The Data Journalism Awards are the first international awards recognising outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide.
Launched in 2012, it is organised by the Global Editors Network, with support from the Google News Lab and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Previous winning organisations include The New York Times, The Guardian, ProPublica and La Nación.
The prizes for the DJA 2016 are worth 1,000€ each and will be awarded at a special ceremony at the Vienna City Hall during the sixth annual GEN Summit on 16 June 2016.
Simon Rogers, Data Editor at Google, will be the DJA Director for this year’s competition which will take place under the presidency of Paul Steiger, Executive Chairman of ProPublica’s board of directors. Hear from both of them on what to expect from this year’s competition in this interview.