The Orwell Prize for Journalism

Please read the rules of entry and make sure you have all your material to hand before completing the form below.

Written items should be submitted as both a PDF and a permanent, accessible, non-expiring URL where available. Video or audio items should be submitted as permanent, accessible, non-expiring URLs.

Where this is not possible please contact the administrator to arrange another method.

2022 The Orwell Prize for Journalism

  • Journalist

  • Please indicate the primary email address for contacting the journalist/s responsible for the entry.
  • If the entry is being submitted as part of a small team, please state first names and last names of your co-entrants here. All authors must be jointly responsible for each piece submitted.
  • Articles submitted may be written for one or more publication or platform, in print, online or broadcast.
  • Photo

    A byline photograph (portrait only), with no rights reserved. At least 800 pixels across. The maximum file size is 10MB. If you are submitting a joint entry with more than two members, please file additional photos with the administrator: jordan.dilworth@orwellfoundation.com
  • Accepted file types: jpg, png, Max. file size: 10 MB.
    JPG or PNG
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  • Eligibility

  • Supporting statement

    The supporting statement is an opportunity for you to offer a brief summary of the overall project of your entries. If you believe there is additional material which would provide important context to your entry, you are encouraged to draw attention to this in your statement. It is up the judges’ discretion as to whether or not they wish to pursue these recommendations. Please read the rules and eligibility requirements for further information about the purpose of the supporting statement.
  • Article 1

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    All items submitted as part of an entry to the Prize must be first published between 1st January 2021 and 28th February 2022.
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      • Video and audio submitted must be a permanent, accessible and non-expiring URL.
      • Article 2

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          • Article 3

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              • Article 4

                Optional: in addition to the three mandatory items, you may also include an additional article first published on a blogging or microblogging site (e.g. personal blogs, Twitter threads), or an additional article published by a recognised publisher or news outlet.
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                  Accepted file types: pdf, jpg, png, Max. file size: 10 MB.
                    If available, you may also attach a digital version of the final print proof of your article.
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                  • Editor

                    Optional: editors will be contacted in the event the entry is shortlisted for the Prize, and invited to Prize events.
                  • Submission contract

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