The Ghana Journalists Affiliation (GJA), Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regional branch has opened nominations for its 2019 Regional Awards to be held less than the theme “Managing Election 2020 connected violence for democratic steadiness – the position of the media”.
The awards look for to accept, appreciate and recognise the contributions of Journalists, and media institutions towards the growth of the a few locations.
Personalities and establishments which have in varied techniques contributed to the growth and progress of the Affiliation, and the media, in normal, would be honoured.
The awards are open to GJA customers and non-customers operating in the Ghanaian media establishments and protect broadcast or revealed functions from January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2019.
Awards readily available for grabs include things like Most Promising, Ideal Journalist of the Year, reserved for only customers of the Affiliation in superior standing as at December 2019.
Other groups are Wellness, Education and learning, Youngster Defense, Sanitation and Surroundings and Company and Economics.
Also, there are awards for Agriculture, Tourism and Culture, Disability, Sports, Regional Governance, Gender-Centered Violence and Unpaid Get the job done, Weather Modify, Kid Security, Ideal Early morning Clearly show (English) and Greatest Morning Clearly show (Akan).
The rest are Entertainment, Criminal offense and Court Reporting, Mining, Aspect Reporting, Social Defense/Recognition and Greatest Social Programme on Radio (English and Akan).
Future award winners are to post their entries by the conclude of February 2020 to pave the way for the GJA Awards which is slated for Might this 12 months(2020).
The Awards will be provided in the following types, Category just one (Most promising Journalist and Journalist of the 12 months) Entry requirements:
A. Will have to be a very good standing member of the GJA as at December 2019.
B. GJA members and the normal general public are invited to nominate candidates, giving explanation(s) for their nomination in not much more than 120 words and phrases.
Criminal offense and Courtroom Reporting
Gender Based mostly Violence and Unpaid Get the job done
Category A few
Tourism and Lifestyle
Local weather Adjust
Most effective Morning Show (Radio Twi)Best Moring Demonstrate (Radio English)Very best Radio StationBest Social Programme (Radio Twi)Most effective Social Programme (Radio English)Most effective Sports Display (Radio Twi)Ideal Athletics Present (Radio English) .
General Entry Demands
The competition is open to associates functioning in the print (Information Company inclusive), digital and on the net media in Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regions.
Members of the Regional Executives and the Awards Committee are not eligible to contest.
Entrants have to meet up with the adhering to additional prerequisites:
Entries must address operates published from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.
Entrants might submit entries for a optimum of TWO Groups, and NOT A lot more THAN A few released is effective really should be submitted for each group.
However, just one do the job SHALL NOT be entered in Much more THAN Just one Class
Entrants ought to submit Very clear Initial released do the job and five (5) photocopies of each entry.
All entries have to show the day of publication/broadcast and the medium in which the operate was posted.
Information Company stories carried by the conventional media or on the Net shall be deemed as printed.
Radio and Television set entrants should submit A single AUDIO RECORDING (CD/DVD) in addition to Five (5) AUTHENTICATED COPIES of the initial broadcast script.
The deadline for the submission of entries is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28,2020.
Entries/Nominations must be dealt with to:
The Chairman,2019 GJA Awards Committee,Sunyani, Bono, Bono East and Ahafo RegionOr get in touch with the next cell quantities Cell – 0208194178/0243938670OrRegional SecretariatGJASunyaniMobile – 0208596382/0246165426
Larry Paa Kwesi Moses(Chairman)