Judges sought for 2017 RSS journalism awards

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Are you interested in journalists use of statistics? Our Statistical Excellence in Journalism Awards are now in their 11th year and we are looking for more fellows to join the judging panel.

Candidates need to be interested and enthusiastic about the way in which statistics are communicated. Judging will take place in late March and April and the commitment is likely to be a few hours of reading articles or watching/listening to excerpts and scoring them.
Please note the categories for entries are as follows:

  • Regional journalism
  • Investigative journalism
  • Explaining the facts
  • Data visualisation

More details about the awards can be found on our main website.

You can register your interest by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., including a sentence or two about your background and why you would like to be a judge, plus whether you have a preference for a particular category. Please register your interest by Tuesday the 14th of March.

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