2011 Excellence in Epilepsy Journalism Award
LONDON - Journalists from around the globe reporting on epilepsy can now compete for the Excellence in Epilepsy Journalism Award. This annual award is designed to rais awareness about epilepsy – the most common, serious neurological condition, affecting nearly 50 million people worldwide.
This joint initiative between UCB and the International Bureau for Epilepsy gives the opportunity to achieve recognition for the quality of your reporting on epilepsy.
The annual award was established in 2009 and has recognised original and informative reporting on epilepsy, attracting a growing number of high-quality entries from around the world and drawing attention to under-reported issues. Journalists from around the globe can compete for the prize by submitting their own work or being nominated by a third party. You can enter the contest by downloading an entry form here.
There are three categories for entries – print, online and broadcast, with one winner to be selected from each group. Submitted entries will be judged by an independent panel of media experts and people with experience of epilepsy. The panel will select articles or reports that are responsible, informative, original and support the aim of raising awareness and understanding of epilepsy. Entries can be about any aspect of epilepsy and must have been published or broadcast between 30th October 2010 and 30th November 2011.
You can find out about the 2010 winner here.