The BBC has begun its search for the next winners of its Young Reporter competition.   

The annual storytelling competition invites young people aged 11-18 to submit original ideas. The winners will have the opportunity to report on their stories on BBC programmes and platforms, reaching the BBC’s audiences. 

The theme for this year’s competition is Me and My World.

Previous winners have reported on personal stories about themselves and issues that matter to and affect young people, such as the care system, AI, cyber-crime, music education, living with OCD and diversity in sport.  

The competition is open until 11pm on Sunday 24 March 2024 and entrants can submit their stories via the entry form found at

Winners will be announced in June.