Lorenzo Natali Media Prize

Lorenzo Natali Media Prize

Journalism for development: European Commission Lorenzo Natali Media Prize

Thanks for your interest! After receiving more than 1.200 applications from all over the world, the application period for the 2019 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize closed on 14 April.

Entries will be pre-evaluated by three journalism schools: the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) Vesalius College, École Supérieure de Journalisme de Lille-Montpellier, and Universitat Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona, and supervised by Dr. Georgios Terzis, Communication Professor at VUB. A final pre-selection of nominated pieces of journalism will be put forward for further evaluation by the Grand Jury, composed of journalism experts working in different areas of development.

The winner in each category will receive €10,000. The winner of the Best Emerging Journalist Prize category will also be offered a work experience with a media partner.

Winning journalists will receive their award at the Lorenzo Natali Award Ceremony at the 2019 European Development Days, which take place in Brussels on June 18-19, 2019. The Award Ceremony will be livestreamed here.