23 May 2011

The Jane Velez-Mitchell Journalism Award 2012 (an Award for Journalists Having a Voice for Women and Girls)

Post date: 23 May 2011
Deadline: 30 September 2011

About the Award:

The Jane Velez-Mitchell Award recognizes excellence in coverage of news of local, national, and international significance, with a single award for either a print or broadcast journalist who uses the power of media and his or her position to highlight the ongoing violence against women and girls, whether domestic violence, human trafficking, kidnapping and abductions, hate crimes, or other despicable crimes and violence against women and girls.

The honoree(s) of this prestigious award will be recognized for her/his ability to keep women and girls a focus point in their messages to their audience and the public. Their dedication and support of Soroptimist principles will be acknowledged in an award presentation every year.


Winner(s) of the JVM Journalism Award will need to be available for travel in January and will be presented the award by Jane Velez-Mitchell on Saturday, January 14, 2012 in Portland, Oregon.

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Contact Information:

For inquiries: info@nwcat.org

For submissions: info@nwcat.org

Website: http://nwcat.org
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