Journalists from the 47 countries in the Council of Europe can submit their work to this contest.
The European Press Prize is an initiative of several European organizations that aim to encourage journalism of the highest quality in the continent.
The contest will award one applicant in four categories with EUR10,000 each for work that has made a significant impact. Categories are investigative reporting, distinguished reporting, opinion and innovation. There is also the judges’ special award.
Entries must have been published online or in print in any language but include a synopsis in English. Submitted work must include a synopsis (250 words maximum) describing the theme, impact and public reception of the article(s).
Works must have been published by a European publication between Dec. 1, 2018 and Dec. 31, 2019.
The deadline is Dec. 13.