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30 May, 2014
30 May, 2014
The ‘CNN African Journalist of the Year Competition’ was established in August 1995 to encourage, promote and recognise excellence in African journalism. In the early nineties Edward Boateng, then Regional Director of Turner Broadcasting (CNN’s parent company), was travelling around the African continent on business. During his travels he became concerned about the lack of respect journalists received and he decided to try and help them gain recognition for their hard work and commitment.
African Journalist Awards 2014
The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Competition is the most prestigious and respected Award for journalists across the African Continent. Its objective is to reinforce the importance of the role of journalists in Africa’s development and to reward, recognise and encourage journalistic talent across all media disciplines.
Who Can Enter?
What the Judges are looking for:
Our panel of independent, highly respected and experienced judges are in pursuit of excellence. They will be looking for entries which:
Application Closing Date
30th May, 2014.
How to Enter
a.) Print – Please include the PDF scan(s) of the published article. The text of the article must be legible. Maximum file size: 5 MB – Allowed format: PDF only.
b.) Radio – Upload the SoundCloud link (SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform that enables its users to upload and share their originally-created sounds).
c.) Digital – Working weblink (url) (screenshots of websites are not accepted)
d.) Photo – Upload the photo(s) as well as a scan(s) of where the photo(s) was (were) published. Maximum file size: 10 MB – Allowed extensions: png gif jpg jpeg.
e.) TV Material – Upload the YouTube link (YouTube is a video sharing platform).
All entries are to be submitted via the Online Entry Form
Click here for more information
TV pieces are to be initially uploaded to YouTube (www.youtube.com) and radio pieces uploaded to SoundCloud (www.soundcloud.com). If you are not a member of these sites, you will need to register with these in order to upload the video or radio pieces. Once you have the link to these, you will need to provide the link in this online entry form when you input your story details.
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