June 3, 2010
The European Year (EY) Journalist Award 2010 has been created by the European Commission
in order to support and recognise journalists who contribute to an increased awareness and a
broader understanding of poverty and social exclusion. The competition is open to print,
online, and audiovisual journalists who have articles published or news reports covering the
issues of poverty and social exclusion in the European Union. Their articles or news reports
must have been published between 1 October 2009 and 31 August 2010 in the media in one
of the 27 EU Member States, Iceland or Norway. The competition closes on 31 August 2010.
MHE NEWSLETTER – ISSUE N° 5 / 2010
How can you contribute?
A national jury will be set up in each country together with the National Implementing Body
(you can find the list of NIB’s at
You can suggest articles, videos and reportages of journalists, but please note that
contributions need to be registered by the author (or at least he/she should be informed).
The final date for entries of articles is 31 August 2010. The articles can be uploaded at