This year’s Lorenzo Natali Media Prize is launched under the motto ‘Today’s stories can change our tomorrow’ and coincides with the 2015 European Year for Development. In December, the European Commission will once again award journalists for their outstanding reporting on development and poverty eradication.
Journalists committed to defending democracy and human rights can enter a competition.
The Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize, sponsored by the European Commission, awards excellence in written, radio and broadcast journalism on the theme of development, democracy and human rights around the world. It was established in memory of former European Commissioner Lorenzo Natali.
A grand jury will reward one professional and one amateur journalist from each of the following regions: Africa, the Arab world and the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean and Europe.
Work must have been published or broadcast between Sept. 1, 2014 and Aug. 31, 2015 .
The selected contestants will receive trophies and cash prizes of EUR5,000 (US$5,614). The winners will compete for an additional EUR5,000 Grand Prize during an award ceremony in December 2015.
The deadline is Aug. 31.
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