Award
THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

Accepts entries starting
Entry Deadline January 30, 2015
Decision Date April 30, 2015
Ceremony Date
Entry Fee (See Details)
Monetary or Material Award (See Details)

About the Award

The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award is offered among 21 other awards through the Overseas Press Club of America. It will be given for the best published photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise.

Notable Winners

2013
Tyler Hicks The New York Times Attack on a Kenyan Mall

Jury

Head Judges have the discretion to move an entry to another award if they feel that the entry is submitted in an inappropriate category.

Monetary/Material Award Details

All award winners receive a certificate and a $1,000 check.

Eligibility Requirements

Annual awards for INTERNATIONAL COVERAGE in Newspapers, News Services, Websites, Magazines, Radio, Television, Cartoons, Books, and Photography. Work must be published or broadcast in the U.S. or by a U.S.-based company or be accessible to an American audience during 2014. All award applications will be entered online. Only categories with books will send a hard copy to the OPC office.

Entry Fee Details

Each entry is $200, and payable via PayPal, credit card or check made out to the Overseas Press Club of America. A corporate check coming from a different source must clearly indicate which entry it underwrites.

Required Material

Entry Format

Upload high resolution photos to the contest website. Do not send DVDs or CDs to the OPC office. Title the uploads by award last name, nominee’s first initial and last name and number the jpgs, for example: capa_jdoe_a1.jpg

Send no more than 12 images (images 10 inches at longest dimension, 300 dpi, JPEG) with captions for each image in a separate Word Document and also embedded in the image IPTC information or description field. In addition to photos, you must submit proof of publication. Scan and create a PDF from a newspaper tearsheet, magazine article, book or website link. Upload everything into one zip folder: images, Word document, proof of publication in PDF and IPTC information.

The content of any image must not be altered. Digital manipulation, manufactured photo illustrations, double exposures, added masks, borders, backgrounds or other artistic effects are not allowed.  Judges reserve the right to request original files for review.  Altering of images is grounds for immediate disqualification.

Once you have completed the form, you must continue to the checkout pages for your application to be submitted for judging. Do not begin to fill out this form until you have all of the information for the award(s) that you are applying for and are ready to select your method of payment.

Contact Information

Patricia Kranz

Executive Director of the Overseas Press Club of America

40 West 45 Street

New York, NY, 10036

tel: 212-626-9220

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