Award
THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

Accepts entries starting
Entry Deadline January 11, 2016
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About the Award

The Izzy Award is named after maverick journalist I. F. Stone. Presented annually for "special achievement in independent media," the Izzy Award goes to an independent outlet, journalist, or producer for contributions to our culture, politics, or journalism created outside traditional corporate structures. The judges are communications professor and author Robert W. McChesney; Linda Jue, director and executive editor at the G.W. Williams Center for Independent Journalism; and Jeff Cohen, director of the Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College.

Notable Winners

The sixth annual Izzy Award was presented in 2014 to independent reporter JOHN CARLOS FREY and author NICK TURSE.

The fifth annual Izzy Award was presented in 2013 to the nonprofit news outlet MOTHER JONES.

The fourth annual Izzy Award was presented in 2012 to Democracy Now! correspondent SHARIF ABDEL KOUDDOUS and to the CENTER FOR MEDIA AND DEMOCRACY for its work on "ALEC Exposed."

The third annual Izzy Award was presented in 2011 to independent journalist Robert Scheer and independent magazine City Limits.

The 2010 Izzy Award was presented to independent journalist JEREMY SCAHILL.

The inaugural Izzy Award for 2009 was presented to blogger GLENN GREENWALD and Democracy Now! host and executive producer AMY GOODMAN.

Jury

The judges are communications professor and author Robert W. McChesney; Linda Jue, director and executive editor at the G.W. Williams Center for Independent Journalism; and Jeff Cohen, director of the Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College.

Monetary/Material Award Details

Eligibility Requirements

The Izzy Award goes to an independent outlet, journalist, or producer for contributions to our culture, politics, or journalism created outside traditional corporate structures.

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Required Material

Entry Format

Nominations should be emailed to Brandy Hawley, [email protected], with a brief description and supporting links and attachments. 

 

Contact Information

Brandy Hawley

[email protected] 

Ithaca College
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 274-1021

Entry Links

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Further Information http://www.ithaca.edu/rhp/independentmedia/izzy/
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