Deadline: 20 September 2013
Open to: Journalists and journalist students from ENAJ member countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands
Prize: invitations to the Annual ag-press network event in Brussels (December 2013) and press trips
The European Network for Agricultural Journalists (ENAJ) and the European Commission, Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) has launched the second edition of the Journalist Prize for Young Journalists.
The goal is to honour journalistic skills of young professionals and to motivate young journalists to write about topics related to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
The article must be a story of maximum 800 words and can compete in one of the following two categories:
- Published story – related to European agriculture
- Unpublished story – related to European agriculture
To comply, it should also be of broad interest (either in agriculture or in society) and have been investigated on farms and include at least one quotation of a farmer.
It should also be written in one of the official languages of the competing countries (EN, DE, NL, FR, CZ, DK, FI, HU, IT, PL, SL, SK, ES, SV); be a single (written) story – multiple articles that make up a series are not allowed. (In such a situation, select one article from the series to enter.); and be presented as a Word document, without layout or photos (to facilitate translation). If it has been published, a link or pdf can be added for information.
The top-three winners in each category will all be invited to the Annual ag-press network event in Brussels (December 2013) and the first prize winners will also be invited to participate in of the press trips DG AGRI organizes for journalists in 2014.
Journalists and journalist students from ENAJ member countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands).
To be eligible for entry, the participating journalist must be no older than 35 years on 31.12.2013 and come from/be active in one of the countries listed above.
Your article needs to be sent to your national ENAJ contact by 20 September 2013 at the latest! The winners will be announced on the website HERE by mid-November 2013.
The application form and national contact with information where to send your application are all available on the official call for applications HERE.