Jeremy Bowen, President of the jury

March 30th, 2017|

For the last 30 years, Jeremy Bowen has covered every major event on the planet for the BBC. From the war in El Salvador to the Romanian revolution, A [...]

2017 visual

March 30th, 2017|

The 2017 visual is a photo from the 2016 winning report. This photograph taken by Yannis Behrakis from Reuters agency, was part of his report shot in [...]

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) will be a partner of the 24th edition

March 30th, 2017|

Established in 1951 in the aftermath of the Second World War, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (HCR) is a United Nations body whose mis [...]

Developments in the “15-Year Olds’ Perspective” (Regard des jeunes de 15 ans) scheme.

March 30th, 2017|

17th of July, 2016 - Nice, France – People pay tribute to 85 dead and more than 400 wounded victims of the July 14th attack on the 'Promenade des Angl [...]

Nikon’s centenary

March 30th, 2017|

Nikon will once again organise a workshop for talented young photojournalists in the framework of the Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents, as [...]

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Prize list 2016


The Bayeux-Calvados award for war correspondents rewards reports about a conflict situation or its impact on civilians, or news stories involving the defence of freedom and democracy. The report must have been made between 1 June 2016 and 31 May 2017.
A €7,000 prize is awarded in each category.

The reports must be submitted to the following address by 6 June 2017:

Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents
Hôtel de Ville 19, rue laitière – BP 21215 – 14402 Bayeux Cedex
or info@prixbayeux.org

The categories of media represented are: radio – photography – television (short and long formats) – written press and the young reporter prize (written press this year).


Six prizes awarded by the international jury

  • Written Press Prize
     Sponsored by the Calvados Department Council – €7000
  • Television Prize
    Sponsored by Amnesty International- €7000
  • Radio Prize
    Sponsored by the D-Day Landing Committee – €7000
  • Photo Prize
    Sponsored by Nikon – €7000
  • Grand format Television Prize sponsored by the Scam – €7000
  • Young reporter Prize
    Sponsored by CAPA agency – €3000

Four special prizes

  • The Ouest-France – Jean Marin Prize (written press)
    – €4000
  • The Public Prize (photo)
    sponsored by the Agence Française de Développement – €3000
  • The Normandy Region secondary School Students’ Prize (television)
    – €3000
  • The video image prize
    sponsored by Arte and France 24 – €3000