Nominations for AGU’s 2016 journalism awards are now closed. Nominations for the 2017 journalism awards will open in January.
2016 DAVID PERLMAN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE JOURNALISM – NEWS Named for the distinguished science editor of the San Francisco Chronicle, the first David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism—News was presented at the 2000 Fall Meeting. The award recognizes excellence in science news reporting, defined as work prepared with a deadline of one week or less. It is presented annually to a journalist for a news story or series in any medium except books that makes information about the Earth and space sciences accessible and interesting to the general public. For additional information about the award, please see the full award description. To submit an entry, please go to the Perlman Award nomination form.
2016 WALTER SULLIVAN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE JOURNALISM- FEATURES Named for the renowned science writer (now deceased) of The New York Times, the first Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism was presented to Sullivan in 1989. Effective in 2000, it was recast as an award for science feature writing, defined as work prepared with a deadline of more than one week. For additional information about the award, please see the full award description. To submit an entry, please go to the Sullivan Award nomination form.
Please note: The Robert C. Cowen Award for Sustained Achievement in Science Journalism is awarded every other year and will not be awarded in 2016.
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