Submit Entries for Thomson Foundation’s Young Journalist Award 2018!

Deadline: 17 August 2018

The Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world for its Young Journalist Award 2018.

The Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious young journalists from across the globe.

Their work is then scrutinised by a judging panel at Thomson Foundation and then by independent FPA judges.

The three finalists will be flown to London, spend a few nights in the city and attend the gala award night at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel on November 26th, 2018, along with a host of other potential award winners and leading figures from the world of journalism.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The competition is open to journalists aged 30 and under, from countries with a Gross National Income (GNI) per capita of less than $20,000, to send in their best stories.
  • Each entrant should submit a portfolio of THREE published or broadcast pieces of work produced in the 12 months preceding 17th August, 2018 (the 12 months prior to the deadline for submissions).
  • Entries can be in any language but should be accompanied by a verbatim English-language translation.
  • Entries should be accompanied by a letter from the applicant’s current editor, on headed company notepaper verifying that it is the published work of the entrant.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Young Journalist Award 2018.

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