For the contest of journalistic materials about public service broadcasting that was set up by public organization Telekritika 62 materials were sent.
Around 20 entries were from professional journalists, the rest from students faculty of journalism and public journalists. Applications were sent from all over Ukraine. The most of materials were from Kyiv, Lviv and Donetsk, while Crimea, Kherson and Mykolaiv ignored this contest.
One of essential requirements for participation in the competition for professional journalists was a preliminary publication of material in regional or national media. For this reason materials about public service broadcasting appeared in such prints as ‘City courier’ (Chernihiv), ‘Free life plus’ (Ternopil), online editions ‘Korrespondets.Blogs’, ‘European observatory of journalism’, ‘Hlavnoe’, ‘Galnet’, ‘Zhinka-online’.
Submitted materials can be found here.
Short list of finalists will be announced after April 15.
1st place - 4000 UAH plus additional order for 3000 UAH;
2nd place - 3000 UAH plus additional order for 3000 UAH;
3rd place - 2000 UAH plus additional order for 3000 UAH;
4th place - 1000 UAH plus additional order for 3000 UAH;
5th place - the best student’s material - 1000 UAH plus additional order for 3000 UAH.
Among jury there are Otar Dovzhenko (a professor of School of Journalism at Ukrainian Catholic University), Oksana Voloshenyuk (executive director of the Academy of Ukrainian Press), Vasiliy Samokhvalov (media expert), Irina Nehreeva (manager of communication, screening and Internews Network Assessment) and Dmitriy Kotlyar (media lawyer).
We would like to remind that competition about public service broadcasting was organized by public organization Telekritika in January 2014.
In April Telekritika runed 3 more contests for journalists: about media wars, local media sources, work of journalists during the time of socio-political conflicts and hostilities. Deadline for submission of applications for all 3 competitions is in May.