- Eligibility Criteria:
– Any journalist that works in or is from Europe is eligible to compete in the European Press Prize. The articles can be in any language, but accompanied by a synopsis in English (250 words maximum), explaining the theme of the article(s), together with an assessment of its impact and reception;
– Articles can be a maximum of 5,000 words in all.
- Type of Funding: Programmatic
- Target Country: Worldwide
- Application language: English
The European Press Prize is awarded in four different categories. Each award is for 10,000 euros, to be spent wherever possible on a personal project that may, in turn, enrich the practice of journalism. The judges are also empowered to award a special prize for particular excellence. The nominated works will be published on the website of the European Press Prize.
1. The Investigative Reporting Award – For the individual or team effort which has done most to unearth facts that the public – and society – has a right to know;
2. The Distinguished Reporting Award – For the best reportage and feature writing illuminating vital issues at home and abroad;
3. The Public Discourse Award – For the commentator, columnist or editor whose work has made a decisive impact;
4. The Innovation Award – For the idea – presentational, technical or in terms of editorial techniques – that has made a clear contribution to journalism’s future;
The Special Award – From 2013 on, the judges will be empowered to award a special prize for particular excellence in editing or any other discipline, including reporting, feature write and advocacy.
For more information please visit European Press Prize.
Organisation: European Press Prize