The competition is open to any journal published by any FIT member, or any recognized branch, chapter, regional group or section of such an organisation.

2017 winner

The ATA Chronicle, published by the American Translators Association in the United States

with an Honourable Mention going to the newsletter La Voz de APTI of the Asociacíon Panameña de traductores e Intérpretes (APTI)

Winners and Honourable Mentions of the FIT Prize for Best Periodical

YearWinnerHonourable Mention
2017The ATA Chronicle, ATA, USALa Voz de APTI, APTI, Panama
2014ITI Bulletin, ITI, UKInformATIO, ATIO, Canada
2011ITI Bulletin, ITI, UKTRADUIRE, SFT, France

RULES

(Approved by the FIT Council at its meeting in Geneva in April 1998)

Article 1

The International Federation of Translators (FIT) has an award to recognize excellence in member associations’ periodicals.

Article 2

The competition shall be open to any non-academic periodical published by any FIT member, or any recognized branch, chapter, regional group or section of such organization, for their members.

Article 3

The prize shall be awarded at FIT World Congresses, pursuant to the decision of an international jury as provided in Article 5. No FIT member may nominate more than one publication for this prize each time it is announced.

Article 4

Nominations must be accompanied by electronic copies of the three most recent is- sues of the periodical, published consecutively.

Article 5

The prize shall be awarded on the basis of a decision made by an international jury consisting of five members appointed by the FIT Executive Committee, which shall also nominate the jury chairperson. Jury members may be re-appointed. The jury shall deliberate electronically and shall decide on a winner at the latest three months prior to the opening of the Congress at which the prize is to be awarded.

Article 6

Nominations shall be submitted in electronic format and on the official form to the FIT secretariat no later than six months prior to the opening of the Congress at which the prize is to be awarded.

Nominations should be submitted in both French and English if at all possible, otherwise in one of the two languages.

Article 7

A Certificate of Merit will be awarded to the journal which is considered to best promote the professional image of the translator, interpreter and/or terminologist in terms of quality, presentation and relevance. The jury may also decide that one or more of the other nominations deserve honorable mention.

Article 8

Anything not provided for in these rules may be decided by the FIT Awards Committee.

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