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. INMA is looking for 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.
In order to qualify, the applicant must be employed by a news media company; be under the age of 30 as of 1 September, 2020; 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; and must bring soft skills.
For this inaugural ‘30 Under 30’ Awards, there is no application fee and the deadline to apply is 31 July, 2020. Six outstanding individuals will be recognised among INMA’s five global communities: advertising, audience, business Intelligence, content and product, leadership
From these 30 award recipients, four will receive a Grand Prize Awards for most influential individuals. The winner will be judged by members of the INMA Young Professionals Initiative Committee and members of the INMA Board of Directors.