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Nominations Open for European Press Prize

Organisation: European Press Prize

  • 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.

Status: Closed

Type:
  • Awards and Prizes

Funding Size: $10,000

Deadline: 10/12/2021

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