Call for entries: Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for war correspondents
The call for entries for the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for war correspondents closes on 7 June. The prize is for reports about a conflict situation or its impact on civilians, or news stories involving the defence of freedom and democracy.
There are a number of categories, including photography. Work submitted must have been created between 1 June 2020 and 31 May 2021. A €7,000 prize is awarded in each category. The photo prize is sponsored by Nikon. For the photo category, applications must comprise a report made up of between 8 to 15 photos.
The categories of represented include: radio, photography, television (short and long formats), written press, and the young reporter prize (written press for 2021).
The Franco-Iranian photojournalist Manoocher Deghati has been named president of the jury for 2021. Deghati has covered more than 40 wars or revolutions and has travelled to more than 100 countries. Since 1978, he has photographed current affairs, conflicts, and social unrest around the world, starting with the Iranian revolution and the war between Iran and Iraq that followed. After being exiled from his native country in 1985, he worked for several major agencies (Black Star, Sipa, Keystone, AFP and AP) and international magazines, including Time, Life, Newsweek, Paris Match, GEO, and National Geographic Magazine.
Check out the 2020 winner at this link.
Information on how to make a submission can be found here.
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