Stories on Umbria International Journalism Award 2023 - XIII edition


COMPETITION ANNOUNCEMENT – TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Chamber of Commerce of Umbria hereby announce the 13th edition of the International Journalism Award “Raccontami l’Umbria – Stories on Umbria”.

The competition is reserved to those articles dealing with the region’s artistic-cultural-environmental points of excellence and the high quality economic-productive system, bringing the national and international focus on Umbria and its territory and contributing to valorising the best of Umbrian business production.

Terms and conditions

1. Participation in the competition is free of charge and implies full acceptance of these regulations.

2. The award is divided up into three separate categories:

  1. Tourism, Environment and Culture. Photo-journalistic articles published in daily or periodic national and international newspapers and magazines, including on-line ones between 1st January 2022 and 31st January 2023 principally dealing with the tourist, landscape, environmental and cultural heritage of Umbria;
  2. Umbria del Gusto. Photo-journalistic articles published in daily or periodic national and international newspapers and magazines, including on-line ones between 1st January 2022 and 31st January 2023 principally dealing with the typical and high quality enogastronomic production of Umbria;
  3. Video: audio-visual reports aired between 1st January 2022 and 31st January 2023 on national or satellite television channels or on the internet.

3. The Schools of Journalism Award has also been established, reserved for video reports made by students of schools of journalism in Italy recognised by the National Council of the Order of Journalists, aired between 1st January 2022 and 31st January 2023 on national or satellite television channels or on the internet.

4. Articles or audio-visual reports may be produced by an individual or by a work group. Each author may send a maximum of two contributions to the Award Secretary’s Office.

5. All applications – articles or audio-visual reports – must be submitted online within the 6th of February 2023 (h. 11.59 p.m.) on this website by filling in the application form. The entrant will be asked to attach:

- copy of the article or video;

- copy front back ID;

- entrant’s biography or curriculum vitae.

Any article of video report that has not been signed will be attributed to the editor of the newspaper or channel that published/aired the piece in question.

6 COMPETITION CATEGORIES

6.1 Tourism, environment and culture - € 2,500

We accept photo-journalism articles published in daily or periodic national and international newspapers and magazines, including on-line ones between 1st January 2022 and 31st January 2023 principally dealing with the tourist, landscape, environmental and cultural heritage of Umbria. The articles must be sent together with a copy of the daily or periodical publication in which they were published (alternatively, for applications made via email, a digital copy of the daily or periodical publication may be attached).

6.2 Umbria del Gusto - € 2,500

We accept photo-journalistic articles published in daily or periodic national and international newspapers and magazines, including on-line ones between 1st January 2022 and 31st January 2023 principally dealing with the typical and high quality enogastronomic production of Umbria. The articles must be sent together with a copy of the daily or periodical publication in which they were published (alternatively, for applications made via email, a digital copy of the daily or periodical publication may be attached).

6.3 Videos - € 2,500

We accept audio-visual reports dealing with Umbria, aired between 1st January 2022 and 31st January 2023 on national or satellite television channels or on the internet. These reports must be accompanied by a synopsis in Italian or alternatively in English.

7. “Schools of Journalism” Award - € 1,000

The “Schools of Journalism” Award is reserved exclusively for video reports carried out by students of schools of journalism in Italy recognised by the National Council of the Order of Journalists. We only accept video reports aired between 1st January 2022 and 31st January 2023 on national or satellite television channels or on the internet. These reports must also be accompanied by a synopsis.

8. Jury Prize - € 2,500

The Committee as per point 9 below, whose decision is final and absolute, may furthermore award the “Jury Prize” to any candidate considered particularly worthy from among the three main categories of the competition.

9. The winners will be chosen by a Committee nominated by the Chamber of Commerce of Umbria and made up of experts.

10. The Committee will evaluate the candidates according to these general criteria:

● originality of the themes proposed;
● breadth of information given;
● the ability to unite the themes of territory and business, with particular focus on the best business productions of the Umbrian region.

11. The Committee, whose decision is final and absolute, following the criteria set out in point above, will select the winner for each of the awards as per points 6, 7 and 8. The winners will be invited to participate in the prize-giving ceremony, to be held in Perugia in April 2023, during the XVII edition of Perugia’s International Journalism Festival (19th - 23th April 2023).

12. Any prizes not personally collected by the authors will remain with the Chamber of Commerce of Umbria.

Furthermore, all candidates in the various competition categories will be entered into a specific institutional mailing list, managed directly and exclusively by the Chamber of Commerce of Umbria, for the participation in press tours and other initiatives – including publishing ones – to promote the culture and tourism of the Umbrian region.

13. The assessment and motivations expressed by the Committee are final and absolute. To ensure correct execution of the Award, the Chamber of Commerce of Umbria reserves the right to alter the Terms and Conditions where necessary, giving suitable notification thereof on its official website.

General Information

For all other matters not specifically mentioned in these Terms and Conditions regarding the organisation of the competition, all decisions will be made by the Chamber of Commerce of Umbria.

The organisation Secretary’s Office of the competition is managed by the press Office of the Chamber of Commerce of Umbria.

The Chamber of Commerce of Umbria hereby guarantees all processing of data collected for this competition according to the law in force in the matter of privacy (Reg. EU 679/2016).

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The Chamber of Commerce of Umbria reserves the right to publish the candidates’ work via its institutional communication channels, in respect of the integrity of the texts and images and within all copyright regulations.

This announcement has been approved by the Chamber of Commerce of Umbria, Determinazione Segretario Generale n. 490 del 2/11/2022



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Organizing Secretariat
Chamber of Commerce of Umbria
Press Office-
Via Cacciatori delle Alpi, 42 06121 Perugia - Italia
tel. +39 075 5748312 - 273
raccontami@umbria.camcom.it

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