Journalism Award Nominations

From 31 January – 15 April 2014,  AGU is accepting nominations for two journalism awards:

2014 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. It 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 single report in any medium except books that makes geophysical information 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 .

2014 WALTER SULLIVAN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE JOURNALISM- FEATURES  Named for the renowned science writer 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 has been 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.

Questions? Please contact: Peter Weiss, AGU Public Information Manager, pweiss@agu.org