2009 European Young Journalist Award

The European Commission’s DG Enlarement is running the 2009 European Young Journalist Award.

From 2 February 2009 – 31 May 2009 young journalists aged 17 – 35, citizens or residents of the 27 member states of the EU or the candidate and potential candidate countries, are invited to participate in the 2009 European Young Journalist Award

So what do you have to do?

The 2009 European Young Journalist Award invites print, online and radio journalists from the 27 EU member states, the candidate and potential candidate countries to participate and share their vision of the European Union’s enlargement

The rules?

Entries should be or should have been published or aired between 2007 and 2009. The main editorial office of the media in which the entry was published must be based in one of the above mentioned countries. All entries should be written in the author’s native language as long as it is an official EU language or language from the candidate countries and potential candidate countries. The article can be a maximum of 2.000 words. An abstract of 200 words needs to be provided in English.

The article must be written in a journalistic style and represent the personal perspective of the writer in the context of his or her country.

The Prize?

All national winners of the 2009 European Young Journalist Award will be invited to an all paid for cultural and historical trip to the capital of Germany, Berlin, at the end of August / beginning of September 2009.

You can submit your entry here! Good Luck if you enter!

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Author: Stephen

Cork born and bred, proud European and Irishman. Involved in many organisations and politics. Also writes for SpirtualityIreland.org and UCC Express.

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