Nordic Youth Media Days 2019

More than one story – training for young media makers on diversity in reporting on migration

What kind of stories and perspectives on migration are you missing in media today? Bring those story ideas and your media skills to Stockholm in March and be ready to set diversity on the agenda.

The aim with Nordic Youth Media Days 2019 is to challenge and broaden the current media image by lifting a diversity of voices that are not represented in media today. During a five day seminar, 50 young media makers from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark will make that happen.  

During the main part of the seminar participants will practice journalism with the media of their choice together with other young media makers. They will also get inspiration from experienced media makers, learn new ways of reporting and dig deeper into the topic of migration.

Where? Stockholm, Sweden
When? 19-24th of March
Participating countries: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway

Work and expected results
Media production will be the main part of the seminar. Participants from Nordic countries will be divided into groups by the organizing team, based on their story ideas and previous experiences.

During our five-day seminar, the aim is that you and your group will produce a media story that lifts new perspectives on the topic migration. It could be in the form of written text, photos, video, podd, social media etc. We want to give the participants the opportunity to think in new ways of reporting that’s not seen or heard in established media today.

The teams will be supervised by an experienced editor, who gives guidance and support in the work. Together the teams will exchange experiences and learn from each other.

Please note that the program will be updated continuously and may change. 

Tue March 19th
Arrival to Stockholm

Wed March 20th
11:00-12:00 Guest speaker: Rebecca Bengtsson
13:00-14:00 Guest speaker: Nora Lorek
14:10-14:40 Guest speaker: Café babel
14:45 First editorial meeting

Thu March 21st
08:30-10:00 Workshop: Colored glasses
10:15-11:15 Guest speaker: Hanan Chemlali
11:30-12:00 Guest speaker: Anna Roosvall
13:00-14:00 Panel discussion: How is the current media image reflecting issues regarding migration and integration? How can young journalists challenge and broaden the current image and lift new perspectives?
14:15 Second editorial meeting

Fri March 22nd  
– Third editorial meeting
– Field work and media production

Sat March 23th
– Fourth editorial meeting: finalizing outcomes
– Presentations of media productions for a jury
– Farewell party

Sun March 24th
– Departure from Stockholm

Accommodation, lodging and travel
For all participants at the seminar, accommodation with three meals a day and lodging in Stockholm will be fully covered by NPA funds. Furthermore, all travel costs for participants from Finland, Denmark and Norway will be reimbursed up to a total sum of 120 EURO. Participants from Sweden will get reimbursed up to the amount of 900 SEK. It’s important that you keep all of your receipts – otherwise we can’t reimburse you.  

Please note that participating in the whole seminar program is mandatory. You will receive reimbursements of your travels upon completion of all parts of the seminar.


The seminar is funded by Nordic Council of Ministers Volt Program.




Any questions?
Contact project manager for Nordic Youth Media Days 2019 Desirée Widell, president of Ung Media Sverige, +46 733 77 77 66

Do you want to get in contact with a contact person from another participating country? Find contact information here!