WAN-IFRA COVID-19 Training & Data Challenge 2020

Covid-19 Data Challenge



Put your newly-acquired data journalism and visualization skills to the test!

Take part in the Covid-19 Data Challenge and showcase the work you and your team have done!

Top 3 winning teams will win a pair of tickets worth SGD3,960 to attend Digital Media Asia in October 2020!



  1. Open to all participants of the Covid-19 Training & Data Challenge 2020 webinars which were held from 27 April to 13 May 2020.

  2. Each participant may submit or be part of a maximum of two entries.

  3. Each entry should comprise a story or a series of stories that uses data or data visualization as a key element of the project.

  4. The reporting project need not be published. If it has been published, please state the publication and date.  Project should be solely or principally created by the participant.

  5. Entries must be submitted in the designated manner by 22 June 2020, 1700h SIN/HK. Participants will receive instructions by email.

  6. Entries must demonstrate how participants use data, skills, tools, resources and other elements learnt in the webinars to create the project.

  7. Existing published projects and subsequently updated or improved using data, skills, tools, resources and other elements learnt in the webinars (but not re-published) are also eligible for submission. Such entries would be subject to the approval of the trainer and organiser.


Judging criteria

  • Projects that best utilise data or data visualization to deliver the story.

  • Consideration will be given to how the data is acquired, processed and analyzed in the reporting process as well as the effectiveness of the data visualization in conveying journalistic findings of the project.

WAN-IFRA COVID-19 Training & Data Challenge 2020