Prix Média

We need excellent science journalism. The Prix Média supports media professionals with research contributions and prize money for exciting stories and innovative formats.

Prix Média Newcomer

The Prix Média Newcomer awards three projects in science journalism with CHF 3,000 and a winning prize of CHF 3,000.

We are looking for media professionals or students under 36 years of age who wish to implement projects in the field of science journalism. Exciting articles, creative video contributions or interactive web projects – there are no limits to creativity. The three best ideas will be supported with CHF 3,000 each for journalistic implementation. The sponsored articles will be published on this website and distributed via social media. With public-voting on this site, the public’s favourite will be voted on this site and win CHF 3,000.


Application process

  • Describe your idea as a project sketch – max. 2’000 characters
  • Or make a video of your idea – max. 2 minutes
  • Introduce yourself with a short CV (video or text)
  • The winners will be informed in June and submit their final entries by the end of August 2024 at the latest.
  • The contributions will then be put online on this page – and the public voting will begin


The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, 1 November, 2024 in the Swiss Alpine Museum in Bern.


Terms and conditions

The contribution must be made in Switzerland in one of the four national languages. Only one contribution is allowed per call. Emphasis is placed on ensuring scientific accuracy. The entry is made according to the application procedure on this page. The deadlines for submitting the application and for submitting the completed contribution must be observed. The applicant is under 36 years of age. All media channels are permitted for contributions. A prizewinner can only stand for reapplication after two years. The journalistic code of the Swiss Press Council must be observed in the contribution.