Hostwriter Prize ’17: Story Prize Winners

More than 120 journalists from all over the world applied for this year’s prizes. Thank you for all the fantastic applications. It is with great[…]

The Winners: Hostwriter Prize 2016

Over 100 journalists from all over the world applied for this year’s prizes. Thank you for all the fantastic applications.The jury**, including Hostwriter ambassadors and[…]

Shortlist: The Hostwriter Prize 2016

We shortlisted five stories for the Hostwriter Prize and seven for this year’s Pitch Prize. Our jury has until November 13th to vote for their[…]

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Applications are open for Hostwriter Prize 2016

Are you working on a story together with a colleague? Do you have an excellent idea for story pitch? Apply for the Hostwriter Prize 2016[…]

Following the Heroin Trail: Update 5 – BULGARIA

Update from Sofia, Bulgaria The winners of this year’s Pitch Prize are following a package of heroin from the Afghan poppy fields all the way to the needle[…]

Following the Heroin Trail: Update 4 – TURKEY

Update from Van, East Turkey, a Kurdish province bordering Iran.  The winners of this year’s Pitch Prize are following a package of heroin from the Afghan[…]

IS HEAVY METAL TOO LOUD FOR CHINA? – Winners of the Hostwriter Prize 2015

Congratulations to Caroline von Eichhorn (Germany), Lu Yang (China) and Christoph Behrens (Germany) for winning the Hostwriter Prize 2015, endowed with 3.000 Euros.  How it all[…]

The Hostwriter Prize: 2nd Place Goes to REACHING ITALY IS ONLY THE START

Congratulations to Yermi Brenner (Israel/Germany) and Silvia Giannelli (Italy) for winning the 2nd place of this year’s Hostwriter Prize, which is endowed with 2.000€.   An[…]

Following the Heroin Trail: Update 3 – IRAN

Update from Sistan-Baluchistan, the Iranian province bordering Afghanistan and Pakistan  Iran spends $ 2 billion a year to stem the flow of drugs inside the country.[…]

Following the Heroin Trail: Update 2 – AFGHANISTAN

The winners of this year’s Pitch Prize are following a package of heroin from the Afghan poppy fields all the way to the needle in Europe. Their[…]