Applications open for the Best Cancer Reporter Award 2014, and for a grant

The European School of Oncology announced that the new edition of the Best Cancer Reporter Award will be coupled by a granting scheme to allow journalists to work in depth […]

The European School of Oncology announced that the new edition of the Best Cancer Reporter Award will be coupled by a granting scheme to allow journalists to work in depth on topics related to cancer.

Here are the two releases:

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

BCRA

The European School of Oncology (ESO) is seeking nominations for its annual Best Cancer Reporter Award which honours excellence in cancer journalism. The Award is presented each year to a professional journalist who has made an outstanding contribution to enhancing public understanding about cancer.

The 2014 Best Cancer Reporter Award winner will receive a prize of €5,000. The runner up will receive €2,500. Special Merit Awards will also be given to journalists who the jury believe have excelled in different areas of cancer journalism. In addition, articles from the award-winning journalists will be published in ESO’s Cancer World magazine (www.cancerworld.org)

Do you think that you should be rewarded for your critical and accurate reporting on cancer?

If so, submit a nomination form to ESO by April 30, 2014. 

 For full details and a nomination form visit http://www.cancerworld.org/Media/BCRA.html  or contact Corinne Hall +39 02 85 46 45 22 mediaservice@eso.net

Cancer World Journalist Grants 2014

In order to encourage high-quality reporting on cancer, Cancer World magazine is launching a journalist grants programme. Print, broadcast and new media journalists are invited to apply for a Cancer World Journalist Grant that will enable them complete a reporting project on a particular topic relating to cancer.

Cancerworld

Successful applicants will receive a grant of up to 2,500 Euro. Recipients of the grant will be required to complete their project within an agreed time-frame and submit their articles, radio reports or videos for publication in Cancer World magazine and on the Cancer World website. Cancer World magazine will give grant recipients the right to reproduce articles/videos through other media channels.

Do you have an idea for a story that explores systematic issues that have a significant impact on cancer patients?

Can you provide comprehensive coverage on a topic?

If so, submit your proposal to us by 12 September 2014. 

 For full details on how to apply please visit
http://www.cancerworld.org/Media/Cancer_World_Journalist_Grants.html
or contact Corinne Hall
+39 02 85 46 45 22
mediaservice@eso.net

Disclosure: I will be in the judging panel also in 2014

About Fabio Turone

Fabio Turone directs the Agency Zoe of scientific and medical information. He is President of Science Writers in Italy, Course Director of the International School of Science Journalism based in Erice, Sicily, and works with UNESCO at the Balkan School of Science Journalism.