Top prize €5,000, open to online, print journalists in EU
5th July 2010: If you have been writing against discrimination, or about the benefits of diversity, here’s your chance to bag an award, and prize money also.
The award for articles on diversity and related subjects can fetch you as much as €5,000 — that’s the top prize.
The EU Journalist Award 2010 is open to online and print journalists in the EU who, through their work, contribute to a better public understanding of the value and benefits of diversity and the fight against discrimination in Europe.
The winner of the European competition, plus two runners-up, will receive prizes with a value of €5,000, €3,500 and €2,500 respectively. The winners of the national competitions will receive a prize with a value of €1,000.
The Media Diversity Institute is a partner to the award and is responsible for encouraging entries from the UK.
The articles should contribute in some way to promoting diversity and combating discrimination by improving public awareness and understanding around these issues.
The articles must also be related to racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, age, disability and sexual orientation.
They must have been published between 1 September 2009 and 17 September 2010 in a print or online media outlet that has its main editorial office in the UK.
Up to three articles can be submitted per person. Article length must be at least 3,800 characters, including spaces, or approx 630 words. The deadline for submission is 12:00 noon on 17 September 2010.
There are two ways to submit articles: Complete the online application yourself or give your consent for the Media Diversity Institute to submit your article on your behalf – [email protected]
For further information, you can contact [email protected] or visit http://journalistaward.stop-discrimination.info/2705.0.html