about expertise

a Ukrainian prize established in 2004.

It is awarded to journalists for their leadership and professionalism.

This is the only project in Ukraine that brings together journalists and is a networking platform.

The judging panel of the contest consists of editors-in-chief, editors of sociopolitical mass media, and industry experts.

Over the years of its existence, the contest developed a solid reputation for objective and transparent evaluation of mass media.

Company PWC audits the voting results.

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The contest objective is to define the best journalists of Ukraine.

Participants of the contest are journalists, not publications. 

Participants of the contest are journalists from the leading print and online publications and news agencies of Ukraine, as well as independent journalists.

Winners are chosen by means of independent and absolutely transparent online voting of the jury on the contest website.

The main objective of any journalists is to communicate information in an unbiased and timely manner.

Journalists are rated in profile and image nominations.

Registration of nominees and jury members

Registration is carried out by participants filling out an application on the contest website.

After receiving the completed application form, the website administrator adds a new nominee or a member of the judging panel as a participant and authorizes him/her.

Then brief information about the new participant is available for all visitors of the website and his/her name appears on the nominees’ list.

Vote counting

Upon completion of voting, all evaluations are transferred to the international audit company.

The contest auditor controls counting of votes and ensures confidentiality of the results until they are announced.