The European Commission Representation in Ireland, supported by European Movement Ireland, organised a free media workshop in Dublin on Monday 25 November 2019 for third-level students from any background who are applying for the 2020 Student Media Awards (SMEDIAs) in the European Commission category.
Attendees gained the following:
- Be prepared and equipped to submit a piece for the EC Award in the upcoming SMEDIAs competition;
- Leave with the knowledge and confidence to research EU matters both for this project and into the future;
- Meet with journalists, communications professionals and EU affairs experts who will give them a crash course on the EU and writing about Europe.
- Michelle Hennessy, Senior reporter, TheJournal.ie
- Ellen Coyne, Head of politics, Joe.ie
- Brían Donnelly, 2018 European Commission SMEDIAs Prizewinner