International News Media Association (INMA) 30 Under 30 Awards 2022

Deadline: July 29, 2022

Nominations are open for the International News Media Association (INMA) 30 Under 30 Awards 2022. The International News Media Association (INMA) recognizes the outstanding achievement and career potential of young professionals in the news media industry.

The news media industry yearns for the infusion of young professionals into its ranks. They represent the voices of millennials and Gen Z. They rejuvenate work cultures. They help reinvent new brands in a complex digital environment. They represent the future of the industry.

Through its Young Professionals initiative, the International News Media Association (INMA) aims to find 30 rising stars in news media with early career achievements, knowledge of innovation, ability to influencing and likely management skills in advertising, audience, business intelligence, content and product, and leadership roles in media companies.

They are looking for outstanding individual candidates based on merit and a “30 Under 30” class that represents the diverse markets that news media serve around the world: race, creed, color, gender, etc.


  • Global recognition in a virtual announcement, an blog and a press release.
  • Certificate of Recognition.
  • Social network badge that can be used at will by the recipient.
  • Free access to 2 INMA Virtual Master Classes of their choice.
  • 12-month INMA membership (for non-member applicants).


  • Applicant must be employed by a news media company.
  • Be under the age of 30 on September 1, 2022.
  • Must be a big thinker with an ability to shape the news media industry.
  • Must have demonstrated expertise and accomplishments thus far in your career.
  • Must bring soft skills that make a great leader or show talent: eager for knowledge, team spirit, entrepreneurial spirit.

Communities of interest

Six exceptional personalities will be recognized among INMA’s 5 global communities:

  • Advertising
  • Spectators
  • Contents
  • Product
  • Leadership


Candidates can apply themselves via the online application form. Are you over 30? No worries, you can also nominate a colleague via the same application form!

Click here to apply

For more information, visit INMA Prize.