ABSW announces the finalists for European Science Writer of the Year 2018 award

The Association of British Science Writers (ABSW) has announced the finalists of the 2018 edition of the  European Science Writer Award:

  • Martin Enserink, International News Editor, Science (The Netherlands), nominated by Vereniging voor Wetenschapsjournalistiek en-communicatie Nederland (VWN)
  • Nathaniel Herzberg, Science journalist, Le Monde (France), nominated by Association des journalistes scientifiques de la presse d’information (AJSPI)
  • Eva Wolfangel, Freelance (Germany), nominated by German Science Journalists’ Association (WPK)

The winner will be announced at the 5th European Conference of Science Journalists on Sunday 8 July in Toulouse, France.

“This competition has been growing each year, and we’ve had a record number of entries this year” said Mico Tatalovic, chairman of ABSW. “It’s fantastic to see so many excellent science journalists producing an amazing variety of high quality content around the continent.”

 The full list of nominations for the award is as follows:

Jasmina Beharovic, Journalist, Nova Pobjeda doo (Montenegro), nominated by Association of Science Journalists of Montenegro

Alessandro Staehli, Journalist and editor at “La Salamandre” (Switzerland), nominated by Swiss Association of Science Journalism SASJ

Spiros Kitsinelis, Freelance (Greece), nominated by Science View

Dora Kršul, Journalist at srednja.hr news portal (Croatia), nominated by Science Journalists’ Branch of Croatian Association of Journalists

Teresa Firmino, Science editor/journalist (Portugal), nominated by SciComPT – Portuguese Network of Science and Technology Communication

Vera Novais, Science Writer (Portugal), nominated by International Science Writers Association

Cagri Mert Bakirci, Founder and chief writer at Evrimagaci.org (Turkey), nominated by Media and Law Association

Christian Du Brulle, Freelance (Belgium), nominated by Association Belge des Journalistes Scientifiques

Martin Enserink, International News Editor, Science (The Netherlands), nominated by Vereniging voor Wetenschapsjournalistiek en -communicatie Nederland (VWN)

Nathaniel Herzberg, Science journalist, Le Monde (France), nominated by Association des journalistes scientifiques de la presse d’information (AJSPI)

Andrada Fiscutean, Freelance (Romania), nominated by Balkan Network of Science Journalists – Romania

Lea Udovč, Reporter, Slovenian Press Agency (Slovenia), nominated by Balkan Network of Science Journalists – Slovenia

Marie Boran, Freelance (Ireland), nominated by Irish Science & Technology Journalists Association

Genadiy Mihaylov , Reporter (Bulgaria), nominated by Balkan Network of Science Journalists – Bulgaria

Eva Wolfangel, Freelance (Germany), nominated by German Science Journalists’ Association (WPK)

Julianna Photopoulos, Freelance (Greece), nominated by BNSJ – Greece

Nikola Zdravkovic, Editor-in-chief of Odiseja (Serbia), nominated by MNN (Network of Science Journalists – Serbia)

Vito Tartamella, Science Editor, Focus Magazine (Italy), nominated by SWIM – SWITY – Science Writers in Milan – Science Writers in Italy

Tanja Traxler, Science editor, Der Standard (Austria), nominated by Austrian Association of Education and Science Journalists

Hal Hodson, Technology Correspondent, The Economist, (Britain), nominated by the Association of British Science Writers

“I’m looking forward to meeting the winners at the ECSJ in Toulouse in July” Mico Tatalovic concluded.

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