Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Hillman Prizes seek journalism 'in service of the common good'
The Sidney Hillman Foundation, named for a pioneer labor leader, seeks entries for the 2012 Hillman Prizes in Journalism. "The annual $5,000 prizes are for excellence in journalism in service of the common good," the foundation says. Categories include book, newspaper, magazine, broadcast, photojournalism, web and opinion journalism. Eligible work must have been published or released in 2011. The contest is open to journalists and subjects around the world, but the work must have been published in the U.S. Go to http://www.hillmanfoundation.org/nominations-0 for more details. The postmark deadline for entries is Jan. 31. Winners will be announced in April.