CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2013 now open for entries

CNN International and MultiChoice have officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2013. Journalists who are entering this year’s competition have until 17th April 2013 to send in their completed entry forms and supporting material.

March 20, 2013

You must be an African National, working on the continent for African owned, or headquartered, media organisations. Your work must have appeared in printed publications or electronic media that is primarily targeted at and received by an African audience.

What the judges are looking for?

•Tell the story in a balanced, comprehensive and objective manner
•Demonstrate journalistic integrity and resourcefulness
•Communicate the story in a way that makes the topic accessible and relevant to their audience
•Display well organised research and insight
•Was broadcast or published, in English, French or Portuguese only, between January and December 2012 with proof supplied

Entries must be received at the collection points by 17th April 2013, no exceptions will be made. Entries received after this date may be disqualified.

The journalists selected by a panel of judges will enjoy an all expenses paid finalists’ programme of networking activities and workshops, culminating in the Gala Awards Ceremony. Each finalist will receive a cash prize, with each category winner also receiving a laptop computer and printer.

The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Award winner will be selected from the category winners and will receive an additional cash prize and will have the opportunity to participate in the CNN Journalism Fellowship at CNN Headquarters in Atlanta.

Please click here to find out how to enter the competition.

Source: CNN

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