Thursday, 22 January 2015

2015 Young Investigative Journalist Award Initiative

You’re invited to apply for the 2015 young investigative journalist award initiative.


Oikomedia, SciFY, Cafebabel, and The National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”


  1. A cash prize of two thousand Euros (2.000 €) for the best journalistic research
  2. A software tools prize for data journalism that will be announced with the hackathon


20 March 2015
Young Investigative Journalist Award Initiative


  • Only natural persons from 18 to 30 years old (on the Opening date of the Contest) regardless of nationality and place of residence are eligible to take part in the Contest.
  • Participants are not obliged to have a journalism degree from a public or private school, or to be journalism students. Natural persons meeting the age requirements are eligible to participate, even if they do not have professional experience in the field of journalism.
  • Participants are required to undertake the following actions:
  1. To fill out the application form available in the especially designed webpage of the Organizer and
  2. To submit the research online. In case that the research is submitted in a language other than the Contest´s official language (Greek), it should be accompanied by an official translation.
  • Research shall be submitted in accordance with the following criteria:
  1. As 7z, ZIP, GZIP or TAR files with maximum size 50 MB or
  2. Accompanied by links with relevant content. Links should be active during the whole Contest and 3 months after its Closing date.
  • Participants are allowed to carry out journalistic research on any of the fields mentioned below, concerning citizens who live in Greece and events that have taken, take or will take place in Greek reality within its geographical territory. The central elements of the journalistic research shall be the active civic and political participation, the public interest, the supervision of the work and the decisions of Greek public authorities, the action of civil society, the action of private and public legal persons in Greece, as well as the impact all these activities have on society as a whole or on economy.
  • Research can deal with any of the following fields, either alone or in combination:
  1. Society
  2. Politics
  3. Economy
  4. Environment
  • Participants are allowed to submit digital, television, radio and multimedia (video and slideshow) journalistic research.


For any information concerning the Contest, participants and third parties can send an e-mail to: or

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