Pearl Award Announcement

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The Daniel Pearl Awards competition, which honors the world’s best cross-border investigative journalism, has begun accepting entries.

The contest is open to any journalist or team of journalists of any nationality working in any medium. Entries must involve reporting in at least two countries on a topic of world significance.

Two $5,000 first-place prizes will be awarded, with five additional $1,000 prizes. The awards will be presented at the 7th Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Kiev, Ukraine, in October 2011. There is no entry fee. Submissions from Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East are especially encouraged.

Deadline: July 1, 2011 (postmark).

For more details, see http://www.publicintegrity.org/investigations/icij/awards/ or email [email protected]