Apply for Pitching for Peace! A Competition for Journalists

Deadline: 1 March 2018

War Stories, Peace Stories (WSPS), in partnership with the Pulitzer Center, is currently inviting journalists working from any platform to pitch a project focused on an underreported nonviolent response or peace effort in an international conflict area.

WSPS seeks pitches that illuminate peace efforts, nonviolent resistance, and reconciliation in areas of international conflict or extremism.

Funding Information

  • Three projects will be selected for Pulitzer Center funding.
  • The level of support will vary between $5,000 and $20,000, based on travel and related costs associated with each project.
  • All three winners will present their pitches live to a panel of judges at the War Stories, Peace Stories Symposium on April 11, 2018, at the Times Center in New York City.
  • One of the journalists will be selected for an additional $5,000 award.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Pitching for Peace is open to journalists of any nationality.
  • Writers, photographers, radio and podcast producers and filmmakers; staff journalists as well as freelancers are eligible to apply.
  • All application documents must be written in English.
  • Members of the WSPS advisory board and production team are not eligible to apply

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit Pulitzer Center.

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