The contests recognize the best in visual journalism and digital storytelling

2019 Contest

On 20 February 2019, we announced award nominees for all the contest categories, including the six nominees for Photo of the Year and for the first time, the three nominees for Story of the Year, three nominees for Interactive of the Year and three nominees for Video of the Year. View them all here

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Photo Contest

The annual photo contest rewards photographers for the best single exposure pictures contributing to the past year of visual journalism. Whether entered as singles or stories, these pictures are judged in terms of their accurate, fair, and visually compelling insights about our world.

Digital Storytelling Contest

Digital technologies have transformed how we produce and consume stories. The World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest rewards those producing the best forms of visual journalism enabled by these changes.