The European Youth Press – Network of Young Media Makers, invites applicants to become one of the 90 young journalists, aged between 18 and 30, who will report from the European Parliament in Brussels, in the framework of European Youth Media Days (EYMD) 2017 taking place from 16th to 18th October 2017.
This year’s edition will focus on the topics of media literacy and rise of populism. They will be addressed in workshops with professional journalists and experts and in two panel discussions with Members of the European Parliament, representatives of socio-political sphere in Belgium and other high-ranking guests.
The European Parliament will reimburse participants’ travel costs, and reimburse up to 360 Euros lump sum to working journalists or up to 180 Euros lump sum to journalism students or interns to cover accommodation, meals and local transport. For participants living in Brussels no lump sum or travel cost will be paid.
The event will be held in English, so a working level of the language is required.
Deadline to apply: 20th August 2017, 23:59 CET.
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the European Youth Media Days, all selected participants will have the opportunity to win the EYMD Jubilee Award in several categories. Entrants will have to submit their work, published or unpublished, to one or more of following categories (one piece per category):
– Print article (3,000 characters max.) on rise of populism;
– Photography (5 pictures max.) on rise of populism;
– Audio (3 minutes max.) on rise of populism;
– Video (5 minutes max.) on rise of populism;
– Essay (4,500 characters max.) on media literacy and critical thinking.
Media samples that are not in English should have an English summary. Essays need to be in English only.
The five winners (one in each category) will be announced during the closing ceremony of the EYMD and will be awarded with certificate and gift items.
Deadline for the EYMD Jubilee Award: 2nd October 2017, 23:59 CET.
For more information: http://bit.ly/2tMhOVs