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European Commission Pilot Project: Establishing an Exchange Of Media ‘rising Stars’

Status: Open

  • Grant

Funding Size: N/A

Deadline: Ongoing

Key Information
  • Eligibility: Journalists, other media professionals, inter alia communications, marketing and IT professionals.
  • Funding amount: €2,100,000
  • Type of funding: Programmatic funding
  • Target countries: European Union
  • Application languages: One of the official EU languages

The main objective of the Pilot Project under this call is to facilitate the mobility of media professionals and cross-border cooperation between such professionals and media outlets as a means to promote innovation in the European media sector and foster an environment conducive to quality journalism and media pluralism. The organisation(s) which will be awarded the grant will design the exchange programme, and, in full autonomy, select participants, provide all logistical and other support to participants and disburse funds to individual applicants under the project. T

The following core actions to be carried out by the beneficiary are described in detail in the Call for Proposals document:

  • Design of the exchange programme
  • Information and communication
  • Organisation of the exchange programme
  • Logistical and other support
  • Financing of the exchange programme
  • Monitoring and evaluation

Read more about the pilot project, including full eligibility and judging criteria, application forms, and suggested story themes here.

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