Jason Motlagh's "Ghosts of Rana Plaza" on the collapse of a Bangladeshi garment factory, which won last year's Daniel Pearl Award.
The South Asian Journalists Association is now accepting entries for the 2015 SAJA Journalism Awards in 11 separate categories, including the Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting for stories on South Asia and/or the South Asian diaspora.
Newsroom journalists and freelancers are encouraged to apply for the awards.
The deadline for entering the awards is June 30, 2015.
Note: The award fee for each category is $60, which is non-refundable and can be paid at the end of the submission form for each category. No fees apply to the student category. Please read the instructions carefully for each category before submitting entries. All entries should have been published and broadcasted in North America-based publications in 2014. Submissions that don't fit the specific categories will not be considered for judging.
If you have any questions, please email Anup Kaphle at firstname.lastname@example.org
Following are the categories in which SAJA is accepting entries for this year's awards:
Established in honor of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who was killed while reporting in Pakistan, this award recognizes outstanding in-depth reporting that exhibits the kind of courage and integrity that Pearl embodied in his work.
Outstanding multimedia story about South Asia, or the worldwide South Asian diaspora (includes video stories, audio slideshows, interactive graphics)
Only for journalists of South Asian origin working in North America for any media outlet:
Only for students of South Asian origin in North America: