Oz Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia: Asia Society
The $10,000 prize is awarded annually to a writer or team of writers who has produced the best example of journalism about Asia during the calendar year. Criteria for the prize include consideration for the impact of the work, its originality, creativity, depth of research and educational value in informing the public about Asia. Find out more about the nomination and submission process here. The deadline for applying is February 28, 2013.
The next winner of the “Oz Prize,” whose work was produced during the 2012 calendar year, will be celebrated at a special program at the Asia Society in New York City in May.
Affectionately nicknamed the "Oz prize," the Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia honors the late Osborn Elliott, a legendary journalist and author.
Former editor-in-chief ofNewsweek, Osborn Elliott set new standards for reporting and editing and became one of the earliest practitioners of "civic journalism" — the deliberate focusing of the journalistic enterprise on urgent issues of public policy.
2012: April Rabkin, Fast Company
2010: Keith Bradsher, The New York Times
2009: Team of Reporters, International Herald Tribune
2008: Shai Oster, The Wall Street Journal
2007: Evan Osnos, The Chicago Tribune
2006: Barbara Demick, The Los Angeles Times; Matthew McAllester, Newsday
2005: Philip P. Pan, The Washington Post
2004: John Pomfret, The Washington Post
2003: Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times