TORONTO, SEPTEMBER 8, 2020: Submissions are now open for the 2021 Dalton Camp Award. The annual prize, presented by FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting, awards $10,000 for the best essay on the subject of media and democracy.
The Dalton Camp Award was created in 2002 to honour the memory of Dalton Camp, a distinguished commentator on Canadian public affairs. In 2020, FRIENDS introduced a second prize of $2,500 for the best essay by a student journalist.
Winners are chosen by a seven-member jury. This year’s jury is Michael Barclay, Candis Callison, Kathy English, Jane Hilderman, Omar Mouallem, Hannah Sung and Radiyah Chowdhury, winner of the 2020 Dalton Camp Award.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, December 1, 2020 (midnight EDT).
The Toronto Star is the official media partner for the 2021 Dalton Camp Award.
Visit http://daltoncampaward.ca/ to enter this year's Dalton Camp Award essay competition and to view detailed rules and regulations. Winners will be announced in March 2021.
FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting is a watchdog group advocating for Canadian public broadcasting, journalism and storytelling on air, and online. FRIENDS enjoys the support of 364,000 Canadians and is not affiliated with any broadcaster or political party.