Annual award gives photographers six-month assignment at the Canadian Press in Toronto.
Submissions are now open for the Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award. The annual award gives photographers who have been in the business for fewer than five years an opportunity to do a six-week assignment with the Canadian Press in Toronto.
Administered by the Canadian Journalism Foundation, the award honours the memory of Tom Hanson, a photojournalist at the Canadian Press.
Last year’s winner was Marta Iwanek. "This is a wonderful opportunity to give young photojournalists a chance to expand their skills," said Iwanek in a press release. "I felt so welcomed, supported and challenged at the same time, which provided a great environment to learn in.”
The deadline for submissions is Jan. 7, 2016. To learn more, please visit the CJF’s website.