Youth journalism contest open [Worldwide]

Posted on Jan 17 in Journalism Basics

Student reporters, cartoonists and photographers ages 19 and under, as well as educators, can enter a contest.

Youth Journalism International hosts a contest recognizing exceptional journalism done in English by students worldwide.

The top five honors include Journalist of the Year, Educator of the Year, the Courage in Journalism Award, the Jacinta Maria Bunnell Award for Commentary and the Frank Keegan "Take No Prisoners" Award for News.

Other categories include multimedia, news, enterprise, profile, features, editorial, column writing, first-person essay, cartoons, reviews, sports and photography.

Entries must have been published in 2018 in online or print publications. School publications, underground papers, blogs, online papers and other venues for journalism are all acceptable.

The entry fees range from US$5 to US$25. Fee waivers are available for applicants experiencing hardship.

The deadline is Feb. 9.