“Save the Children”
Save the Children Latin America and the Caribbean
Save the Children is an international organization working in more than 120 countries to promote and defend children’s rights. We work in Latin America and the Caribbean to improve the lives of the most vulnerable children and adolescents. Our regional priorities are migrant and displaced children and adolescents, safe return to school, social protection and resilient families, and the impact of climate change on children.
Save the Children’s Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean recognises and promotes journalism that gives a voice to children and adolescents in the region.
The Save the Children Journalism Award organized by the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean aims to recognize the work of journalists who publish in the media in Latin America and the Caribbean and place the interests, situations, problems, impacts and stories of children and adolescents in the region on the public agenda.
Who may participate
Journalists publishing news in Latin America and the Caribbean who are the authors of the publications they are participating in this contest.
Their publications must be related to Save the Children’s regional priorities and have been published in print, radio, television or digital platforms (websites) of news media.
Save the Children collaborators and journalists who publish in newsletters, magazines or institutional spaces are not eligible to participate.
Journalistic works must have been published or broadcast in a media outlet in Latin America and the Caribbean between 21 November 2022 and 29 September 2023. Please note: We have adjusted the closing date to September 29, 2023.
Promotion, defense and/or violation of the rights of children and adolescents in Latin America and the Caribbean.
CATEGORIES TO BE AWARDED
A publication in Latin American and Caribbean newspapers will be awarded.
The prize will be awarded to a publication in a digital news media in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The prize will be awarded to a news item/radio report/podcast broadcast on a Latin American and Caribbean radio station or platform.
The prize will be awarded to a television news item or report.
*The jury may choose publications that merit honourable mentions that will be announced during the award ceremony.
Save the Children will give one prize per category equivalent to US$1,000.00 (one thousand US dollars) for each category awarded.
Recognition during a virtual or face-to-face award ceremony, depending on the possibilities.