Youth Journalism Competition from Youth Journalism International

Date limite : 08 févr. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: Youth Journalism International

Spécialités: Lettres Sciences Humaines

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Youth Journalism Competition from Youth Journalism International

Youth journalism international announces its youth journalism contest 2020 which aims to spotlight some of the exceptional journalism done by students across the globe. Youth journalism international sponsors an annual contest in the hope of calling attention to the best work in English by student reporters, cartoonists, and photographers and can further its mission of promoting a free youth press. It is yet another way to showcase the voices of the next generation. 

Competition Eligibility:

  1. Any journalist age 19 or under in any country who was not working professionally at the time the entry was published can enter. 
  2. Entries must have been published online or in print, it is not required to appear in a school publication. 
  3. Underground papers, blogs, online papers and other venues for journalism are all acceptable as well as audio and video entries. 
  4. Judges have the right to move an entry from one category to a more appropriate category and the right not to make an award in any particular category.
  5. In each category, nominations may come from teachers, students or other third parties. 
  6. Previous first-place winners are not eligible to enter the category again, but previous finalists may enter. 
  7. For more information about the categories of the competition, please click here.
  8. Entries must be submitted online. 
  9. Fees will be accepted electronically and via postal delivery.

Funding and Prizes:

  • Entry fees for the contest are $25 each for student journalist of the year and journalism educator of the year. 
  • The fee is $20 for the Courage in Journalism award, Jacinta Marie Bunnell Award for commentary and the Frank Keegan “Take No Prisoners” award for news. 
  • In other categories, fees are $10 for each team entry and $5 for each individual entry. There is no limit to the number of entries for one person or publication to submit.
  • As the competition don't want fees to be a barrier, so if there is a hardship, please send an explanation of your circumstances to 
  • YJI can waive your fee and keep your financial information confidential. 
  • Fee waivers are intended for individuals, not schools, institutions or organizations. 
  • Schools or individuals making multiple entries may make a single payment and attach a single receipt to one entry, but please make note of how the fee was paid in each of the other entries to avoid confusion or disqualification.
  • First-place winners in each category will receive a beautiful crystal trophy. Judges may also name finalists.

About Youth Journalism International:

Youth Journalism International provides free education for young people in any country who are interested in journalism, current events and getting to know their peers across the globe. With students in scores of countries, the new England-based nonprofit provides a powerful platform for young people to tell their stories, to hand them a megaphone to speak to the world.

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