Cafébabel Reporting Trip to Krakow

Deadline:  30 October 2015
Open to: print journalists,photographer and filmmaker under 35 years old from Europe
Venue: 25-29 November 2015 Krakow, Poland


This year, Cafébabel is going to 7 different European cities for their new feature report “EU too”. Following on from Budapest in September and Madrid in October, they will be heading to the delightful city of Krakow from the 25-29 November 2015.

For their next feature report, EU too, cafébabel is going to meet the disenchanted youth of Europe. Who are these young people, contesting European consensus and leaving it behind in favour of alternative ideas? Why do they feel badly represented? What is it that they want to change? What are they hoping for in the future? In order to answer these questions, you will meet and interview them in their own cities and neighborhoods.

Your role

The objective will be to listen to the voices of these young people to include them in the European debate. They are expecting a youth-friendly and off-the-wall tone, as well as an original and innovative style. Spend time with the locals, describe what you see, feel and learn from them. Tell your story in a creative and personal way, backed up with facts, statistics and verifiable sources.


Cafébabel are looking for 2 print journalists1 photographer and 1 filmmaker under 35 years old from Europe.


Once selected, you will have to book your own flights or trains to Krakow, a sum of up to EUR 280  is reimbursed by cafebabel (you must keep your receipts) once you have returned from the trip and they have received your receipts. Other travel and food expenses will be reimbursed up to EUR 200 (for more information contact the project officer Laura at The team will stay in a hostel that will be booked by cafébabel.


Send to your CV with 3 article proposals (of three lines each), as well as suggestions of potential interviewees. If you’re applying for the photographer or videomaker positons, please send a link to your portfolio as well.

Your article proposals need to be linked to one of the four reporting categories: politics, culture, society, or lifestyle.

For more information please visit the official website.

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