Submission deadline is 15 January 2009 - we encourage you to enter the competition!
The winner receives an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC, to attend the awards ceremony and a prize of $1,000. Submissions will be judged by a panel of scientists and science journalists, and will be evaluated on the basis of clarity, writing/reporting skills, originality, and appeal to the general public.
Only one entry per journalist will be considered; both freelancers and staff writers are eligible. For an application and further information, please download 2009 AIBS Media Award (108 KB, PDF) or contact Jennifer Williams at jwil...@aibs.org (202-628-1500 ext. 209).