Young Press Conference For Young Journalists, Belgium

Deadline: 1 September 2011
Open to: For young journalists aged 18-26
Costs: Participants will have to pay a participation fee of 100 Euros
Venue: 27-29 October 2011 in Antwerp, Belgium

The European Youth Press is selecting 10 young journalists to participate in the Young Press conference organised by Evens Foundation and StampMedia in Antwerp, Belgium, from the 27th to the 29th of October. The conference offers young European reporters a superb opportunity to express their views on the media and journalism and to build up contacts with their peers. The European Youth Press (EYP) is an umbrella association of young journalists in Europe. It involves more than 50,000 journalists younger than 30.The European Youth Press has member organisations based in Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia (FYROM), Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Their member network consists of 24 organisations.

Eligibility

  • Young journalist aged 18-26.
  • Your material – The material can be anything from an article to a video, audio or photo feature .

The main topics of conference:

  • The omnipresence of instant media.
  • The threat on high-quality journalism.
  • The spread of biased information and on new models and experimentation by independent journalists.

Renowned speakers such as Robert Fisk, Sylvie Kauffman, Henk Blanken, Annabel McGoldrick, Alex Wood, Olaf Koens and Ingrid Lieten are expected to attend.

Costs

All costs are covered by the organizers of the conference. Participants will have to pay a participation fee of 100 Euros.

Application

If you are a young journalist aged 18-26 engaged with these topics and have some journalistic experience please send your CV, motivation letter and a material you’ve produced to [email protected] by the 1st of September. The material can be anything from an article to a video, audio or photo feature. Where the materials are not in English, a short summary in English should be provided.

Young journalists who have been already engaged with the European Youth Press and/or its member organizations will receive priority.

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