Award Ceremony for the 30th Lorenzo Natali Media Prize

Join us as we reveal the winners of the European Commission’s prestigious journalism Prize

Studio 1
Special Event
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
15:25 to 16:00

The Lorenzo Natali prize recognizes outstanding journalism that shines a light on the major challenges of the day. The session celebrated the 2022 winners in the three prize categories: Grand Prize, Europe Prize, Best Emerging Journalist under 30.

Over 500 eligible applications were received from all over the globe. Three winners were selected in the categories of Grand Prize, Europe Prize, and Best Emerging Journalist by a Grand Jury of internationally renowned experts:


Master of Ceremony: Ikaba Koyi

Awards designed by Esther Pizarro


The Grand Prize went to Ritwika Mitra, with the Europe Prize being awarded to Vânia Maia. Both Rémi Carton and Paul Boyer received the prize for the Best Emerging Journalist under 30. Over 500 applications from 88 countries were shortlisted by experts from four partner universities. The five Grand Jury members considered reporting, rigour, language and style in their evaluation. All award recipients expressed the importance of journalism in shining a light on pressing human rights issues and speaking up for those whose voice has been silenced.

Organised by


Ikaba KOYI
Freelance journalist
European Commissioner for International Partnerships

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Award Ceremony for the 30th Lorenzo Natali Media Prize

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