Anna Lindh Foundation: Call for Applications for Mediterranean Journalist Award

Deadline: 27 September 2017

The Anna Lindh Foundation is seeking applications for its Mediterranean Journalist Award to reward productions tackling intercultural issues between and within Euro-Mediterranean societies, ranging from diversity, tolerance, freedom of expression, fighting xenophobia, extremism and terrorism.

Special attention will be given to works focusing on the theme “Intercultural Cities and Migration”, as announced on the occasion of the Anna Lindh Foundation MED FORUM.

In addition, on the occasion of the landmark 10th edition, a Special Alumni Award will be bestowed by the Anna Lindh Foundation Secretariat for outstanding contribution by Journalist Award alumni in the promotion of intercultural dialogue.

Award Information

The 10th edition of the Anna Lindh Mediterranean Journalist Award 2017 will award up to four winners, including individual cash prizes of 2500 Euros.

Award Categories

Works eligible for the award can be from press, online, TV/radio or Photography.

  • Press: All articles published in printed newspapers/magazines/periodicals. Articles must be written in a journalistic style. Academic papers will not be accepted. The article must not exceed 20,000 characters.
  • Online: Written materials published via the Internet, particularly material created by journalists. Blogs, social media platforms and other emerging forms of online communication are acknowledged as part of the online media landscape and online journalism to the extent that the content is produced in a journalistic style.
  • Radio and Television: TV Entries which can include interviews, reportage, documentaries, panel discussions, news stories or reports published on the radio and/or TV. Entries duration must not exceed 1 hour.
  • Photography: Photographs published online and/or printed media by for professional or non-professional photographers.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The competition is open to journalists who are nationals of one of the 42 countries of the Union for the Mediterranean, in addition to Libya and Syria.
  • Priority will be given to young journalists at an early stage of the professional career development.
  • Works could have been published between 1st January 2017 and 27th September 2017.

How to Apply

Documents can be submitted electronically by filling the online application form and attaching the documents or applicants can print out the form and send it via courier at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom, Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Mauritania, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, State of Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and Libya.

For more information, please visit Mediterranean Journalist Award.

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