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Applications for Economic Journalism Award are open

Prémio de Jornalismo Económico

The NOVA University Lisbon and Banco Santander will award for the 15th time the best journalistic works in the areas of economics and business. Applications are open until the 26th of April and are addressed to all journalists with articles published in written or online media during the year 2020.

The award is divided into three categories: Business and Business Management, for jobs related to the multiple areas of Management; Financial Markets, for articles that address the different financial markets; and also Sustainability and Business Innovation, which highlights works that focus on the area of ​​sustainable management, digital innovation or social and corporate responsibility.

The best competing work will receive the “Grand Prize”, with a monetary value of 10,000 euros, being simultaneously the winner of the area to which he applied. The others prizes, each for the best work in the remaining areas, will have a value of 5,000 euros. Applications can be made at www.pje.pt using an online form, where all information about the initiative is also available.

Over 14 years, the Economic Journalism Award received 900 applications, which resulted in 41 awards, distributed by journalists from different media.

The jury, composed of personalities of recognized merit linked to the Social Sciences, Journalism, Finance, Sustainability and Management, remains the same in edition of this year: Francisco Caramelo (NOVA FCSH Director), António Granado (NOVA FCSH), Cátia Batista (NOVA SBE), Conceição Zagalo, Graça Franco, Helena Garrido and Paulo Pinho (NOVA SBE). T

he article “Is the money green?”, written by journalists Margarida Vaqueiro Lopes and Paulo Zacarias Gomes, from Exame magazine, was the big winner of the last edition. The other winners were: Sílvia Caneco, from Visão magazine, with the work “€ 3 000 000 000. BESA, Anatomy of a Stroke” and Alexandre Malhado, Ana Taborda, Bruno Faria Lopes, Carlos Rodrigues Lima and Eduardo Dâmaso, from Sábado magazine, with the article “The Great Assault on the State Bank”.