AAJA-Asia Digital Journalism Award

AAJA-Asia is looking for the best and brightest work that tells the continuing story and issues of how our society continues to evolve in the physical and digital world.

This award recognizes the best journalism that features new ways of storytelling using any digital technology to tell stories that matter in the region.

Who is eligible?

Submission requirements

  • Submit works in English

  • Published or broadcast in the professional news media, which includes online news service and websites.

  • Published or broadcast during the application period

  • Reported from the Asian region

NOTE: Works from abroad will be considered if they address Asia-specific issues

Entry Procedures

  • One entry per journalist

  • Team entries are accepted. Please specify the team leader

  • Only online submissions will be considered.

  • Complete the online submission.

  • Include a link to original publication and/or digital attachment of submission: print, video file, audio file, blog, etc.

  • Submit a one-page summary of why the entrant feels the work deserves the award and provide open source outline of how story was executed and produced. In the outline, show and tell us how fellow journalists can apply the strategies, apps, functions, etc., in their own reporting and apply your best practices that you used in your story.

Judging & Award

Our volunteer judging panel from the AAJA-Asia will review all submissions and recommend a recipient. AAJA-Asia board members will have final approval of the recipient.

The recipient will be announced ahead of the AAJA-Asia New.Now.Next Conference and the award will formally be handed out then.

Past Recipients

Click here to view the work of previous recipients.


Click here to send your questions.

APPLY HERE: online submission form