European Year Journalist Award 2010: Combating poverty and social exclusion

European Year Journalist Award 2010 Submit your published article for the European Year (EY) Journalist Award 2010. This award, created by the European Commission, aims to recognise journalists who contribute to an increased awareness and a broader understanding of poverty and social exclusion. Deadline has now been extended until 24th September for online entries.

The competition is open to print, online and audiovisual journalists who have articles published or news reports aired that cover the issues of poverty and social exclusion in the European Union. Their articles or news reports must be published or aired between 1 October, 2009 and 31 August, 2010 in a media outlet that has a headquarters editorial office in one of the 27 EU Member States, Iceland or Norway.

The objectives of the EY Journalist Award are to:

  • Recognise excellence in journalism in coverage of the issues of poverty and social exclusion.
  • Create awareness of the EY2010 campaign among mass media representatives across the 27 EU Member States, Iceland and Norway.
  • Promote a better understanding of poverty and social exclusion; the causes and possible solutions.


Simply complete the online submission form on this page and upload your entry. The final date for entries is 31 August 2010. There can be no exceptions or extensions.

Please read the conditions for competition carefully before submitting your entry. There are no entry fees.