Citi Journalistic Excellence Award (CJEA) The independent Award in the field of financial and business journalism was founded in the USA, but has an international status. Over 1000 journalists from Europe, Asia, North and South America, Australia, Africa have become the winners of the Award since 1982.
The winners of the Award - financial and business journalists from around the world - are annually awarded with a trip to New York, for the special practical program at the famous Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Winners of the CJEA-2015 Award Russia will be nominated in two categories:
Timing of CJEA-2015
January, 15 – February, 13 – Registration of participants, collecting entries
February, 16, 2015 – Meeting of the independent jury for voting for 3 winners (1st, 2nd, 3rd place) in each category
February, 17 – February, 24, 2015 – Collection of extra materials from nominees. Nominees’ interviews with Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism officers
February, 25 – March, 1, 2015 – Processing of all entries, nominee eligibility check, approval of all winners in each category
March, 2, 2015 – Official announcement of the CJEA-2015 winners
June 1-10, 2015 – Trip of the winners to the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (New York City)
The CJEA-2015 is open to participate for the journalists of business, economic and financial media, information agencies, radio stations, TV channels and other media, registered in Russia.
For joining the competition the journalists have to follow the link www.cjea2015.ru and submit their entries to the specially developed registration e-system. The journalists receive e-mail confirmation from organizing committee as a proof of successful registration. Contest registration and entries application is open for participants from January 15, 2015 to February, 13 2015.
The selection stage of the contest takes place from the 15th of January, 2015 to the 13th of February, 2015. All entries applied during this period are evaluated by the members of independent jury. The jury of the CJEA-2015 is well-known journalists, financial and economic experts and other media figures. Jury members vote for the 1, 2, 3 places in each category (6 winning persons in total) at the special meeting on the 16th of February, 2015. Winners pass to a final stage for the final interview with experts of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (the essay and video interview).
The final stage of the contest runs from the 17th of February, 2015 to the 24th of February, 2015. Six finalists require filling some extra assignments:
Jury members process entries, check the nominee eligibility, and approve all winners in each category from the 25th of February, 2015 to the 1st of March, 2015. The official announcement of winners of CJEA-2015 takes place on the 2nd of March 2015.
The first-place winners in each category have an opportunity to participate in the special practical program at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism from the 1st of June,2015 to the 10th of June, 2015. The 2nd and 3rd place winners in each category are awarded with electronic tablets and certificates.
The jury of the CJEA-2015 are well-known journalists, financial and economic experts and other media figures. Please, find the list of jury member on www.cjea2015.ru.
The entrant could submit only one material per category
The entrant has to master English enough to communicate without interpreter i.e. intermediate and higher level of proficiency
Citi Journalistic Excellence Award 2015 for the best business reporting launched in Russia
Winners of the award – Russian journalists, covering the topics on finance and business – will go to New York City for special practical program by the well-known organizer of Pulitzer Prize – the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Moscow, – January 15, 2015 – One of the largest global banks – Citi – announces the launch of the international journalistic contest – Citi Journalistic Excellence Award 2015 in Russia. Contest is designed for journalists of business, economic and financial media, news agencies, radio and TV and other types of media, registered on the territory of the Russian Federation. The award is aimed to support business and financial journalism, encourage the best journalists, according to independent jury, and increase the quality standards of journalism.
Contest is held in two categories:
Categories are shaped by professional jury of well-known experts on finance, economics and business journalism.
The laureates in both categories will have an opportunity to attend the special practical program at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. The program will include participation in trainings and master classes of recognized professionals in the field of business journalism, and tours to the main financial institutions of the USA and offices of the largest companies of the world, including office of Standard&Poor's, the New York stock exchange, main office of Bloomberg news agency and a Federal Reserve Bank.
Entries for the completion will be accepted through the 15th of January, 2015 to the 13th of February, 2015.
Detail information about contest and full list of rules for participation are available on the webpage of award: www.cjea2015.ru
About Citi Journalistic Excellence Award: Citi Journalistic Excellence Award (CJEA), independent award for the best financial and business reporting, is founded in 1982 in the USA and has the international status: over 1000 journalists from Europe, Asia, North and South America, Australia, Africa became winners since 1982. The contest has been held in Russia in 2010 for the first time. Hundreds of Russian journalists from federal and regional media became participants of competition within 4 years of existence of the award in Russia.
The Organizing committee of Citi Journalistic Excellence Award 2015 in Russia: Artem Ŕbdukakharov
CJEA2015@agt-agency.ru +7 (495) 624 03 01, ext. 127; +7 (926) 534 03 15
Citi Journalistic Excellence Award 2015 is now accepting applications!
Organizing committee of Citi Journalistic Excellence Award 2015 in Russia is ready to answer all of your questions about the contest:
AGT Agency – official operator of CJEA-2015 in Russia
Phone.: +7 (495) 624 03 01, ext. 127
Mob.: +7 (926) 534 03 15
We will be happy to see you among participants of the Award CJEA 2015!