“Cross-border journalism adds an extra layer of depth to most stories”

Irene Caselli won the 2018 Hostwriter Story Prize together with Mariangela Maturi, Claudia Jardim and Emil Staulund Larsen for their reportage A Girls’ Game: Nadia Nadim. How did they gather support to produce this cross-border series? Caselli explains all the steps her team followed… Continue Reading →

Hostwire: A short tutorial

Hostwire is our new global crowdsourcing tool to help you connect with other journalists and to find and share journalism knowledge and resources. It’s a chatroom where you can interact quickly and easily with other Hostwriter members. Are you looking… Continue Reading →

Share Your Feedback for a Chance to Win a Ticket to GIJC in Hamburg

Would you like the chance to win a ticket to the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Hamburg in 2019? Here’s how it works: We’d love to improve Hostwriter, and your feedback would help us find out what works well and… Continue Reading →

From Visas to Vodcasts – Hostwriter’s First Ambassador Summit

From 25-29 September 2018, thirty Hostwriter members from all continents traveled via planes, trains and automobiles – and trams, as well – to attend the first-ever Ambassador Summit in Warsaw, Poland. Some traveled up to 72 hours and navigated complex… Continue Reading →

And the winners of the Hostwriter Prize are…

Grants of €2000 and €1000 will be made to the 1st and 2nd place winners of the Story Prize. This year, Hostwriter will award two 2nd Place Story Prizes. Additionally, two Pitch Prize winners will each receive a grant of… Continue Reading →

You have the story! How do you get funding for it?

How do journalists find the funding required for investigative stories if they don’t have the backing of an editorial office? This is the big question Hostwriter CEO Tabea Grzeszyk addressed on the Bosch Alumni Network’s Fundraising Webinar Series. In the… Continue Reading →

Shortlist of Best Stories and Pitches for 2018 HostwriterPrize

The Hostwriter team is thrilled about the many great applications we received for this year’s HostwriterPrize. Through the shortlist process, we selected the best ideas based on the cross-border approach to the topic, the originality and structure of the pitch… Continue Reading →

How do I run a journalistic collaboration across borders?

With the downsizing of newsrooms around the world, freelance journalists and young professional journalists often lack the necessary connections with international colleagues. This is where Hostwriter has stepped up to help journalists find and establish connections with colleagues around the world. We… Continue Reading →

European Cultural Foundation Interviews Hostwriter CEO Tabea Grzeszyk

The European Cultural Foundation recently interviewed Hostwriter CEO Tabea Grzeszyk about winning the Google Impact Challenge and what that means for the organization and its plans for the future. “We happily congratulated Hostwriter – whose co-founder Tabea Grzeszyk was part… Continue Reading →

Application Process Opens for 2018 Hostwriter Prize

€5000 in Awards for Collaborative Journalism Projects (Berlin, Germany) 23 July 2018 – Hostwriter is now accepting applications for its 2018 Hostwriter Prize, which grants €5000 in awards for collaborative journalism projects between members. The deadline to apply for the… Continue Reading →

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