Amnesty International Media Awards celebrate excellence in human rights journalism and applaud the courage and determination of journalists and editors who put their lives on the line to tell important human rights stories.

Amnesty Media Awards 2022

Entries for the Amnesty Media Awards 2022 are now open. Click here for a full list of categories and to enter.

The closing date for entries is Thursday 20 January 2022. Finalists will be invited to the Amnesty Media Awards ceremony to be held on Wednesday 4 May 2022, where the winners will be announced.

Entries must be from a media outlet based in the UK and published or broadcast for the first time in the UK between 1 January and 31 December 2021. Click here for full entry criteria.

Amnesty Media Awards 2021 – Winners

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2021 Amnesty Media Awards ceremony. Congratulations to all our finalists, and a particular well done to our winners. If you missed the live ceremony, here is the recording.

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Gaby Rado

Student Journalist

Radio & Podcast

Broadcast News

Digital Media

Written News


Regional Media