Created in 1933 in memory of French journalist Albert Londres, known as the inventor of modern investigative journalism, the Albert Londres Prize is awarded each year to the best francophone written-press reporter and, since 1985, to the best francophone audiovisual reporter. This year’s prizes will be presented in May. For the first time ever, the awards ceremony will be held in Montréal.
To be eligible for the prize, journalists have to be francophone, be under age 40 and submit a duly completed application form along with their candidacy file. The form and details about the candidacy file are available on the Prix Albert Londres website.. The application deadline is March 31, 2013. Journalists may apply as individuals; they do not have to be recommended by a newspaper, distributor or production company.
Candidates do not have to hold a press card. The competition is open to journalists in all fields: