Hostwriter Prize ’17: Pitch Prize Winners — hostwriter

Over 120 journalists from all around the world applied to this year’s awards. Thank you for all the fantastic applications.The jury, including hostwriter ambassadors and plank, had difficulty deciding. It’s with fantastic pride and enjoyment that we’re able to present both winning teams of the year’s pitch decoration.

#pitchprize (1,000 Euros)

The hostwriter pitch decoration is given to a team of supporters with an excellent story idea however to be realised with the support of all hostwriter.

We’re very satisfied with our champions and look forward to seeing these stories come to reside.

Deep Breath

by Jakub Górnicki, Magdalena Chodownik along with many others

#DEEPBREATH — A worldwide project concerning the ramifications of living in atmosphere polluted surroundings. It unites social networking events, dependent on real time reporting and is followed by the launch of a interactive reportage. The job stems from cross-border collaborations between Afghanistan, China, Egypt, India, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal and Poland.

The first part of the story has been published, it is possible to check it out   here. With the support of the hostwriter pitch decoration the story will go much farther.

“we would like to include three more portions of the story. One from Africa, one from North America and one more from South America. This will make then the story whole and ‘fully international’. Reporters will be seen through the hostwriter platform.

International Gentrification 

from  Daniel Bates, Daylin Paul, Linus Unah, Wacera Ngunjiri, along with Purple Romero 

#GlobalGentrification — A set of reports estimating how people are successfully fighting back against gentrification in five cities: New York, Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi and Manila.The goal of the project is getting accounts about gentrification from countries in which disagreements and challenges posed by gentrification differs to that which people find in more developed nations.

The project was initiated through hostwriter. All participants first connected through the platform.

“Stories about gentrification from places like London or Berlin are quite common but we’re excited to get reports from places, which do not get as much attention.”

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