The Network

All new journalists in the Nordic countries and Northwest Russia who have been active for no more then five years may join the network that consists of new journalist starting out their career

During 2022 the members of the network has access to unique press tours across the Nordic countries and Northwest Russia, lectures from leading experts and journalists and financial support for explorative journalism together

A network coordinator makes sure that the network is always active online. The project manager makes sure to arrange press tours that help you in your future career as a journalist

The main goal is to strengthen and support cross border journalism between Nordic and Northwestern Russian journalists


Q: When do the project take place?
A: During 2022, from the 1th of January to the 31th of December

Q: Do I have to be “young” to apply?
A: No, New in Journalism is open to anyone that meets the criteria’s, live and work in the Nordic countries or Northwest Russia, have been active as an journalist (including photo, video, audiojournalists) for maximum five years 

Q: Who checks the applications and approves/denies them?
A. The project manager with the help of the criterias

Q: Do I have to be a part of the network to apply for the activities?
A: Yes.

New in journalism is a joint project between Barents Press Sweden, Barents Press Russia and Nordic Journalist Centre.

Together we have long history of successful cross border cooperation between journalists in the Nordic countries and Russia.

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