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1. Determine with your editor or advisor who you want to profile and REGISTER  HERE to get details about how to submit your story.

2. When you finish your profile, your editor or advisor just needs to submit the story link, summary and an illustration or photograph to


Again, the submission should include:

-- A link to the profile

-- A photograph of the person profiled, ideally in action

-- A short written summary (in English) with a headline in any style you like and a sentence or two that summarizes what the person has done.



FORMAT - The stories themselves can be any kind of journalism: print, video, podcast, etc.


LANGUAGE - Stories can be in any language. However videos not in English will need subtitles in English and podcasts will need a transcript or detailed summary in English.

APPROACH - Remember, these stories take a solutions journalism approach, how the problem is being solved, in even a small way.

TIME FRAME - Stories produced in 2020 are also eligible for this challenge. Our next deadline will be in 2022. (To be announced soon!)

THEN WHAT - Selected stories will be featured in a Global Youth & News Media showcase.

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