EU Journalist Award "Together against discrimination!"

To be eligible, articles must have been published in print or online media in the EU between 18 September 2010 and 10 November 2011. All entries must also be submitted online via the EU Journalist Award 2011 website.

Pictures from the AEJ seminar on European funding

On June 9 AEJ-Bulgaria held  a seminar on the current problems and future prospects of European funding in Bulgaria. The event, organised in cooperation...

American institute offers paid internships for young journalists

The IHS Journalism Internship Program places talented writers and communicators—who support individual liberty, free markets, and peace—at media companies and non-profit investigative newsrooms. The internships with...

Pearl Awards for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting

Any professional journalist or team of journalists of any nationality is eligible to submit an individual investigative piece of work, or single-subject series, on a transnational topic of world significance.

Journalism in the Digital World

The ‘Journalism in the Digital World’ programme is aimed at professional journalists from countries where there is a shortage of continued training of this kind. Applicants will have demonstrated their journalistic talent as a member of an editorial team or as a freelance.

Photos from the seminar "Access to information and work with data bases"

Almost 40 journalists, students and NGO representatives attended the seminar and most of them evaluated it as very useful for their work. AEJ-Bulgaria thanks all the participants for their interest and hope the information will be of use for their future investigations!

The 2011 Edition of the Anna Lindh Journalist Award

Submitted works should tackle intercultural issues between and within Euro-Mediterranean societies, ranging from minorities, migration, integration and identity to religion and cultural traditions.

Turkish authorities push for internet censorship

The Turkish Council of Information and Communication Technology (TIB) introduced a new regulation on the "Use of the Internet Safety Rules and Procedures", aimed...

Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize 2011

On World Press Freedom Day, the Commission launches the Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize 2011. The Prize is awarded for excellence in written, radio and TV journalism on the theme of development, democracy and human rights across the world.

EP urges for better EU policy for protection of war correspondents

The EU should guarantee better protection for journalists reporting on armed conflicts, stated the MEPs from the  Human Rights Sub-Committee on Monday. They discussed the...

Francesco Martino

Based in Sofia, Francesco works as a journalist and Balkan expert for Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso, the main Italian online news provider ...

AEJ-Bulgaria organizes seminar on access to information for journalists and students

The Association of Bulgarian Journalists (AEJ)-Bulgaria invites journalists and students in journalism to participate in a training on practical skills for access to information....

EU Health Prize for Journalists 2011

The Prize will reward journalists who have contributed in a significant way to help citizens understand health issues, and through their work reflect patients' and health workers' expectations and thoughts. There will be a special prize for articles on "smoking cessation".

Council of Europe Youth Media Award

Four categories are open to contestants between the ages of 18 and 30: photography, video, radio and print journalism. Winners will be invited to Strasbourg to receive their cash prize of €1000 at a ceremony during the June 2010 session of the Parliamentary Assembly.

Doraid Al Hafid

Generally my area of expertise ranges over Middle East and East European issues. Work languages: English, German, Arabic, Bulgarian.

Maria Cheresheva

Maria is an author in the business magazine Enterprise.   She has worked as a freelance journalist on projects dedicated to the European Union...

Vladimir Ivanov

My main topics are: Environment and Nature protection; Social Networks; Civil Activism; Faire Trade; Green Policies.

Journalistic competition on the concept of ‘Space and the future of humanity’

Entrants must be aged between 18 and 30. The deadline for submission is 15 May 2011. Winners of the competition will be announced on 20 May 2011. The length of each entry may not exceed 7000 characters or if it is audio or video material not more than 5 mins duration.

Atanas Georgiev

Atanas Georgiev is partner in Public Services Ltd. and managing editor of – the Bulgarian online professional media for development of public services. Atanas follows the public services sectors in Bulgaria and the EU with a specific accent on energy markets and regulation.

Hristo Laskov

My name is Hristo Laskov and I've been working as an IT and telecommunications journalist for the past 6 years. During this time my publications have appeared in different Bulgarian newspapers and magazines and I have also worked as a TV host for while. You can find links to some of my publications at, where my full resume is also available.