Vickie Remoe Prize for Journalism and New Media 2024

Deadline: 28th of February, 2024.

Applications for the Vickie Remoe Prize for Journalism and New Media in 2024 are now being accepted. Applications from women and people with disabilities are encouraged.

Vickie Remoe Prize honors outstanding, unique, and creative new media content makers and up-and-coming journalists. Winners are chosen by the Vickie Remoe Prize Board. Annually, the winners will be declared in April.

The following awards will be made annually in Journalism and New Media. The four categories include news writing, photography, broadcasting (TV), and content creation. Each category will split the number of prizes between male (s) and female (s) applicants. The prize will roll over to the next year if no man or woman submits a finalist application in one or more categories. The maximum prize amount to be awarded for 2024 is nLe. 200,000.


  • All applicants must be residents of Sierra Leone and hold Sierra Leonean citizenship.
  • Candidates applying for the news writing prize must have no more than five years of experience as a practitioner.
  • All other categories, including photojournalism, film, and content creation, are excluded.
  • No newsprint candidates can apply, no matter their years of experience.
  • There is no age limit for participation.
  • Women and People Living With disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Near and extended family members of Vickie Remoe are not ineligible. Vickie Remoe & Company staff and their family are also ineligible.

Terms and Conditions:

  • You must provide the Vickie Remoe Prize with your name, email, and address.
  • The entrant must confirm that they are the sole copyright holder of the material or have been authorized by another copyright holder to submit the material to this competition.
  • The Vickie Remoe Prize recognizes that the entrant retains complete copyright ownership in each submission.
  • Applicants must accept that the Vickie Remoe Prize may use any media submitted to the competition to enable the delivery of the prize through the Vickie Remoe Prize and for future publicity and marketing purposes for up to five years.
  • The Vickie Remoe Prize will not be liable for any costs incurred in the application process for this award. The application is free. We are not responsible for your internet data or anything else you may have to pay to submit this application.
  • Late or incomplete entries will not be accepted for any reason.

Click here to apply

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