Global Youth & News Media, founded in 2018, has three missions: to honor news media that truly serve the young, to promote media literacy through a journalistic prism, and to amplify the journalism of young people.
Applications are now open for the Global Youth & News Media Prize for excellence in pandemic news for children. This year’s Global Youth & News Media Prize aims to honour news producers who have excelled in developing news to explain important issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic to children.
The Journalism Award will recognise innovation in journalism for children (up to age 12) on any platform about the COVID-19 pandemic. The award will honor breakthrough reporting with, about and/or for this young audience that produces a clear, important impact, especially through a solutions journalism approach. News organisations can nominate themselves for the award.
The deadline to apply is April 15.
Full information about the prize can be found here.