Best EU Integration journalist of the year award launched

Best EUI Journalist of the Year Award competition is launched today by the BiH Directorate for European Integration (DEI) in partnership with the Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina/EU Special Representative. The Award symbolises recognition of the contributions made by journalists to the promotion of EU Integration issues.

All journalists with a specific interest in the accession and integration process are invited to participate. It is an excellent opportunity for them to be recognised for their outstanding professionalism in reporting for radio, television, newspapers, newswire agencies, magazines and online.

The competition is open to all journalists in Bosnia and Herzegovina whether they are employed by a media company or are freelance. There are three Award categories – Broadcast, online/digital and written media. The prize will be a four day trip to Brussels to visit European institutions and media.

Competition is open until 1 December 2012. Journalists who wish to participate should apply to the following address: EU Awareness II project, Augusta Brauna 14, 71 000 Sarajevo,BiH, tel/fax ++387 (0) 33 205 408, e-mail senka@euawareness.ba.

Guidance is given in the rules which are available on application or can be downloaded from www.dei.gov.ba or http://www.delbih.ec.europa.eu/. For more information contact Amna Kurbegovic on ++387 33 205 408, or ++387 61 405 889.