Thomson Foundation has announced the names of the 10 journalists shortlisted for the year 2021 Young Journalist Award.
The Young Journalist Award is considered as the premier prize for up-and-coming journalists from around the world.
The shortlisted entrants, who were selected from nearly 200 entries from 55 countries, include:
✓ Carmen Valeria Escobar Castillo, El Salvador
✓ Parth Nikhil, India
✓ Samad Uthman, Nigeria
✓ Shrouk Ghonim, Egypt
✓ Daniel Lutaaya, Uganda
✓ Kai Hui Wong, Malaysia
✓ Tatiana Pardo Ibarra, Colombia
✓ Md. Ibrahim Khalilullah, Bangladesh
✓ Mahima Jain, India
✓ Zuha Siddiqui, Pakistan
The winner will be announced on 29th November, 2021 at the FPA Awards ceremony in London after the final round of judging.
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