Youth4Regions – The Programme for Aspiring Journalists
Deadline: 13 July 2020
Youth4Regions is the European Commission programme helping journalism students and young journalists to discover what the EU is doing in their region.
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Trainings on journalism and EU regional policy
The chance to receive mentorship from established journalists from your country
Working side by side with renowned journalists during the EU Regions’ Week
Visits of EU affairs media headquarters and EU institutions
The unique opportunity to take part as a journalist in European Commission press trips to Member States
Accommodation and travel expenses covered by the European Commission
What do they ask for?
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Interest in what EU regional policy is doing in your region
Background in journalism (studies or up to 2 years of experience)
EU or neighbouring country citizen aged from 18 to 30 years old
Availability during 11 – 16 October
The application criteria are:
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EU or neighbouring country citizenship, age 18 to 30 years and to demonstrate a real interest in journalism through studies and/or work experience. Applications from former participants are not accepted.
EU candidate countries (Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey), potential candidates (Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo) and ENI countries (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia, as well as Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine).
Only applicants with up to 2 years since graduation (calculated until the moment of the closing of the application period) are eligible.
You must send a short article (400-1000 words) or a short video reportage (2 – 3 minutes) depicting a project co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (including Interreg) or Cohesion Fund. The theme is up to you to choose.
The Commission covers travel and accommodation. Most meals are also provided during the programme in October.
For more information, visit https://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/policy/communication/youth4regions