Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award is now accepting entries

Early-career photojournalists looking to gain national exposure are invited to apply for the Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award. Established in honour of acclaimed photojournalist Tom Hanson, the annual award provides a unique opportunity to cover breaking news, major sports and key cultural events in Toronto for six weeks for The Canadian Press.?

The competition is open to Canadian photojournalists who have been in the business fewer than five years.

This year’s award deadline is January 7, 2016.

A winner will be announced in February 2016 and be recognized at the annual CJF Awards on June 15, 2016 in Toronto.

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