2022 Linguistics Journalism Award Nomination

The LSA is now accepting nominations for the Linguistic Journalism Award. This award honors a journalist whose work best represents linguistics during the 12-month consideration for the award. The award is based on a single news story or body of work that promotes language and/or linguistics, is accurate and timely, and is appealing and accessible to non-specialist audiences.

Works nominated for the award this year must have appeared between June 1, 2021 and May 31, 2022. Selection of the award recipient will be made by a subcommittee of the LSA Public Relations Committee (PRC). The winner will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony at the LSA's 2023 Annual Meeting.

As nominations warrant

Nomination Deadline:  July 1, 2022

Nomination Materials
In this nomination form, we will ask you to provide information about (1) the significance of the news story or body of work that is the basis for your nomination; and (2) the appeal and accessibility of the work to non-specialist audiences, along with materials supporting your nomination, which include copies of the work or links to the work for which the person is being nominated and a brief citation that will be circulated and read at the presentation of the Award.

Be aware that failure to address one or more of these areas may negatively impact your nomination. 

These materials must be received no later than July 1, 2022.
Please note that you will need to fill the above information into the online form: you will not be able to upload a .pdf or Word document summarizing these areas.

Nominations may be submitted by any individual or entity that wishes to do so. Nominations are particularly encouraged from LSA members, news organizations, journalists, and public relations professionals.  The news story or body of work must have been presented/published during the time period specified above.

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* 1. Your name

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* 2. Your email address

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* 3. Your status (select all that apply)