Investigative journalism

The Award Ceremony of 2018 "EU Awards for Investigative Journalism" will be held at the Press House of the Turkish Journalists' Association on August 28

Tue, 08/27/2019 - 15:48

27/08/2019

The winners of 2018 "EU Awards for Investigative Journalism" will receive their awards at the Press House of Turkish Journalists' Association on August 28.


27 August 2019 - Ankara

 

The award ceremony of EU-funded "EU Awards for Investigative Journalism", which is organised jointly by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) and Turkish Journalists' Association and seeks to acknowledge and encourage extraordinary achievements of investigative journalists as well as support qualified investigative journalism in the Western Balkans and Turkey, will be held at the Press House of the Turkish Journalists' Association on August 28 at 14:30 hrs.


At the award ceremony to be attended by the Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey AmbassadorChristian Berger as well as numerous other ambassadors, awards will be presented to the journalists who applied with their news published in 2018 within the scope of investigative journalism and became finalists.

 

In the competition organised annually to support investigative journalism in the Western Balkans and Turkey, those selected as the winner, first runner-up and second runner-up with their works of investigative journalism published in Turkey in 2018 will be honoured with an award of €5000, €3000 and €2000 respectively.

 

In addition, journalists selected as the winner, first runner-up and second runner-up with their works of investigative journalism in Turkey will also be invited to the "EU Media Days" event to be organised in Montenegro in September.

 

 

Time: 14:30

Venue: Turkish Journalists' Association, Press House. Üsküp cad. no:35 Çankaya/Ankara

Date: 28.08.2019 Wednesday

 

Programme:

14:30 Registration

14:45 Opening speech

15:00 Presentation of awards (Presentation of certificates and plaques to the winner, first runner-up and second runner-up)

(The plaque of the second runner-up will be presented by Hatidza Gusic from BIRN, the first runner-up by Nazmi Bilgin the Chairman of Turkish Journalists' Association and the winner's plaque will be presented by the Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey Ambassador Christian Berger)

16:00 Cocktail Party

 

For press inquiries:

Miray Akdag, Press Officer for the Delegation of European Union to Turkey
miray.akdag@eeas.europa.eu
+90 532 624 93 56 / T +90 312 459 88 77