The CNN African Journalist of the Year Competition was actually established in August 1995 to promote and encourage excellence in African Journalism.
The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Competition is the major and most prestigious and respected Award for Journalist across Africa. Its major objective is to reinforce the importance of the role of journalists in African’s development and to reward, encourage and also recognise talent across all media discipline
Who Can Actually Enter?
– The Competition is open to all African professional journalists, whether directly employed or freelancers, working in the comtinent of Africa who have produced a story which has been made available as a print publication or broadcast through an electronic medium who major audience are based in Africa.
– Please Feel free to Click Here (PDF) to read the rules of the competition
What The Judges Of The Competition Are Looking For:
Our panel are highly respected and experienced judges and are also in pursuit of excellence. They are actually looking for entries which:
– You Tell a story in a balanced, comprehensive and objective manner
– you will demonstrate journalistic integrity and resourcesfulness
– you will display well organised research and insight
– entries that is broadcast or published in English, French or Portuguese, between January and December 2013 with proof supplied
– You will communicate the story in such a way that will make the topic accessible and relevant to their audience
– Journalist selected by the panel of judges will enjoy an all expenses paid finalsit programme of networking activities and workshops, culminating in the Gala Awards Ceremony. Each of the finalist will receive a cash prize, with each category winner also getting a laptop computer and printer
– CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2014 Award Winner will be selected from the category winners and will receive an additional cash prize and will also have the opportunity to participate in the CNN Journalism Felloeship at CNN Headquarters in Atlanta.
Deadline: May 30th, 2014
Method Of Application
. All Englich, French and Portuguese entries should be submitted using the online entry form (www.cnnmcaja.cnn.com/)
. You can enter a maximum of 2 stories across all categories. Please kindly and carefully review your work of 2013 and enter your best story/stories in the most appropriate category. You may also enter a maximum of 2 stories, either both into a single category or 1 each into different categories
. Please fill in all details requested on the entry form and upload all requested information
. Also make sure all story materials must be submitted in electronic format
. Majke sure you upload a copy of your up to date Curriculum Vitae and any background information on your entry/entries that you feel relevant
Submit all entries via the Online Entry Form Here
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