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Love putting pen to paper? Can you see yourself as the next Jeremy Paxman? Well Aye Write might have just the competition for you!

Future News is an international conference for young, up-and-coming journalists, giving an opportunity to learn, network and participate with 300 other young people from 14 different countries from across the Commonwealth who all have similar aspirations.

If you’re aged between 16 and 19, you could be there and best of all, it won’t cost you a penny! All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning this fantastic opportunity, and attending from 14 – 16 April, is show your passion and enthusiasm for journalism by writing a short, 500-word answer to the following questions;

“Who is your hero who inspires you to achieve?”

Once you’ve decided who your inspirational hero is and have written 500 words about them, send your entry off to

You’ll have to be quick as you’ve only got until 5pm on February 10th and make sure you’ve read all the details on the Aye Write website.

Picking up points for Young Scot Rewards? Just by entering you can pick up 150!

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