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Here Are the 2019 Hostwriter Prize Winners
Hostwriter is excited to announce the four winners of our 2019 Hostwriter Prize. Grants of €2000 and €1000 will be made to the 1st and 2nd place winners of the Story Prize. Additionally, two Pitch Prize winners will each receive… Continue Reading →
Announcing the 2019 Hostwriter Prize Finalists
Hostwriter is pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s Hostwriter Prize awards. Finalists have been sent to a panel of journalists, former Hostwriter Prize-winners, ambassadors and journalism NGO colleagues. We are looking forward to announcing this year’s winners in… Continue Reading →
Hostwriter is a founding member of the German “Non-Profit Journalism Forum”
Berlin, 20 November 2019 Hostwriter is a proud founding member of the German “Forum Gemeinnütziger Journalismus”, a coalition of non-profit journalism organizations and foundations. The group advocates an amendment to the German Tax Code to ensure that the non-profit character… Continue Reading →
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Zahra is an Erasmus Mundus Alumna and a freelance journalist interested in cultural reporting.Send Mail
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