/documentary at least 20 minutes in total package length that aired on television, radio or podcast in 2017)

The received-by deadline is January 30, 2018.  You may nominate your own work or someone else's. 

There is no entry fee.

A cover letter and copy of the entry are all that are required.  The cover letter should be 1-2 pages and summarize the content of the reporting and explain why it deserves the prize according to the mission of the Hillman Foundation. Please describe the impact of the reporting and the methods used. Make sure to include the following information in your letter:

  • Premiere date
  • Title
  • Name of broadcast outlet, channel or series
  • Job titles for all contributors

Please enter a URL or Vimeo, YouTube, etc link

Ends on January 30, 2018

Web Journalism (online reporting by an individual or institution. Story, series or multimedia not in print)

The received-by deadline is January 30, 2018. 

The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although entries must have been published online for a U.S audience in 2017. Self-published work is not eligible. You may nominate your own work or someone else's. 

There is no entry fee.

A cover letter and links to the entry are all that are required. The cover letter should be 1-2 pages and summarize the content of the reporting and explain why it deserves the prize according to the mission of the Hillman Foundation. Please describe the impact of the reporting and the methods used. Make sure to include job titles for all contributors.
Ends on January 30, 2018

Opinion & Analysis Journalism (any medium) 

Includes all types of advocacy, opinion, commentary and analysis, regardless of medium. Open to newspaper and magazine columnists, TV and radio presenters, podcasters, blogs, and bloggers.

The received-by deadline is January 30, 2018. 

The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although work must have been published in 2017 in the U.S for a U.S audience. You may nominate your own work or someone else's. 

There is no entry fee.

A cover letter and links to the entry are all that are required.  The cover letter should be 1-2 pages and summarize the content of the entry and explain why it deserves the prize according to the mission of the Hillman Foundation. Please describe the impact of the work and please include job titles for all contributors.