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Deadline Approaching: AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards Seek Scientists as Screeners

The AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards program is seeking Ph.D. scientists or experts in their field to serve as screeners for the 2023 contest, which is open to journalists from around the world. Screeners assess the scientific accuracy of entries and recommend those worthy of judging by panels of science journalists.

Hybrid screening sessions will take place at AAAS for those in the Washington, D.C. area, with Zoom attendance available for those beyond the D.C. area.

Sessions will start at 9:30 a.m. U.S. Eastern time and finish by about lunchtime. The screening dates and categories are:

  • Wednesday, August 30, Audio
  • Thursday, August 31, Audio
  • Tuesday, September 5, Children's Science News
  • Thursday, September 7, Video (In-Depth Reporting), Video (Spot News / Feature Reporting)
  • Friday, September 8, Video (In-Depth Reporting), Video (Spot News / Feature Reporting)
  • Monday, September 11, Video (In-Depth Reporting), Video (Spot News / Feature Reporting)
  • Wednesday, September 13, Science Reporting (Large Outlet), Science Reporting (Small Outlet)
  • Monday, September 18, Magazine
  • Tuesday, September 19, Magazine
  • Wednesday, September 20, Science Reporting (In-Depth)

In-person attendees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Masking will be optional but encouraged.

Interested scientists and experts should select a date or several date preferences and contact Please respond no later than Friday, July 7.

Event Contact

Emily Hughes

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