Entries are now being accepted for the Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, the nation’s top investigative business journalism contest.
The annual awards contest, named in honor of renowned investigative business journalists Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele, celebrates the best in investigative business journalism each year. It is sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
To enter your work, read the contest rules and fill out the entry form here. Gold, silver and bronze winners receive cash awards of $5,000, $2,000 and $1,000, respectively.
Last year’s Barlett & Steele Gold Award-winning entry was “Dangerous Doses” by the Chicago Tribune. The 2016 Silver Award went to The Post and Courier for “Sticking with the Pig” and MedPage Today received the Bronze Award for “Lowering the Bar.”
You can watch the video of last year’s winning entries here.
Entries for this year’s contest must have been published between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018. Editors or contest coordinators of media outlets may submit up to two entries, each containing up to four articles. The entry deadline is July 31, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST.