PARIS – A Journalismfund.eu supported cross-border feature on the militarisation in the Baltics has won the prestigious multimedia journalism prize Prix Philippe Chaffanjon in Paris, France.
"The Sounds of War in the Heart of Europe”, a multimedia long-form by freelance journalist Prune Antoine, Gil Skorwid of Fixers.Press, and photographer Jan Zappner published on Mediapart.fr was one of the two stories awarded with the French Prize. The three journalists are respectively from France, Lithuanian and Germany.
Mathieu Gallet, President and CEO of Radio France, Camille Chaffanjon, Chair of the Philippe Chaffanjon Endowment, and Florence Aubenas, President of the jury greeted the winners in Paris at the “Maison de la Radio”, headquarters of Radio France and the French public radio. Prizes in two categories, French and Haitian multimedia features are awarded each year. For the 2017 edition of the Prix Philippe Chaffanjon, sixty French and Haitian applications were submitted. The jury, consisting of distinguished French journalists, selected two stories.