Free Press Awards 2016


Free Press Awards 2016

Free Press Unlimited has announced the second edition of its Free Press Awards. These will be conferred at The Hague on November 2 at a conference to mark the International Day to End Impunity.

The awards will recognise exceptional work in the following two categories:

  • Newcomer of the Year – winner, a media scholarship
  • Most Resilient Journalist – winner, cash prize of Euros15,000

The organizers say the awards will recognize ‘journalists who have a strong commitment to press freedom and independent information. Nominations for the awards will be judged by an independent panel of international experts.

To nominate someone for the Newcomer of the Year – Hans Verploeg Award or the Most Resilient Journalist Award 2016, please click on the category name, where all submit information is available or use the buttons below to directly nominate.

The deadline for entries is 1 September 2016.


Submit Newcomer of the Year   Submit Most Resilient Journalist