Applications Invited for INMA's “30 Under 30” Awards
International News Media Association INMA
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Closing Date : July 30 2021, Friday


About the Organization:

The International News Media Association (INMA) is the world's leading provider of global best practices for news media companies looking to grow revenue, audience, and brand amid profound market change. INMA aspires to be an essential resource in the multi-platform transformation of media companies that produce quality journalism and relevant content.

INMA's “30 Under 30” Awards

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.

They seek outstanding individual applicants based on merit and an inaugural “30 Under 30” class that represents the diverse markets news media serves worldwide: race, creed, colour, gender, and more.

What Winners Receive?

For the “30 Under 30” recipients

  • Global recognition in a virtual announcement, blog, and press release September 2021

  • Certificate of recognition

  • Social media badge that can be used at the recipient’s leisure

  • Free access to 2 INMA virtual Master Classes of their choosing

  • 12-month membership in INMA (for non-member applicants)

For Grand Prize winners

In addition to “30 Under 30” recipient rewards, 6 recipients (one from each INMA region) will win:

  • Trophy recognising Grand Prize status

  • 12-month seat on an INMA regional board of directors (dependent on the applicant’s region)

  • Opportunity to judge next year’s INMA “30 Under 30” competition

All applicants who qualify

  • Invitation to INMA’s Young Professionals Slack Workspace

  • Allows to re-apply next year (if still under 30)


  • Must be employed by a news media company

  • Must be under the age of 30 as of September 1, 2021

  • 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

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