Young Art Journalism Awards

Publish Date: Oct 20, 2016

Deadline: Oct 31, 2016

About the Awards

YAJA is a new innovative awards concept giving journalism, media and art students the opportunity to showcase their talent in capturing art and culture in a creative way.

YAJA is designed to offer students and fresh graduates media opportunities, industry mentoring, networking opportunities and a large audiences reach as well as awards recognition.

Yes we think globally. We love to experience your culture. Entries from all countries are welcome!

YAJA is free to enter, independent and 100% self-funded.

Our Vision

  • YAJA was established to connect students and fresh graduates in journalism and creative arts with the broad and colourful arts-community.
  • YAJA entrants are encouraged to get in touch with the industry and to create a piece of compelling media about art and global culture.
  • YAJA entirely focuses on undergraduate and postgraduate students who found their love for journalism, wanting to use this opportunity to impress future employers with a great piece of arts journalism.

Who can Enter?

  • YAJA is a Global Award.
  • Must be a current student or fresh graduate from any recognised University
  • 2nd/+ year student, post graduate or fresh graduate
  • Students who are documenting or storytelling. (E.g. Journalism, Filmmaker, Photographer, Arts)
  • Single students or Student Project Groups

Proposed 2016 Awards Timeline

  • OCTOBER 31st Award submission / entries closed
  • NOVEMBER Nominations Announced
  • NOVEMBER Judging
  • END NOVEMBER Presentation Winners announced
  • NOVEMBER 1st ENTRIES FOR 2017 AWARDS OPEN (YAJA is ongoing ;-)

Partner Universities

Share our vision. We love to have you on board. - Thank you!

  • Coverage of University through entries from enrolled students
  • Recognition of excellence in tertiary education
  • Recognition for Awards partnership and academic leadership
  • Contribution to panel and judging process
  • Free promotions on Art News
  • Funding and donations in kind are welcome

Industry partners

Please help us to make it work. - Thank you!

  • Offer industry guidance and mentoring to students
  • Be part of the YAJA judging panel
  • Collaborate with student on designated articles
  • Coverage through awards entries
  • Cross Promotion on Art News Portal and YAJA

Media partners

Please help to spread the word and vision. - Thank you!

  • Guide and mentor students
  • Offer industry experience for students
  • Supply media opportunities for students
  • Be part of the YAJA judging panel
  • Cross Promotion on Art News Portal and YAJA

For more information click "Further official information" below.


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