Social Sciences Student Becomes Best Young Journalist 2015
Artem Zemtsov, master’s student in Applied Politics won the XI All-Russian young journalists competition ‘Challenge - XXI Century’. He took first place in the ‘Politics and Economics’ category for his series of interviews with the representatives of left-wing and radical left political movements in Russia.
The award ceremony was held on October 14 at the Central House of Journalists. There were 518 entries from 110 towns in Russia and abroad. Prizes were awarded in five nominations: ‘Politics and Economics’, ‘Interethnic and Interfaith Relations’, ‘The 70th anniversary of the end of WWII’ and ‘The Russian Year of Literature’.
‘Challenge - XXI Century’ is a federal competition for young journalists (under 25) who write on pressing and socially important topics. The competition has been held since 2003. This year the event was organized by the Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communications, the Russian Union of Journalists and the International Press Club.
For the publications by Artem Zemtsov please see the webpage (in Russian).