This is a list of awards available for Canadian journalists and journalism students. If you have an award that you would like to add to this list, please let us know on Twitter or email our associate editor.
A set of awards recognizing the work of Albertan magazines and those who work for and contribute to them.
An award for freelance journalists working on photojournalism projects documenting social justice issues.
A set of awards recognizing the work and innovation of North American newspapers, radio, television and digital news sites.
A set of awards celebrating excellence in photojournalism at community media in Alberta.
A set of awards celebrating excellence in newspapers of similar circulation in Alberta.
A set of awards recognizing the work of community Canadian newspapers.
An award honouring investigative reporting that causes change on the issue(s) being reported.
A set of awards recognizing the work of Canadian publications and companies that produce online content.
A set of 13 awards for journalists who have had their work first published in a Canadian publication or outlet.
An award for a journalist(s) or media worker(s) whose work in Canadian print or electronic media made a significant contribution to freedom of expression
An award for agricultural and farm journalists to travel to the annual International Federation of Agricultural Journalists annual congress.
An award for a news organization that has done something innovative that has affected the work they produce.
An award for an organization and publication whose work hasaffected the community they serve.
A set of awards recognizing data journalism by individuals, media companies and non-profit groups.
A set of awards for freelance social justice writers whose work will be published as a magazine article or a book.
A set of awards recognizing the editorial work and content created by Canadian digital publishers.
An award recognizing the work of News Photographers Association of Canada members living east of the Manitoba-Ontario border.
A set of eight awards for projects by post-secondary students in journalism, communications and media studies across Canada.
Indigenous journalists at the start of their careers and students are eligible to receive assistance in finding paid internships. Students are also eligible for scholarships.
A set of bursaries and funds for freelance journalists to attend courses and workshops on safety.
An Alberta award recognizing individuals who position their newspaper as a community leader, and who do their own work to strengthen their community and industry.
A non-monetary award for an individual, group or organization that has contributed to the promotion and support of transparency, accountability and the public’s right to access information held by public institutions.
An award for a journalist in the early stages of his or her career to spend a week looking at the inner workings of a newsroom.
A set of awards recognizing the work of British Columbian journalism.
An award for a Canadian journalist whose work brings awareness to human rights issues and has an international scope.
A set of 21 awards recognizing the best media and editorial work on business-to-business sites.
An award for a journalist whose work has raised awareness for women’s equality issues in Canada.
An award for a Canadian journalist who has made significant contributions to Canadian journalism.
A set of awards celebrating excellence in community media in British Columbia and Yukon.
A set of awards celebrating excellence in community media in Manitoba.
An award for journalists and organizations whose work is done in an unbiased manner in public service.
A set of 25 awards recognizing excellence in Canadian magazine publishing each year.
A set of 21 awards recognizing the best work in Canadian newspapers.
A set of awards honouring the best work of the members of the News Photographers Association of Canada.
A set of awards celebrating excellence in community media across Atlantic Canada.
A set of awards celebrating excellence in community media in Ontario
A set of awards recognizing online journalism by individuals, groups and news sites from across the world.
A set of awards celebrating excellence in community media in Quebec
A bursary for minority business journalists to attend the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists in Philadelphia.
A set of awards recognizing excellence on the internet. Categories include mobile and apps, advertising and media, online film and video and websites.
An award recognizing the work of News Photographers Association of Canada members living west of the Manitoba-Ontario border.
The winner receives a six-week paid photo internship with the Canadian Press’ office in Toronto. It is intended for a photojournalist in the early stages of his or her career.
Header photo courtesy the Canadian Journalism Foundation.