E&M is proud to have brought together a a jury of renowned European journalists to select the final winning articles. The composition of the jury is was follows: 

Martin Meister, jury president. A graduated biologist and philosopher, Martin Meister has worked for the Stern, GEO Wissen, GEO Wissenschaft, GEO TV, and GEO kompakt. Since 2008 he is editor-in-chief of GEO International.

Nicola Davis is commissioning editor of Observer Tech Monthly. She has previously written for The Times, The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement and has worked with the Campaign for Science and Engineering.

Nadja Dumouchel works as a film commissioning editor for the european cultural TV channel ARTE in Strasbourg. As a polyglot, she is dedicated to the international art house film scene. Addicted to all forms of writing, she not only works on screenplays for the cinema with authors from all over the world, but also writes film critiques for the cultural magazine NOVO.

Andreas Müllerleile works for the European Council of Foreign Relations (ECFR). Being a media savvy EU specialist, he has been involved in a variety of online projects and initiatives. He is the co-founder of bloggingportal.eu and has been an editor at Th!nk about it and Ideas on Europe. He previously worked for the European Foundation Centre in Brussels and interned at the Delegation of the European Commission to Romania as well as at the Goethe Institute in Bucharest. He is is currently completing a PhD in European Studies at Loughborough University (UK).

Adam Reichardt is the Editor-in-Chief of New Eastern Europe, a quarterly news magazine covering Central and Eastern European Affairs. He previously spent eight years in public policy in Washington DC, as well as a large portion of his studies in Kraków, Poland, where he now permanently resides.

Christian Diemer has been an author, editor and project manager for Europe & Me since 2009. Having studied composition and musicology in Weimar, Germany, he is currently writing his PhD on traditional music in Ukraine.


The E&M Young Journalist Award is organised in cooperation with Europa neuer Ideen e.V. / Europe of new Ideas, the legal association which is behind E&M.

The Award is kindly supported by Körber Foundation.

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