The Women in News Editorial Leadership Award

The Women in News Editorial Leadership Award is a career achievement award that recognises an exemplary contribution of an Editor to her newsroom – and under her leadership the contribution of her newspaper – to society.

The Women in News Editorial Leadership Award is awarded to three outstanding woman editors, representing Africa, the Arab Region and Southeast Asia, who are first amongst their peers in inspiring and paving the way forward for the next generation of leaders.

Eligible nominees must hold a senior editorial role as of 1 January 2022. News media (newspapers, magazines and digital-only) of all sizes from the sub-Saharan Africa, the Arab Region and Southeast Asia are encouraged to submit a nomination.

The deadline for nominations is 20 May, 2022.

Laureates