Programme | World News Media Congress 2021

World News Media Congress 2021

01 Dec 2021 to 03 Dec 2021

World Media Leaders Summit, World Editors Forum, Women in News Summit

Programme | World News Media Congress 2021


World News Media Congress 2021

Since 1948, the World News Media Congress is the most important annual gathering of news media leaders. Spread over three days, the Congress, its various summits and fora will address key issues facing our industry. The many events, including Gala Dinner and Reception, offer unmatched networking opportunities for delegates, speakers and technology partners. 

The 2021 programme will include:

Golden Pen of Freedom Award

Awarded by WAN-IFRA in recognition of outstanding action, in writing or deed, in the cause of press freedom.

World Media Leaders Summit

A focused conference stream for publishers, owners, CEOs and all those invested in building sustainable news organisations. 

The World Editors Summit

For editorial leaders who put journalism and its freedoms first when leading their newsrooms through these challenging times.

Women in News Summit

An invigorating gathering to support WAN-IFRA‘s sector- leading initiative to increase women‘s leadership and voice in news. 

Digital Media Awards Worldwide


Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Women in News World Media Leaders eSummit       World Media Leaders eSummit      
GAMI World Editors Forum World Editors Forum
Golden Pen of Freedom Digital Media Awards Worldwide  Gala Dinner
Welcome Reception    

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World News Media Congress 2021