Deadline: 15 February 2024
- Sponsored by APARC, the award carries a cash prize of US $10,000.
- The Award Selection Committee considers nominations submitted by editors, publishers, scholars, teachers, journalism associations, and entities focused on researching and interpreting the Asia-Pacific region.
- Nominators should have professional knowledge of their nominee’s work. Self-nominations are not accepted.
- The award alternates between recipients whose work has primarily appeared in Asian news media and those whose work has primarily appeared in American news media.
- Both individual journalists and journalism organizations are eligible for the award.
- A nominee’s body of work may cover any Asia-Pacific region. For the award, the Asia-Pacific region is defined broadly to include Northeast, Southeast, South, and Central Asia and Australasia.
- A nominee’s body of work may be in traditional forms of print or broadcast journalism and/or in new forms of multimedia journalism.
- The work under consideration must be in English and come from print and/or audiovisual outlets that publish regularly and adhere to the highest journalistic principles.
- The Selection Committee weighs the public impact of and engagement with a nominee’s body of work, among other factors. Nomination entries may include evidence that demonstrates such impact and engagement.
For more information, visit Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center.