Fetisov Journalism Awards
Reporting the truth
  • Outstanding Contribution to Peace
  • Contribution to Civil Rights
  • Outstanding Investigative Reporting
  • Excellence in Environmental Journalism
Three winners in each category share a cash prize of CHF 130,000. It is the biggest prize in the history of international journalism.

The mission of Fetisov Journalism Awards is to promote universal human values such as honesty, justice, courage and nobility through the example of outstanding journalists from all over the world as their dedicated service and commitment contribute to changing the world for the better.

  • Promotion of contemporary journalism as a unique profession that contributes to transforming the lives of individuals, communities and the world as a whole
  • Spreading the word about inspiring deeds of the award nominees and winners
  • Bringing journalists together as a community of like-minded people willing to raise journalism to an entirely new level and to meet new demands
  • Organization of annual global contests for journalists in order to distinguish the works of those who bring up hot-button issues and have widespread impact
  • Rewarding outstanding journalists with major money prizes for their dedicated work
  • Helping nominees and winners to achieve greater visibility by publishing their works on the website of the contest and in printed media
How to Enter
Materials published in printed media, posted on media websites and media outlets are accepted for participation in the contest.
August 1st, 2020
The deadline for submission of applications (Deadline is extended until August 10th, 2020)
November 1st, 2020
The shortlist of contest finalists is posted on the website
February 10th, 2021
The winning projects are announced on the website. The awards ceremony will take place on April 22nd, 2021.