Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award 2017

Photographer Tom Hanson prepares to board the Liberal Party’s campaign plane in this undated photo. (Photo Tony Caldwell/The Canadian Press/Ottawa Sun)

Applications for the eighth annual Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award are now being accepted.

This six-week paid internship at The Canadian Press head office in Toronto is designed to give an up-and-coming news photographer the chance to perform on the national stage.

Named in memory of Canadian Press photographer Tom Hanson (and here), this award is open to any Canadian photojournalist who has been in the business less than five years – from students to freelancers to photographers working at regional or non-daily publications.

Applicants must submit a portfolio of their work by January 13, 2017.

 

**Update: February 21, 2017: The winner of the 2017 Tom Hanson Award is Chris Donovan.

 

Previous winners:

2016: Eduardo Lima

2015: Marta Iwanek

2014: Hannah Yoon

2013: Galit Rodan

2012: Michelle Siu

2011: Aaron Vincent Elkaim (and here).

2010: Adrien Veczan (and here)

 

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