The Voices Festival is a brand new event dedicated to journalism and media literacy in Europe co-funded by the European Commission. As part of the first edition of the event, which will take place in Florence on 15-16 March 2024, the organisers promote the Voices Award, a contest dedicated to journalists open to five categories:

1. Up-and-coming: innovative and ethical use of Artificial Intelligence in journalism

2. Impact: cross-border investigative reporting

3. Local resilience: the most innovative and successful business model for local reporting

4. Remarkable youth: promising journalists under 30

5. Fighters: journalists and media organisations working in emergency situations

The winner of each category will receive an award of €1000,00 each and a dedicated space to present their work.

All information, including on eligibility criteria can be found at this link: Call for entries

Submissions must be made by 31 Januray 2024 through the online application form:

Tags: Media freedom

This content is part of the Media Freedom Rapid Response  (MFRR), a Europe-wide mechanism which tracks, monitors and responds to violations of press and media freedom in EU Member States and Candidate Countries. The project is co-funded by the European Commission.