Awards

***The application deadline for the CAJ Awards is Jan. 17, 2020.***

The Canadian Association of Journalists runs an annual awards program that recognizes the best in Canadian journalism—with a particular focus on investigative work. Entries are welcome from any practising journalist whose work has been published or broadcast in Canada.

Winners will be announced in Montreal on May 30, 2020 at the CAJ's annual national conference.

Click here to go straight to the site to submit your work. (Link will open in a new tab/window).

Information on current categories / awards is here.

Rules of entry and other pertinent information is here.

 Become a CAJ member today to take advantage of the lowest fees. To renew your membership, login to your CAJ account (note this is not the same as your awards submission account). 

 

Previous CAJ Award winners:

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

Archive (coming soon!)

ANNOUNCING THE 2020 CAJ/APTN INDIGENOUS INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM FELLOW

WINNIPEG, Feb. 10, 2020 /CNW/—The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and APTN are pleased to announce Damian Frazee as the fourth recipient of the Indigenous Investigative Journalism Fellowship. This fellowship provides a 12-week, paid placement with APTN Investigates in Winnipeg,...

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IT'S CAJ AWARDS DEADLINE DAY!

OTTAWA, Jan.17, 2020 /CNW/ — The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) reminds journalists today is the deadline to submit entries for the 2019 CAJ Awards program, featuring Canada’s top investigative journalism award, the Don McGillivray Award.  The deadline for entries is tod...

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3 THINGS TO REMEMBER BEFORE THE CAJ AWARDS DEADLINE

This Friday (Jan. 17) is the nomination deadline for the CAJ Awards program. We know you worked hard to tell impactful stories last year and we encourage you to take a moment to celebrate (and nominate!) that work. Here are the top three tips from your CAJ Awards administrator, Hugo ...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CAJ 2020 POST-SECONDARY INTERNSHIP

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is seeking a post-secondary student intern to work with the CAJ board of directors and other journalists during the Winter/Spring term. The internship will run from January 20 to April 20, 2020 and offers an opportunity to connect with journalists acros...

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: CAJ/APTN INDIGENOUS INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP

MANITOBA / Dec. 17, 2019 / CNW—The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) have extended the deadline for applications for the fourth Indigenous Investigative Journalism Fellowship. Application instructions are available on both the APTN...

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2019 CAJ AWARDS

It’s with pleasure that the Canadian Association of Journalists invites entries for its annual awards program — which includes Canada’s top investigative award, the Don McGillivray Award. The application deadline for the CAJ Awards is Jan. 17, 2020. Click here to submit an entr...

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INAUGURAL CAJ CLIMATE REPORTING AWARD

OTTAWA / Nov. 22, 2019 / CNW—The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is proud to announce the inaugural Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Award. The award recognizes the work of professional journalists in Canada who have contributed to improving the public understanding and awa...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CAJ/APTN INDIGENOUS INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM FELLOW

MANITOBA / Nov. 21, 2019 / CNW—The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) are pleased to announce a call for applications for the third Indigenous Investigative Journalism Fellowship. Application instructions are available on both the APTN a...

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$1000 CAJ/INVESTINTECH J-SCHOOL DATA SCHOLARSHIP

OTTAWA / Nov. 11, 2019 / CNW —  The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is proud to announce nominations have opened for the first annual Investintech-CAJ Data Journalism Scholarship. Investintech.com, developers of Able2Extract Professional, aims to help journalism students pay fo...

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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: #CAJ20 MONTREAL

Each year, the CAJ’s annual national conference brings together journalists from across the country for two days of professional development workshops and panel discussions—not to mention a healthy dose of networking and making friends!  #CAJ20 will be held at the Holiday In...

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