Twelve nominated works for the Zurich Journalism Award 2022

The jury of the Zurich Journalism Prize has nominated nine works from 180 submitted texts. In addition, three works can hope for the Newcomer Award.

On June 28, 2022, the Zurich Journalism Award 2022 will be presented at Zurich's Kaufleuten. It is now clear who has made it onto the shortlist. From 180 texts submitted, the jury has nominated contributions from nine candidates:

  • Helene Aecherli, The Case of Yasemin (Annabelle)
  • Stefan Barmettler, The EY File (Handelszeitung)
  • Yves Demuth, Forced Labor in the Spinning Mill (Observer)
  • Manuela Enggist, A Long Life's Journey into the Night (The Magazine)
  • Roland Gamp, "They have ruined our existence" (Tages-Anzeiger / Sunday Newspaper)
  • Angelika Hardegger, Dear farmers, let's talk (NZZ)
  • Michael Schilliger, The Third Life of Mamadou (NZZ)
  • Quentin Schlapbach, Cedric Fröhlich, Series: The Chaos Days of Wengen
    (BZ Berner Zeitung)
  • Rebecca Wyss, "I'm happy if someone just says faggot" (SonntagsBlick Magazine)

Three of these works will be awarded the Zurich Journalism Prize of 10,000 Swiss francs each at the end of June.

The jury also nominated three works for the Newcomer Award, which is endowed with 5,000 Swiss francs:

  • Larissa Rhyn, Katrin Büchenbacher, No doctorate because of a tweet: This is how far China's influence on Swiss universities reaches (NZZ)
  • Finn Schlichenmaier, My Generation Lives for Consumption (The Magazine)
  • Karin A. Wenger, In the Name of the Ball (Republic)
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