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Call for entries: Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents

The Calvados General Council [1] and the town of Bayeux, France, are sponsoring the Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents. The 22nd edition of the Awards honours coverage of conflict situations or news events relating to the fight for freedom and democracy.

Journalists who cover war and conflict are invited to submit a report which was published or broadcast between June 1, 2014 and May 31, 2015, and fits within the following categories:

The winner of each category will receive a cash prize ranging from €3,000 ($3,234 U.S.) to €7,000 ($7,546 U.S.). Carlotta Gall, senior correspondent for The New York Times, will preside over the jury’s deliberations.

You can submit reports to the following address:

Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents

Hôtel de Ville
19, rue laitière

BP 21215 – 14402

Bayeux Cedex


The deadline for entries is June 8, 2015.

For more information and for downloadable entry forms for each category, go to: http://www.prixbayeux.org/?lang=en [2]

Photo credit: Mohamed AL-SHAIKH/AFP