March 10, 2009

OPPORTUNITIES: "Enlarge your vision” – 2009 European Young Journalist Award now launched!

"Enlarge your vision" – 2009 European Young Journalist Award now launched!

Following the success of the 2008 competition, the 2009 European Young Journalist Award has now started!

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Enlargement, in cooperation with the European Youth Press association and, today announced the start of the second European Young Journalist Award 2009. This diverse award offers aspiring journalists aged 17 – 35 from all over Europe to reflect and express their views on Europe and the European Union's enlargement.

This year's participants will again be able to submit written print and online articles with national jury members looking for a touch of journalistic flair and analytical treatment, expressing their thoughts and feelings about Europe.

The 2009 Award welcomes a second category – "radio". Aspiring young radio journalists will also now be offered the chance to demonstrate their technical and journalistic skills on a European level.

National competitions will be offered in the 27 EU member states, EU candidate countries and EU potential candidates.

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