Entries now open for the FIPP Rising Stars in Media Awards 2019

The search is underway to find the next generation of global media industry leaders. The FIPP Rising Stars in Media Awards, kindly supported by UPM, are an annual initiative designed to recognise young talent in the media sector. Entries are free and are open now.

We’re looking for individuals who have demonstrated outstanding work or made a significant contribution to a media business in the last 12 months. To enter, complete the entry form and provide a compelling submission with supporting documents. Entrants must be under the age of 35 as of 12 November 2019.

Chosen by a judging panel of respected media industry leaders, our overall winner will have the chance to join the FIPP board of directors for 12 months as a non-voting observer plus will also receive a complimentary ticket to the FIPP World Media Congress with 2 nights hotel accommodation in Las Vegas. All winners will receive a complimentary ticket to the Congress.

First launched in 2015 and now in its fifth year, the awards attract worldwide entrants from across the media industry. Previous winners have represented companies including BBC, Immediate Media, The River Group, The Economist, Media 24, Business Insider and Time Inc., as well as a number of independent professionals. Read more about the 2018 winners here.

“FIPP is committed to supporting ambitious young talent in our industry and the Rising Stars in Media Awards recognises the brightest and the best. Once again, we are grateful to UPM for their continued support of this important initiative”, said James Hewes, president and CEO of FIPP. “After a record response in 2018, we encourage young professionals from media industry organisations of all sizes and from all locations to enter this year.”

Winners of the 2019 edition will be announced at the FIPP World Media Congress Opening Reception taking place in Las Vegas on 12 November 2019.  For more information, to enter or nominate a colleague, visit https://www.fippcongress.com/awards/rising-stars-awards/.

Entries close on 2 October 2019.

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