Starting December 1, 2018, through February 28, 2019, the Texas Observerand the Texas Democracy Foundation will be accepting entries for the 2019 MOLLY National Journalism Prize. The MOLLY Prize is an annual national print or online journalism award of $5,000 with two honorable mentions of $1,000 each to be presented by the Texas Democracy Foundation and the Texas Observer in memory of Molly Ivins.
The awards will be presented at an awards dinner on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas, keynoted by a special guest. Past speakers have included Joan Walsh, Jose Antonio Vargas, Dan Rather, Ellen Goodman, Seymour Hersh, Gail Collins, Paul Krugman, Connie Schultz, John Quiñones and Jamelle Bouie.
General rules for submitting an entry appear below. For more information on the award, becoming a sponsor, attending the dinner or contributing to the MOLLY Prize fund, please contact email@example.com or call (512) 477-0746 ext 100.
How to submit:
Please note: Work that has appeared in the Texas Observer is ineligible in order to avoid any appearance of conflict of interest.
Judging will be conducted by a panel of journalists, including Michael Barajas, Kathy Blackwell, Jamelle Bouie, Gus Bova, Rose Cahalan, Carlton Carl, Maurice Chammah, Jason Cherkis, Sarah Courteau, Kira Don, Carol Flake, Amanda Hess, Owen Good, Charlotte Greensit, Tristram Korten, Jason Leopold, Alexa Mills, Dave Mann, Kathleen McElroy, Hamilton Nolan, Sophie Novack, Will Potter, Gabriela Resto-Montero, Geoff Rips, Leonard Roberge, Ricardo Sandoval Palos, Naveena Sadasivam, Tom Scocca, Christopher Shay, Annys Shin, Ellen Sweets, A.C. Thompson, Sharon Weinberger, Erik Wemple, Forrest Wilder, Kai Wright, Jeremy Young, and Dan Zehr. Media outlets represented by the individuals on this list can and should apply for the MOLLY Prize. Judges will not judge work generated by their respective publications.
ENTER HERE: https://www.texasobserver.org/mollyawardsubmissions/