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Young Journalist of the Year

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To enter this category, you must have been aged 25 or under at the time of publication or broadcast. 

 

Submitted work must have been produced in Wales, for an audience in Wales. 

 

You must:

  • Submit either three unrelated news stories, or a single planned series of up to a maximum of three news stories on one topic which appeared in print, online or broadcast between 1 October 2018 and 30 September 2019

  • Submit stories which appeared in print as PDFs of the page(s) on which they appeared

  • Provide links for online stories. It is a condition of entry that these links must be live, and remain live, until the end of March 2020. Failure to do so may result in disqualification

  • Upload radio and TV work to YouTube, and include the links, or provide a link to a website where the work can be viewed or listened to. It is a condition of entry that these links must be live, and remain live, until the end of March 2020. Failure to do so may result in disqualification

  • Ensure you enter your date of birth in your online submission where requested

  • Submit only one entry for this category

  • Supply a supporting statement (maximum 300 words), explaining your work and how it was obtained/produced

 

Judges will be looking for:

  • Evidence of understanding of news and newsgathering techniques

  • Use of language

  • Compelling lead / opening and storytelling

  • Good structure and organisation

  • Research and effective use of quotes

  • Accuracy and fairness

  • Strong, interesting or creative angles


The organisers reserve the right to mention any entrants to this category and to display any of the work they enter in any publicity and marketing relating to the competition without copyright infringement. The decision of the judges in this category is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

 

PLEASE NOTE: It is important that you observe these criteria since failure to do so may result in your entry being disqualified.