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A Collaborative Journey to Tell an Important African Story: An Interview with Patrick Egwu

Journalist Patrick Egwu and his team – Mamadou Lamine Ba and Annie Njanja – won 2nd Place for the Hostwriter Story Prize in 2019, for[…]

Here Are the 2019 Hostwriter Prize Winners

Hostwriter is excited to announce the four winners of our 2019 Hostwriter Prize. Grants of €2000 and €1000 will be made to the 1st and[…]

Everything You Need to Know to Apply for the Hostwriter Prize

So, you’ve heard about the Hostwriter Prize but you’re not sure why you should apply or how to do it? This blog post is for[…]

Application Process Opens for 2019 Hostwriter Prize

€5000 in Awards for Collaborative Journalism Projects (Berlin, Germany) 3 September 2019 – Hostwriter is now accepting applications for its 2019 Hostwriter Prize, which grants[…]

Women sorting sundried black vanilla pods. Credit: Natalie Bertrams.

“Everyone was afraid of consequences”

Hostwriter Story Prize winners Ingrid Gercama and Nathalie Bertrams tell us about the obstacles and challenges they faced doing the awarded reportage Vanilla fever: Fear[…]

Irene Casseli Shares How Her Team Produced Their Prize-Winning Story

Irene Caselli won the 2018 Hostwriter Story Prize together with Mariangela Maturi, Claudia Jardim and Emil Staulund Larsen for their reportage A Girls’ Game: The Unlevel Playing Field of[…]

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[…]

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[…]