Thomson Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘Young Journalist Award 2017’ to find and inspiring ambitious and emerging journalistic talent from across the globe.

Donor Name:  Thomson Foundation
Award name:  Young Journalist Award 2017

Award brief:  Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world to submit their most compelling stories.

Now leading into its fifth year, the Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious and emerging journalistic talent from across the globe.

Deadline: Friday, 18th, August, 2017

Award details link:  http://www.thomsonfoundation.org/latest/young-journalist-award-2017-call-out/

Award limit: While only three finalists can make it to London to attend the prestigious gala awards night in November, along with a host of other potential award winners and leading figures from the world of journalism, there is space to salute the longer shortlist of 12 on the Thomson Foundation website and social media channels.

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

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Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility:
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The competition is open to journalists aged 30 or under from countries with a gross national income per capita of less than $20,000.
● Those who meet the criteria are welcome to submit a portfolio of three published pieces of work produced in the 12 months preceding the deadline for submissions, which is Friday 18 August, 2017. They can be in any format — print, audio, video, multimedia or a combination of all four.
● That you will attach a verbatim translation or transcript in ENGLISH, if your stories are not in English.
● That you will send a letter from your current editor verifying that your three submissions are entirely your work, or if you are freelance or self-employed, that you will attach a letter from the editor of the publication or broadcaster for each submission.

Eligible Country: The competition is open to journalists aged 30 or under from countries with a gross national income per capita of less than $20,000.

Submission mail: N/A

Other important link:
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Apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSct-fLVXdkwNDpMzNRzdMwZOdPL4PXUo3YwzY2XmI7y5uEZmw/viewform?c=0&w=1

How to apply:
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Interested applicant may apply through the website (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSct-fLVXdkwNDpMzNRzdMwZOdPL4PXUo3YwzY2XmI7y5uEZmw/viewform?c=0&w=1).
● Visit the Young Journalist section to learn more about the award: http://www.thomsonfoundation.org/competitions/young-journalist/

 

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