Young Turkmen journalists are invited to participate in the regional competition

Young Turkmen journalists are invited to participate in the regional competition

The Youth Centre «Bosporus» announces of accepting applications for participation in the first journalist competition «Media CAMP Award» for Central Asian countries.

The goal of the competition designated to facilitate development of media sphere in the region is to promote talented journalists who highlight socially important events.

Journalists, creative groups as well as content creators of independent media companies of the region employed both on the staff or out of staff can participate in the creative competition. They should submit their materials printed in the mass media in the state language or Russian during the period from August 1, 2018 to June 31, the current year.

Materials are accepted in any of such formats as online, printed, radio, TV in the following categories – «Power and society», «Generation without borders– Time of opportunities», «Time to help», «Heroes are next to us» and special category «Focus». The winner of the last category, in which for consideration photos are accepted, will be determined by the method of internet voting.

The author of the material himself or the media organization which nominates him for the competition can submit an application for participation. For participation at the national stage of competition one should fill in the online application form which can be received from « Bosporus », as well as attach a letter of the author on agreement and a letter of the editorial office allowing to use this or that material for the competition. The material nominated for the competition should be submitted in the electronic format or should be attached to the reference to the article published on the internet.

Deadline for applications –August 10, 2019.

Winners of the national stage will be selected by the competent jury in the sphere of journalism and media proceeding form such criteria as topicality of material, professionalism, in its preparation, social importance of the chosen topic and in certain cases, contribution of the material to solution of the definite issue.
In each category three finalists will be selected and their works will be considered at the regional stage of selection. All the finalists will be invited to the awarding ceremony to be held within the framework of the Central Asian Media Festival in September, 2019 in Dushanbe.

At the regional stage materials will be assessed by the special international jury panel: by two professional representatives of media sphere from each country –participant.

Ayna Berdiyeva