Panel of Judges

The panel of judges select the winners from the shortlist. The judges also choose the Special Award – either from the shortlisted entries or entered work that was not shortlisted. The Special Award goes to effort that is deserving of special recognition.

Alan Rusbridger

Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of The Guardian, is a British journalist, Principal at Lady Margaret Hall Oxford and Chair at Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Read more ›

Sylvie Kauffmann

Sylvie Kauffmann is the chair of the judges’ panel. She is the editorial director of the French newspaper Le Monde, of which she was editor-in-chief in 2010-2011. Read more ›

Alexandra Föderl-Schmid

Alexandra Föderl-Schmid is deputy editor-in-chief of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Read more ›

Sheila Sitalsing

Sheila Sitalsing (Paramaribo, 1968) grew up in Suriname and Curacao and majored in Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Read more ›

Juan Luis Sánchez

Juan Luis Sánchez is the co-founder and deputy director of eldiario. Read more ›

The European Cartoon Award is open for entries

Enter before June 18 for the 2021 edition!