Empower for Change of Stigmatising Attitudes 2017 competition for young Journalists

Application Deadline: 15 of October, 2017 (23:59h CET).

Europe is facing with increasing number of migrants and refugees while the risk of radicalization, which mostly affects youth, is growing. Number of young, socially excluded, people are being drawn into extremist movements in their search for identity and a place in society.

 

Having in mind the important role media and journalists play in modern society we call young journalist to apply for the award on the topics of migrants, integration, radicalization, or youth democratic values. The award of 2000EUR per country is available for young journalists working in Belgium, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. With support of CDT and its local partners the awarded journalist will have the opportunity to further develop their investigative journalistic skills and upgrade their story.

 

Who can apply?

Young journalists from 18 to 30 (including those born in 1987) employed in media outlets in Belgium, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia who already reported on one of the above topics and are eager to further explore the issues.

Europe is facing with increasing number of migrants and refugees while the risk of radicalization, which mostly affects youth, is growing. Number of young, socially excluded, people are being drawn into extremist movements in their search for identity and a place in society.

 

Having in mind the important role media and journalists play in modern society we call young journalist to apply for the award on the topics of migrants, integration, radicalization, or youth democratic values. The award of 2000EUR per country is available for young journalists working in Belgium, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. With support of CDT and its local partners the awarded journalist will have the opportunity to further develop their investigative journalistic skills and upgrade their story.

 

Who can apply?

Young journalists from 18 to 30 (including those born in 1987) employed in media outlets in Belgium, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia who already reported on one of the above topics and are eager to further explore the issues.

 

How to apply?

Interested candidate should send:

  • CV (personal and professional data sheet, according to Europass standards or similar),
  • up to three samples of journalistic work;
  • contact information of media they are employed in;
  • brief summary (up to 500 words) on how they can upgrade their past work related to topics (please try to provide the following info: reasons why you believe your story is relevant, what research you could carry out to explore the issue further, who you will interview, and where you will publish story);
  • The applications should be submitted in English while the samples of past work can be submitted in local language.

How to apply?

Interested candidate should send:

  • CV (personal and professional data sheet, according to Europass standards or similar),
  • up to three samples of journalistic work;
  • contact information of media they are employed in;
  • brief summary (up to 500 words) on how they can upgrade their past work related to topics (please try to provide the following info: reasons why you believe your story is relevant, what research you could carry out to explore the issue further, who you will interview, and where you will publish story);
  • The applications should be submitted in English while the samples of past work can be submitted in local language.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2017 competition for young Journalists

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