Nominations open for INMA’s “30 Under 30” Awards

 Deadline Date: June 28, 2024

 Donor Name: International News Media Association (INMA)

 Grant Size: Not Available

Nominations are now open for the International News Media Association (INMA) “30 Under 30” Awards that reward outstanding achievement and career potential among young professionals in the news media industry.

The news media industry craves the infusion of young professionals into its ranks. They represent Millennial and Generation Z voices. They rejuvenate workplace cultures. They help reimagine news brands in a complex digital environment. They represent their industry’s future.

Through its Young Professionals Initiative, the International News Media Association (INMA) aims to find 30 rising stars in news media with early career achievements, insights into innovation, ability to influence, and likely management skills across advertising, audience, business intelligence, content and product, and leadership functions at media companies.

They seek outstanding individual applicants based on merit and an “30 Under 30” class that represents the diverse markets news media serves worldwide: race, creed, colour, gender, and more.

What winners receive?

  • Global recognition in a virtual announcement, blog, and press release September 2022
  • Certificate of recognition
  • Social media badge that can be used at the recipient’s leisure
  • Free access to 2 INMA virtual Master Classes of their choosing
  • 12-month membership in INMA (for non-member applicants)
  • A complimentary ticket to “Media Innovation Week 2023 (conference part)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be employed by a news media company
  • Must be under the age of 30 as of September 1, 2024
  • Must be a big picture thinker with an ability to shape the news media industry
  • Must have demonstrated expertise and accomplishments thus far in your career
  • Must bring soft skills that make a great leader or show talent: knowledge-hungry, team player, entrepreneurial spirit

For more information, visit INMA.

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