The award will recognize videos from broadcast TV, news Web sites, newspaper sites, and digital TV stations. Stories that are produced in one day and last up to five minutes will also be considered for the Breaking News Award. Entries must last between one and 10 minutes. All submissions, including entries in English, must include English subtitles.
The award ceremony will be held on March 4, 2009 in Brussels. The winning videojournalist will receive 10,000 euros (about $13,000) in prize money.