The news media industry craves the infusion of young professionals into its ranks. They represent Millennial and Generation Z voices. They rejuvenate workplace cultures. They help reimagine news brands in a complex digital environment. They represent our industry’s future.
Through its Young Professionals Initiative, the International News Media Association (INMA) aims to find 30 rising stars in news media with early career achievements, insights into innovation, ability to influence, and likely management skills across advertising, audience, business intelligence, content and product, and leadership functions at media companies.
We seek outstanding individual applicants based on merit and an “30 Under 30” class that represents the diverse markets news media serves worldwide: race, creed, colour, gender, and more.
Must be employed by a news media company
Must be under the age of 30 as of September 1, 2023
Must be a big picture thinker with an ability to shape the news media industry
Must have demonstrated expertise and accomplishments thus far in your career
Must bring soft skills that make a great leader or show talent: knowledge-hungry, team player, entrepreneurial spirit
For the “30 Under 30” Awards, there is no application fee
Deadline to apply
Saturday, July 15, 2023
5 outstanding individuals will be recognised among INMA’s 6 global communities:
Members of the INMA Young Professionals Initiative Committee
Members of the INMA Initiative Leads
2023 nominations now openApply online here
Candidates can apply themselves via the online aplication form. Are you over 30? No worries, you can also nominate a colleague via the same application form!