On September 13th, 2016 the New York Times invited our Greek partner Oikomedia and us to jointly organise a panel discussion about European journalism at this year’s NYT Athens Democracy Forum. Our starting point was a question: Why has European… Continue Reading →
Meet Geraldine Cremin – journalist, lawyer, conflict reporter, and now also hostwriter’s first Australian ambassador. Like what you see? Share it!
The journalist network Neue deutsche Medienmacher (NDM) organises a traineeship for exiled and immigrant journalists with the goal of diversifying the German media landscape. Hostwriter supports the project as a partner. The new Neue deutsche Medienmacher (NDM) training programme is directed at young German journalists with immigrant… Continue Reading →
Are you working on a story together with a colleague? Do you have an excellent idea for story pitch? Apply for the #hostwriterPrize 2016 There are two hostwriter prize categories. The main prize is for collaborative pieces researched and published… Continue Reading →
Vanessa is a Columbia journalism grad, a Tow Centre Fellow and has a special knack for podcasting. Get in touch with her for advice/co-authorship or a couch in NYC. Like what you see? Share it!
Update from Sofia, Bulgaria The winners of this year’s #pitchprize are following a package of heroin from the Afghan poppy fields all the way to the needle in Europe. Their journey will take them through Iran, Turkey and across Eastern-European borders. Read their updates from Afghanistan, Iran,… Continue Reading →
Update from Van, East Turkey, a Kurdish province bordering Iran. The winners of this year’s #pitchprize are following a package of heroin from the Afghan poppy fields all the way to the needle in Europe.Their journey will take them through Iran, Turkey and across… Continue Reading →
Congratulations to Caroline von Eichhorn (Germany), Lu Yang (China) and Christoph Behrens (Germany) for winning the #hostwriterPrize 2015, endowed with 3.000 Euros. How it all happened Two German journalists travel to China and contact several colleagues on the ground via hostwriter. Lu… Continue Reading →
Congratulations to Yermi Brenner (Israel/Germany) and Silvia Giannelli (Italy) for winning the 2nd place of this year’s #hostwriterPrize, which is endowed with 2.000€. An exemplary portrayal of how to use the platform “Yermi had the idea of doing this cross-border investigation,… Continue Reading →