The Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards, named after FBR’s late chairman Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, honor professional journalists whose reporting has enhanced public understanding of how the humane and responsible use of animal models leads to medical and scientific discoveries. Awards are presented for outstanding investigative or interpretive reporting published, broadcast or posted online between March 15, 2013 and March 15, 2014. Award winners will receive a Michael E. DeBakey Award, a $1,000 cash prize and a trip to Washington, D.C., to attend the awards ceremony at the Mayflower Hotel.
Entries may be submitted in the following categories:
Entries must be accompanied by the following: a cover letter (or email) from journalist explaining the importance of the piece, journalist's biography, brief letter (or email) of consent from journalist or employer and optional letter(s) of support from employer or colleagues.
Submit by April 15, 2014 to:
email@example.com, Subject: The Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards
Foundation for Biomedical Research818 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 900Washington DC 20006Attention: The Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards
818 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 900 Washington DC 20006 Tel 202 457 0654 Fax 202 457 firstname.lastname@example.org