• Journalists may participate in one or more categories individually, but will only be awarded in one category.
  • One (1) work per journalist will be accepted in each category.
  • The publications must be original and in Spanish, English, Portuguese or French.
  • Participating articles must have been published in a media outlet in Latin America and the Caribbean between November 20, 2021 and November 20, 2022.
  • All publications submitted for the contest must be sent in digital formats.
  • Videos must be shared through a YouTube link or through a link that allows the jury to review the material.
  • All publications submitted must be properly identified by author and media outlet.
  • Participating journalists must fill out the entry form on the website:
  • Participating journalists must submit a letter from the media outlet certifying that the piece to be submitted was published in their media outlet and certifying the date of publication.
  • All publications must be uploaded digitally to the website: and submitted in the following formats: audio, video, YouTube links, MP3, MP4, JPG, PDF, among others.
  • Applicants will be able to clarify any doubts through the following e-mail:


Save the Children in Latin America and the Caribbean has selected a jury composed of renowned professionals within the media community and experts on children’s issues. The jury is comprised by:

Fotografía de Victoria Ward


Regional Director for Save the Children Latin America and the Caribbean

Fotografía de Nelly Luna


Co-founder and News Director of OjoPúblico

Leonor Mulero

Leonor Mulero

President of the Awards Committee of the Inter American Press Association and Opinion Director of GRF Media

Marcelo Franco

Journalist and teacher at the Gabo Foundation. General editor at elDiarioAR.

The evaluation criteria considered are:


That the work presented fits into one of the thematic areas.


Quality of the publication:
That it meets editorial, syntax and spelling standards.


Truthfulness of the information published:
That the postulated note contains real and verifiable information, stories, data.


Ethical use of information:
That the information generates or tends to provoke effects of social transformation and that it shows respect for the integrity of the sources and protagonists of the story.


Diversity of sources consulted:
That it offers different angles, voices and positions on the issue. Include data from different sources.


Gives a voice to the children of the region, including children as a source of information.


Creativity and innovation in the presentation of information.


Assignment of rights, publicity release and disclaimer:

Participation in the Journalism Award implies consent by entrants to the publication of their productions, photos, arts and award videos on Save the Children’s websites and social networks for the duration of the Contest and indefinitely. If any participant does not wish their video to be shared on Save the Children’s Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or Youtube accounts, they must notify Save the Children by sending an email to


It is clarified that exchanges through social networks and emails are consistent with Save the Children’s Saveguarding policy. All personal data collected through the entry form will be used for the purposes of this Award. Participants agree to have their data added to Save the Children’s media database to receive information about the organization, press releases and others.


Save the Children is not responsible for any damage or injury to persons or property arising, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, as a result of participation in the Contest, receipt and/or use of prizes and/or use of material on the Web Site. Save the Children reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest in the event of fraud, technical difficulties, or any other cause beyond its control that may compromise the integrity of the Contest.

Participating entries may be shared and uploaded on social networks, organization’s websites for promotional purposes of this prize and to popularize the results of this contest.


All disputes arising out of the preparation, validity, interpretation and enforcement of these Official Rules, as well as the rights and obligations of both the participant and Save the Children, shall be governed by the law where Save the Children’s office, located in Panama City, Panama.