INTRODUCING THE PRESS 30 UNDER 30 AWARDS

EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF JOURNALISTS 


The brand new Press 30 under 30 Awards are open for entry and ready to shine a light on the brightest young talent in the journalism industry, both nationally and regionally. 

The awards recognise the best UK journalists aged under 30 - whether they're reporters making headlines for their fearless investigative work, opinionated and thought-provoking columnists, insightful data journalists or anything in between.



 If you're under 30 and working for a UK-headquartered news organisation or you know someone who needs to be celebrated – we want to hear from you! 

JOIN OUR JUDGING PANEL


We invite you to nominate yourself or a colleague using the form linked below.

The final judging panel will be comprised of an inclusive range of individuals to fully represent the industry. Our aim is to give as many diverse voices (women, BAME, LGBTQ+, different ages / seniority, people with disabilities) a chance to determine the results of this industry-leading event.


THREE REASONS TO ENTER


1. Recognition

Winning an award can bring significant recognition to you and your work. It serves as validation of your achievements and can enhance your credibility in your field.

2. Impact

Winning an award like Press 30 under 30 is not just about personal accolades, it’s also about the impact you make from your expertise and contributions.

3. Elevate Your Standing

Position yourself as a leader by showing you can simplify complex topics, proving your expertise in bringing clarity to intricate subjects

KEY INFORMATION

Dates For Your Diary

Standard Deadline Thursday 4 July
Winners Announced November 2024

Prices

Standard Entry Fee £300 +VAT
Freelancer Entry Fee £50 +VAT


ELIGIBILITY


The Press 30 under 30 Awards is a great opportunity for young journalists to showcase their work and be recognised for their talent and dedication. The awards are open to journalists under the age of 30 as of 30 September 2024, and entries must be submitted in the form of written work.

If you are a young journalist or know a talented young journalist who deserves recognition, you can either self-nominate or be nominated by a line manager, colleague, client, or similar. The application process includes answering a few questions and obtaining short endorsements from senior staff and colleagues.

It's important to note that all work submitted for the awards must have been published in English between 1 January 2023 and 30 June 2024 by a news media organisation headquartered in or extensively published in the United Kingdom. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for young journalists to gain recognition for their hard work and dedication.


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


The Press 30 under 30 Awards offer you the chance to align your business with the people, teams, and companies that are leading the way in the industry.

As a marketing and business development opportunity, the Awards offer you the chance to promote your products and services to our audience. Build your brand at our events, whether in person or digitally, in our marketing campaigns as well as the awards website.

Please get in contact and we can build a bespoke package to delivery any business objective, please contact Neil Dummer at neil.dummer@haymarket.com

CONTACT US



Lilly Ephigene

Events Executive


E: lilly.ephigene@haymarket.com

T: +44 (0)20 8267 4047


Neil Dummer

Commercial Enquiries


E: neil.dummer@haymarket.com

P: +44 (0)20 8267 5260