Technology in Journalism Award

The application for the Technology in Journalism Award has closed. Please check back for the announcement of the 2018 winner.

The Technology in Journalism Award recognizes individuals or organizations that develop, adapt or creatively apply specific tools or technologies in the gathering and reporting of impactful journalism of the highest quality. A vendor or technology partner may apply if submitted jointly with a news organization. Judges will take into consideration the originality of the nominated tool or technology, its criticality to shaping the story, and how it is used within larger journalistic efforts. The competition is open to anyone at a U.S. news organization. The award and a cash prize of $5,000 will be presented at the NPF Awards Dinner on Feb. 13, 2019. The award winner will also present at an educational event to share and explain the innovation behind the work at a date determined by NPF and the award winner.